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Safran Electrical & Power signs maintenance contract with Turkish Technic Inc., the sector-leading subsidiary of Turkish Airlines.

Safran Electrical & Power signed a contract with Turkish Technic Inc., the leading MRO in its region, to maintain electrical equipment in the Airbus A320 and A330 airplane operators in Europe, CIS and Asia.

The 5-year contract includes maintenance of airplane fans, brake cooling systems, and APU generators (Auxiliary Power Unit) supplied by Safran Electrical & Power. Today, the fleet covered by Turkish Airlines includes 173 Airbus planes in the A320 and A330 family.

“We are very pleased we took the next step with Turkish Technic Inc. We won the contract thanks to innovative solutions, strengthening our 10-year collaboration with this pacesetter client. In the future, we hope to expand maintenance for Turkish Technic Inc. to new product lines,” added Vincenzo Guerriero, Head of Support & Services at Safran Electrical & Power.

Irfan Demir, CCO of Turkish Technic Inc., said; “This scope expansion in cooperation with Safran Electrical & Power is yet another step extending our current world class component services. We are on the way of having a wider component capability coverage. With our blend of services and superior quality we continue to look for ways to improve the experience that we meticulously offer to our customers.”

Safran is a high-tech international group and a leading parts manufacturer in the aerospace, defense, and security industries (business in security is intended to be sold). Operating on all continents, the Group employs 66,500 people (including in security) and earned 15.8 billion euros* in revenue in 2016 (not including security). Safran is listed on Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indexes.

Safran Electrical & Power is one of the world market leaders in electrical systems in aeronautics, number 1 in wiring and number 2 in power systems. A key player in the field of more electric aircraft, the company employs more than 13,000 people in 12 countries.