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flyadeal Signs Long Term A320 Flight Hour Services Agreement with Airbus

flyadeal has signed a long-term Flight Hour Services (FHS) agreement with Airbus covering their A320 fleet. The agreement marks the 1000th aircraft covered under an FHS, which provides fully integrated material services, enhancing operational reliability.

flyadeal Airbus A320neo - Courtesy Airbus

On Tuesday (August 17, 2021), Airbus announced the signing of a Flight Hour Services (FHS) agreement with flyadeal covering their Airbus A320 fleet, marking the 1,000th aircraft covered under the FHS. Jeddah-based flyadeal is owned by Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA). The Airbus FHS program covers fully integrated material services, including spare parts pool access, on-site-stock at the main base and components engineering and repairs. As part of the contract, Airbus will guarantee spare parts availability, thereby contributing to securing aircraft technical performance while enhancing operational reliability.

In Tuesday’s announcement, Airbus’ President – Africa and the Middle East, Mikail Houari, said,

“Signing this agreement with flyadeal is an important milestone; it is the 1st FHS contract in Saudi Arabia and the biggest Airbus aircraft fleet to be covered by FHS. We are proud of our partnership with flyadeal and look forward to continuing working together. This agreement reaffirms our commitment to supporting Saudi Arabia’s aviation sector.”

Over the last six months, Airbus has secured 11 FHS contracts with operators worldwide, demonstrating continued interest in the company’s integrated maintenance service. The Flight Hour Services (FHS) program in proving even more relevant in the post-pandemic period as airlines work harder than ever to monitor costs and contain investments.

Source: Airbus


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