Sabena technics signs with Tor Air

Paris, 15th September 2010

Sabena technics, a leading independent MRO player, specialized in civil and military aircraft maintenance has signed a B737-400 base maintenance contract with the Swedish operator, TOR AIR, including a full landing gear overhaul.

Under this agreement, Sabena technics will perform a C6 check, for Tor Air, a Wet Lease and Charter operator based in Göteborg, Sweden, including a full landing gear ship set overhaul.

Tor Air’s operations were launched two years ago. This is the first scheduled major base maintenance check for the airline. « It is the opportunity for Sabena technics to support a young and dynamic airline through our expertise and to accompany their growth and development », added Christophe Bernardini, Chief Executive Officer of Sabena technics.

About Sabena technics ( )

Founded in 1968, Sabena technics is a leading independent MRO (maintenance, repair & overhaul) provider of maintenance services to civil and military aircraft operators. The group operates under the brands Sabena technics, Sabena technics training, Barfield and equally benefits from a joint venture specialized in hydraulic repair named Hydrep. Our group employs over 3,000 persons across its 15 sites worldwide. Our services are organized into five major activities: Airframe services (which includes the activity Business aviation, by Sabena technics), Component services, Integrated services, Military services and Training services, based on the basic principle of meeting our customers’ requirements.

About TOR AIR ( )

TOR AIR was founded in spring 2008 by a team consisting of senior airline management staff. TOR AIR completed the import of its first aircraft SE-RJA in 2008. TOR AIR received its unrestricted Air Operators Certificate from the Swedish Civil Aviation Authorities on December 1, 2008.

TOR AIR has recently been operating on behalf of, TAP Portugal, Cimber Sterling and Iraqi Airways.

TOR AIR’s short term goal is to expand with another aircraft during 2010. TOR AIR’s long term goal is to continue growth and become the leading Wet lease/Charter operator in Scandinavia.

Press Contacts

Sabena technics
Cynthia Jordan
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