(23 July 2021)
Air Manas, a low-cost operator based in Kyrgyzstan,
has selected Airbus’ Flight Hour Services (FHS) for component
maintenance services in support of its new A220 leased fleet.
As the first A220 operator in the CIS, Air Manas
also the first Airbus customer for components Flight Hour
Services in the region.
The maintenance-by-the-hour service contract
includes A220 material services with access to Airbus’ pool of
parts and repair services.
“It is a historical moment and honor for the new
updated Air Manas after a long quarantine to be part of the big
aviation world with the Airbus A220,” said Alexandr Belovol, Shareholder of Air Manas.
“We truly believe the Airbus Flight Hour Services will bring the
highest level of service of flights with the A220.”
Through FHS solutions, Airbus helps airlines to preserve cash and reduce costs, guaranteeing
parts availability and easing their maintenance organisation
setup. Airbus has concluded eleven FHS contracts with operators
worldwide over the last six months.
Franiatte, Head of Airbus Russia & CIS, said, “We are pleased to welcome Air Manas
as our first FHS customer in CIS. We are building on our strong A220 component
warehouses set-up to provide our new customer with the highest
level of support. We are looking forward to contributing to Air Manas’
successful operation of its A220 fleet.”
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