(22 Jun 2021)
Cathay Pacific and HK Express have signed contracts
for Airbus’ Flight Hour Services (FHS) to provide support for
their A320 Family aircraft.
The agreements extend the service relationship with
Cathay Pacific and welcome HK Express as a new FHS customer.
“Our A350 fleet has been supported by FHS since
2016 and we are pleased to be expanding this service to cover our
A320 fleet,” said Neil Glenn, Director Engineering at Cathay
The multi-year, maintenance-by-the-hour contracts
cover integrated component services, including on-site stock, pool
access, and repair services.
The airlines will also benefit from
Airbus’ engineering expertise and FHS local representatives in
Mandy Ng, CEO of HK Express, said, “We believe
this agreement with Airbus to provide component management
services on our A320 fleet will help ensure we achieve our
operational and reliability targets, allowing us to provide a
best-in-class service to our customers.”
Airbus has finalised 11 FHS contracts with
operators worldwide over the last six months.
“Airbus’s FHS will support the operational ramp-up
at Cathay Pacific and HK Express,” said Bruno Bousquet, Head of
Airbus Customer Services Asia-Pacific. “These new contracts will
enable us to work even more closely with both carriers to offer
them the best adapted service to cope with the new market
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