Subscribe Free
in Maintenance

SR Technics redelivers VVIP aircraft in record time of 41 days

Posted 25 January 2017 · Add Comment

SR Technics, a MRO service provider that has offices in Dubai, has announced the redelivery of an Airbus wide-body aircraft with a full VVIP cabin


The aircraft underwent a maintenance check, which required the removal and re-installation of the VVIP cabin, in addition to some minor repairs to cabin monuments. 

Gregor Müller, head of the interior competence center at SR Technics, explained: “The challenge was to get the cabin removed and then reinstalled in record time. We were able to assemble a team of cabin experts and came up with a unique process to minimize the time required for the removal and reinstallation, taking into consideration the individual cabin parts, which have fragile surfaces. In the end, we removed the cabin in five days and reinstalled in fifteen days, completing the job in even less time than planned, and because of the special setup, left the cabin in perfect condition.”                                        

Michael Sattler, head of Aircraft Services at SR Technics added:  “The similar work is often expected to take 90 days of downtime, the standard market time for a job of this sort. Since we can run 2-3 daily shifts here at SR Technics in Zurich, we were able to offer the job in a timeframe that is unique to this industry. For anyone considered our proposal unrealistic, we proved that we can deliver fast, as we completed the work two days ahead of schedule, in just 41 days.”

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Qatar Airways to boost Colombo service

Qatar Airways will introduce a fourth daily non-stop service from Doha to Colombo from 1 August, 2017.

OAPFD signs the Oman Aviation Academy shareholders agreement

The Oman Aviation Academy (OAA) shareholders agreement ceremony was held this week.

Embraer celebrates the tenth anniversary of the first flight of the Phenom 100

Embraer Executive Jets is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the first flight of its Phenom 100 entry level business jet.

BGS to provide fuel for Turkish Airlines in Boryspil, Riga and Vilnius airports

BGS, an international provider of ground handling and aircraft fueling services, has won a fuel supply tender for Turkish Airlines operations in Boryspil, Riga and Vilnius International airports during 2017-2018.

SCAC denies contract on SSJ100 delivery to Iran

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft manufacturer, has issued a brief statement denying a contract on SSJ100 delivery to Iran.

Ethiopian Airlines to start services to Bahrain

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will start services to Bahrain effective August 17, 2017 with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior.

TAA SK 12MTHS16
See us at
Aviation Africa BT18418Aviation Show 267291117DAS BT1105161117AIME BT1204240118DIAC BT1105121117Global Aerospace BT28218RMIT BT1631817Commercial Aircraft Financing BT2017DASAS BT3006161117