Boeing and SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) have signed an agreement to form Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services to provide engineering, spare parts, and repair and maintenance services for Boeing aircraft in the region.
The joint venture has signed contracts for maintenance and engineering services to cover Scoot’s fleet of 20 787s currently on order as well as Singapore Airlines’ 27 777-300ERs.
“Boeing is focused on giving our customers superior support and every competitive advantage in the marketplace,” Boeing president and CEO Ray Conner said in a statement. “Through this joint venture, customers of Boeing ‘GoldCare’ and other operators of Boeing airplanes will now have access to an even broader range of world-class support and services, competitively priced and located in one of aviation’s fastest-growing markets. We look forward to a closer partnership with SIA Engineering Company, which is widely recognised for outstanding quality and customer service, as part of our ongoing efforts to give our customers a competitive edge in the marketplace.”
Added SIAEC CEO, William Tan; “The joint venture will be a game changer for the airline industry. It will set new standards for aircraft reliability and utilisation. It will also make fleet management solutions far more accessible, customisable and affordable for airlines. Aircraft ownership will be made much simpler. SIAEC is delighted to partner Boeing in changing the future of aircraft fleet management for the industry.”