TAM MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul), a TAM S.A. holding business unit, has signed an agreement to become the newest member of the Airbus MRO Network. The announcement came today at MRO Americas conference and exhibition, this year held in Dallas, Texas. TAM MRO currently provides services for the Airbus A320 and A330/A340 Families throughout South America.
The Airbus MRO Network is designed to provide customers with a worldwide choice of competitive, high-quality maintenance services from MRO providers with Airbus aircraft experience. Since the formation of the Network seven years ago, Airbus has worked with MRO organizations worldwide to establish performance benchmarks for maintenance efficiency and customer satisfaction.
“We are very proud of the confidence Airbus has shown in our work by bringing us into their MRO Network,” said Luiz Gustavo Silva, Executive Director of TAM MRO. “We are confident that our membership in this organization will help us win new maintenance business from Airbus operators.”
“It gives us great pleasure to welcome TAM MRO to the Airbus MRO Network,” said Didier Lux, Executive Vice President, Airbus Customer Services. “TAM MRO has gained extensive experience in maintaining Airbus aircraft, not only for TAM Airlines, but for other operators as well. Its membership grows the coverage of the Airbus MRO Network in South America.”
The Airbus MRO Network now includes 18 members:
Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies
Air France Industries
Air New Zealand Engineering Services
Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company
Lufthansa Technik AG
Mexicana MRO Services
SIA Engineering Company
Singapore Technologies Aerospace
SR Technics Switzerland
TAP Maintenance & Engineering
TIMCO Aviation Services
Airbus is the world’s leading aircraft manufacturer offering the most modern, innovative and efficient family of passenger airliners on the market, ranging in capacity from 100 to more than 500 seats. Airbus is an EADS company.