S7 Technics and Gazprom Avia sign a new wheel maintenance contract
S7 Technics, Russian maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider is recording growing demand for its aircraft wheel repair services. In a recent development the private tech firm signed a new wheel MRO contract to support the Boeing 737-700 and the Superjet 100 aircraft types for Gazprom Avia, Russia’s largest corporate airline.
Repairs to Gazprom Avia’s aircraft wheels will be performed by S7 Technics’ specialists at its base at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport and the provider’s transport logistics group is to deliver components to the repair base and also back to the airline. The carrier Moscow’s operations are centered around Vnukovo and Ostafievo airports.
For S7 Technics, Gazprom Avia has become one of its key customers for MRO services and aircraft components supply, it says. Under the previous contract, the provider’s specialists repaired 81 wheels, and according to the terms of the current contract, the amount of work will increase by 35 per cent.
In total, in 2018, S7 Technics’ specialists repaired more than 3,400 wheels.
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