Aircelle Reaches Agreement With Airbus for Tailored Nacelle Services on Singapore Airlines’ A340-500 Fleet

November 2, 2010

LE HAVRE, France, November 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Aircelle is to provide
comprehensive maintenance services for engine nacelle components on Singapore
Airlines’ A340-500 jetliners under terms of a new umbrella contract reached
by the international carrier with Airbus for its “‘Flight Hour Services -
Tailored Support Package.”

As a result of this six-year agreement, Aircelle joins a supplier team
that will furnish cost-effective, adapted services for Singapore Airlines’
five A340-500s – which are operated in an all-business class configuration on
long-haul flights.

“We have been supporting Singapore Airlines’ A340 fleet since 2004 to the
customer’s complete satisfaction, and we look forward to continuing the
relationship through this new Airbus services contract for the A340-500s,”
said Marc Laubreaux, Aircelle’s Vice President Customer Support. “Airlines
worldwide are increasingly looking for services that are offered on a
flight-hour basis, and this new contract confirms Aircelle’s strategy to
provide the best and most exclusive tailored global solutions that are fully
capable of responding to this industry trend.”

Marc Laubreaux noted that Aircelle-built nacelles for Singapore Airlines’
A340s have demonstrated very high reliability during years of service, which
has been recognized by the carrier for operational excellence.

About Aircelle (http://www.aircelle.com)

Aircelle is one of the leading players in the worldwide nacelle market
for aircraft engines. A subsidiary of the Safran group, it employs nearly
3,000 people on seven sites in France, the United Kingdom and Morocco.
Aircelle is the only nacelle manufacturer in the world present on all the
market segments, from regional and business aircraft to the largest
airliners, including the Airbus A380. Aircelle also is developing the
worldwide customer support and service activity for nacelles and their

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SOURCE Aircelle, Safran Group

Source: newswire

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