StandardAero extends longstanding relationship with Vietnam Airlines with new multi-year PW127M engine support agreement

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Vietnam Airlines, the flag carrier of Vietnam, has awarded StandardAero a new contract to support the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M engines powering its fleet of ATR 72-500 regional turboprops. StandardAero will support the airline from its OEM approved PW100 Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) in Gonesse, France.

This new contract award extends the long-standing relationship between the two companies. StandardAero has been supporting Vietnam Airlines’ PW127M engine fleet from its Gonesse plant since 2013, providing a range of services including overhauls, hot section inspections (HSI) and engine repairs.

Commenting on the agreement for Vietnam Airlines, Tran Ngoc Tu said, “Vietnam Airlines is delighted to continue the partnership with our longstanding and trusted partner StandardAero. As Vietnam’s flag carrier, we are focused on recovery, growth and future expansion, and it is especially important for us to be able to count on reliable service partners such as StandardAero.

“We really appreciate Vietnam Airline’s decision to continue using StandardAero as their PW127M service provider of choice,” commented Lewis Prebble, President of Airlines and Fleets for StandardAero. “We are delighted to continue our close relationship with the airline and continue to contribute to VNA’s continued success through industry-leading support.”

Vietnam Airlines – a member of SkyTeam Alliance – is the flag carrier of Vietnam and the main carrier in Southeast Asia, serving 22 domestic destinations and 33 international destinations. Vietnam Airlines has spearheaded Vietnam’s aviation market – one of the fastest growing domestic markets in the world – throughout 20 years of development at a double-digit annual growth rate. Positioning itself as a modern carrier with an internationally recognizable brand characterized by traditional Vietnamese culture, Vietnam Airlines aims to achieve 5-star status and become a major airline in Asia.

StandardAero is a Designated Overhaul Center (DOF) for the P&WC PW100 family, with overhaul centers in Summerside, PE, Canada and Gonesse, France, supported by five service centers across the Americas, Europe, USA. Africa and Asia. With over 25 years of reliable experience in turboprop MRO, the company offers engine support options and recommendations tailored to specific operator needs. StandardAero’s service offering on the PW100 family also includes Engine Condition Trend Monitoring (ECTM) services, as a Designated Analysis Center (DAC) of CAMP systems.

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