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Vistara selects Airbus’ FHS-TSP solution to maintain A320 fleet

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27 September 2019 - 10:30 PM
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New Delhi, 25 September 2019–Vistara, India’s full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, has signed a long-term contract to partner with Airbus for their Flight Hour Services - Tailored SupportPackage (FHS-TSP). The contract will cover engineering and maintenance for 62aircraft, including 23existing ones.   The FHS-TSP contract provides integrated and guaranteed services ranging from the supply and repair of components to the manufacturer’s unique Fleet Technical Management service. An on-site Airbus team will supportthe daily maintenance activities, including spares, warehousing and engineering to ensurethe highest standards of aircraft technical dispatch and operations.   Under the agreement, Airbus will offer its expertise in the areas of maintenance, engineering, reliability and supply chain management. Airbus will ensure a) timely availability of spare parts b) maintenance planning c) compliance with airworthiness advisories as well as technical records on all aircraft.   “Weare delighted to announce the partnership with Airbus to avail the advantages of their TSP programme.Vistara is committed to the highest standards of operational efficiency and innovation and the adoption of this service is part of our continual efforts to maximise customer satisfaction,” said Sisira Kanta Dash, Senior Vice President - Engineering, Vistara.   “Airbus Services’combined aircraft engineering capabilities, expertise in maintenance operations and data analytics know-how will help Vistara to increase its competitiveness and secure its operations.This contract also reaffirms our commitmentto expanding and deepening our Airbus Services footprint in India,” said Rémi Maillard, Head of Airbus Services.   Airbus provides a host of material and maintenance services, which go from initial provisioning and on-request solutions by Satair, Airbus’ 100% subsidiary, to ‘all-in-one’ solutions with material management, maintenance operations and engineering solutions through FHS-TSP. Leveraging Skywise’s digital platform capabilities, the latest applications optimizing aircraft availability include real-time health monitoring and predictive maintenance.  

About Airbus
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.