Agreement with Portuguese airline TAP reinforces confidence in independent MRO TS&S
With over 2,000 engines globally the UAE is becoming a center of excellence for the Trent 700
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Aerospace Turbine Services & Solutions LLC (TS&S), a leading maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for aero engines and industrial gas turbines that is wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC (Mubadala), has signed an agreement with European carrier TAP Air Portugal for Trent 700 engine repair.
Announced in Dubai at the MRO Middle East, the region’s leading conference and trade show for commercial aircraft maintenance, the agreement pertaining specifically to Trent 700 engines is the first of its kind between the Abu Dhabi-based MRO and a European carrier. Repairs of the Trent 700 engine, which power the Airbus A330 aircraft, will be carried out at TS&S’s state-of-the-art facilities at Abu Dhabi International Airport. TAP Air Portugal operates a modern fleet of aircraft which includes 17 Airbus A330 with an average age of 13.2 years.
Rolls-Royce recently announced the delivery of its 2000th Trent 700 engine since its introduction in 1995. There are currently 1,710 aircraft globally that are operating Trent 700 engines which is set to grow to 1,738 by 2020.
TS&S - currently the world’s only independent Trent 700 MRO facility - works in partnership with major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) including Rolls-Royce, GE Aviation and International Aero Engines and provides a variety of engine maintenance services across multiple engine platforms, including Airbus, Boeing and light aircraft.
“We greatly value this milestone agreement with TAP Air Portugal signifying an expansion of our customer base in the European market with one of the continent’s fastest growing airlines. This agreement is testament to the quality delivered by our workforce and we’re thrilled that renowned European airlines, such as TAP Air Portugal, are confident in Abu Dhabi service providers for their MRO requirements,” said Mansoor Janahi, Acting Chief Executive Officer at TS&S.
As part of its business strategy, TS&S works closely with airlines, OEMs and lessors and is an independent service provider delivering state-of-the-art, tailored solutions for the industry.
About Turbine Services & Solutions
Turbine Services and Solutions (TS&S) is a leading solution and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for gas turbines, driven equipment and aerostructures.
Wholly owned by the Mubadala Investment Company, TS&S provides comprehensive MRO services to its global customer base operating aircraft engines on narrow and wide body aircrafts including Airbus A330, A320, Boeing 787, 777, 747 and light aircrafts; as well as a complete service and solution offer for a wide range of gas turbines and driven equipment to customers in oil and gas, process and energy sector across MENA region.
In partnership with leading global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), such as GE, International Aero Engines (IAE), Rolls-Royce and Siemens, TS&S offers world-class services and solutions with the highest level of customized technical support to meet its customers’ requirements.
TS&S’ legacy of MRO excellence spans three decades, operating its state-of-the-art facilities at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates.
To learn more about TS&S or Mubadala, please visit www.ts-s.ae or www.mubadala.com.
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