Singapore Airlines Cargo inks global maintenance and repair agreement with CHEP Aerospace Solutions

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Nov 15, 2016: CHEP Aerospace Solutions has signed a long-term agreement with Singapore Airlines Cargo for the maintenance and repair of its unit load device (ULD) fleet.

CHEP will provide maintenance and repair services in Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Brussels, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Dallas, with additional stations likely to be included in the global repair network. CHEP's repair shops are certified by the aviation authorities of the various regions and comply with the airworthiness approval requirements of CAAS, CASA, EASA and FAA.

In addition to the core ULD maintenance and repair services, CHEP will provide storage, control, inventory reporting and delivery of pallet nets, corner ropes, straps and other consumables at some of the appointed stations. CHEP's proprietary repair management software ACTIS will provide Singapore Airlines Cargo with real-time insight into all elements of the repair process.

Ludwig Bertsch, president, CHEP Aerospace Solutions, said, "Our new five-year agreement with Singapore Airlines Cargo further strengthens the maintenance and repair division of our business and increases our participation in the Asia Pacific region where we have a ULD management agreement in place with another major carrier, Cathay Pacific Airways, in addition to MRO agreements with Qantas, Air New Zealand and other airlines. Although our parent company will change within the next few weeks, as announced to the market on November 2, 2016, it's business as usual for us and our customers, and we are committed to continue to deliver value to our ever-expanding customer base."

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