Safran and ST Engineering sign license agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the Airbus A320neo / LEAP-1A nacelles

Safran and ST Engineering sign license agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the Airbus A320neo / LEAP-1A nacelles

[*][**]Gonfreville l’Orcher, February 22, 2023 – Safran Nacelles and the Business Aerospace organization of ST Engineering have today signed a license settlement for the Upkeep, Restore and Overhaul (MRO) of Airbus A320neo’s LEAP-1A nacelles. About 2,500 nacelles produced by Safran Nacelles are presently in provider on Airbus A320neo aircraft that are powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines [*].

[**]With this partnership, Safran Nacelles and ST Engineering will jointly assure the optimum specifications in nacelle MRO, guaranteed by the OEM [**], for the expanding fleet of Airbus A320neo. In addition, with the assist of Safran Nacelles’ and ST Engineering’s world network of aerospace MRO stations, A320neo operators can be certain of finding a fix station of decision that satisfies their expectations of convert time, logistics expenses and direct time.

[**]ST Engineering’s web-sites are also outfitted for complex repairs, with 24/7 accessibility to a inventory of big nacelle elements like air inlets, supporter cowls, thrust reversers and exhaust systems.

[**]Alain Berger, Safran Nacelles’ Executive Vice President – Purchaser Support & Expert services, stated: “I glimpse forward to sharing with ST Engineering, a world MRO participant, our knowledge and our very best OEM quality expectations. Operators of the LEAP-1A geared up A320neo nacelles can as a result relaxation certain that they will reward from the very best repairs in an intensive network of world wide stations.”

[**]Dr Yip Yuen Cheong, Head of Aerostructures and Systems at ST Engineering, added: “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Safran Nacelles via this MRO license to supply A320neo LEAP-1A nacelle products and services. Our MRO options, mixed with solid engineering and production skills, will supply operators finest-in-class solutions that proficiently support their flying operations.”

[**][*] CFM International is a 50/50 joint undertaking among Safran Plane Engines and GE.

[**][**] OEM: Safran Nacelles Authentic Tools Producer for the Airbus A320neo’s LEAP-1A nacelles.


[**]Safran is an worldwide higher-know-how team, running in the aviation (propulsion, tools and interiors), protection and space marketplaces. Its main objective is to lead to a safer, far more sustainable world, the place air transport is a lot more environmentally helpful, relaxed and accessible. Safran has a world presence, with 83 000 staff members and revenue of 19. billion euros in 2022, and retains, by itself or in partnership, earth or regional management positions in its main markets. Safran undertakes exploration and growth systems to sustain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap. Safran is shown on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.

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[**]Safran Nacelles styles, integrates and supplies aid and following-sales support for aircraft nacelles. The business is a world wide leader in the sector for commercial aircraft with much more than 100 seats, company aircraft and regional aircraft. At the slicing edge of technological know-how, Safran Nacelles delivers nacelles that are at any time extra built-in with the motor, aerodynamic, light-weight with state-of-the-art acoustic remedies to contribute to the reduction of CO2 and sound emissions from plane.

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