Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets, has signed an agreement in principle with Air Support SA an MRO for aerospace and engine components for the maintenance of high pressure engine control valves and related equipment.
The appointment of Air Support is consistent with Meggitt’s commitment to improving global customer service levels on key engine platforms. Working closely together Meggitt and Air Support will be developing a comprehensive scorecard to support improvements in service levels and reduce turn-around times (TAT) for high pressure engine valves.
To enable this to happen, Air Support will have full access to Meggitt’s support services; including OEM spares supply, technical publications and direct access to Meggitt’s OEM engineering teams.
Adrian Plevin, Meggitt Service and Support SVP of sales and marketing explained, “This agreement Air Support further expands our global reach, making it even easier for our customers to do business with us and ensuring we deliver first class service levels across the entire range of Meggitt product worldwide.”
Sabine Tertre Air Support CEO, adds:, “ We are thrilled to further extend our current repair capabilities with the Meggitt product range. This appointment is a key milestone in our development strategy and a strong recognition for the hard work accomplished for many years to offer the highest level of support to global key players in the MRO industry.
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, this international group operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defence and energy. Meggitt employs more than 12,000 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.
The Services & Support division at Meggitt is focused on providing a single point of contact for Meggitt’s global aftermarket customers, capable of supplying just in time, reliable quality product across the Meggitt aviation portfolio. With three regional hubs and over 500 employees, Services & Support is dedicated to keeping Meggitt’s global customers airborne and operational, offering full service lifecycle solutions. For more information please visit www.mymeggittsupport.com.
About Air Support
Established in 1992, Air Support is setting the standards in the field of MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul). Air Support is a Toulouse-based independent FAA/EASA/CAAC Part 145 Repair Station featuring cutting edge technologies for the support of both aircraft and engine components (LEAP, GEnx, CFM56, GE90, CF34). Customer base involves 200+ companies spanning over 40 countries.