Aerolitoral in Mexico chose Saab Aviocomp for component maintenance on Saab aircraft

Aerolitoral in Mexico chose Saab Aviocomp for component maintenance on Saab aircraft Saab Aviocomp has signed a three-year contract extension with Aerolitoral regarding component maintenance for the airline company's Saab 340 fleet. The operations with this aircraft type have expanded very rapidly. The maintenance contract now comprises 15 aircraft but Aerolitoral intends to expand the fleet to 25 Saab 340s within a few years. Aerolitoral has a very high aircraft utilization rate, corresponding to approximately 3000 hours annually per aircraft and operates on routes in Mexico and to southern USA. The contract has been based on a fixed price per flying hour. In connection with the contract extension the service concept has been further adapted to Aerolitoral's requirements. The programme includes the repair and overhaul of all component systems such as pneumatics, avionics, hydraulics, undercarriages and propellers. In addition, certain logistics services are included. The contract with Aerolitoral is a great success for Saab Aviocomp. Thanks to the right quality and good delivery assurance, our previously supplied services have facilitated this contract. We are very pleased for this confidence, says Jan Ingvar Johansson, MD of Saab Aviocomp AB. Saab Aviocomp AB works with the maintenance and repair of components included in medium-sized civil aircraft. The customers consist of airline companies around the world. Saab is one of the world's leading high-technology companies, with its main operations focusing on defence, aviation and space. The group covers a broad spectrum of competence and capability in systems integration. For further information, please contact: Bertil Johansson, Sales Manager phone: +46 13 231466 Email: bertil.johansson@celsius.se www.saab.se. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/11/20010611BIT00920/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/11/20010611BIT00920/bit0001.pdf

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