Asiana Airlines signs FHS components contract with Airbus
FEB 7, 2015: Asiana Airlines has selected Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) to provide components support, securing the highest service level for daily A330 operations. The FHS Components agreement, which will run for 10 years, provides an extensive scope of A330 line replaceable units (LRUs), guaranteed spare parts availability through pool access service, on-site stock at customer main base and selected outstations, as well as repair service to Asiana Airlines. Sang-Woo Noh, SVP Purchasing & Legal Affairs at Asiana Airlines said, “With the experience and professional Flight Hour Services support already being demonstrated by Airbus on our A380 fleet, we are confident that this new Airbus FHS Component contract will likewise ensure the highest A330 operational performance.” Didier Lux, EVP customer services at Airbus said, “This new agreement is a major step to build on our existing relationship with Asiana Airlines and is proof of its confidence in the Airbus FHS solution. We are extremely proud that another world-class airline has reaffirmed its trust in the quality of our technical and competitive services.” Airbus FHS contracts have now been selected to cover more than 170 aircraft from operators of A320, A330 and A380. Asiana Airlines is the sixth operator to have selected Airbus Flight Hour Services for the A330. This latest contract reinforces Airbus’ strong presence in services market.