Meggitt has secured a three-year contract with Sichuan Services Aero-Engine Maintenance Company (SSAMC) to supply components for the CFM56 engine, with a lifetime value of approximately US$1 million.
The CFM56 engine on an A320.
SSAMC is a 60/40 joint venture between Air China and CFM, and is based at the Chengdu-Shuangliu airport.
Adrian Bunn, Senior Vice President, General Manager Asia for Meggitt’s Services and Support division said: “Expanding our MRO and aftermarket activities to support our growing customer base in China is one of our strategic priorities.
"We are proud to work with the Sichuan Services Aero-Engine Maintenance Company to support engine maintenance for Air China, the nation’s flag carrier.”