Singapore Airlines Chooses Goodrich for A380 Component and System Maintenance

-- Goodrich lands first A380 support contract

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Singapore Airlines has chosen Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) to provide asset management services, including component and system maintenance and technical support, for the airline’s fleet of 19 A380 aircraft. The long-term agreement, customized to meet Singapore Airlines’ operational requirements, covers Goodrich-produced technology ranging from primary and secondary flight controls to sensors and evacuation systems. This is the first selection of Goodrich’s team for A380 support services.

According to Paul Snyder, President Goodrich Customer Services, "We’re honored to have Singapore Airlines become the launch customer for our A380 customer support offering. This contract is a perfect example of our team’s ability to work closely with an airline to develop support services that meet unique operational and economic needs. We worked with Singapore Airlines to customize an offering allowing access to assets and services to enhance fleet dispatchability. The unique value proposition we were able to craft for Singapore Airlines was made possible by our ability to work across our enterprise to leverage our technologies and global support infrastructure through a simplified Goodrich interface."

Goodrich service facilities in Singapore, France, the UK and USA will deliver the asset-based support program. This service network will maintain direct links with Goodrich’s manufacturing facilities to ensure that the highest levels of technical product support are in place throughout the program.

Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information visit .

Goodrich Corporation operates through its divisions and as a parent company for its subsidiaries, one or more of which may be referred to as "Goodrich Corporation" in this press release.

Source: Goodrich Corporation; GR - Nacelles and Interior Systems
Keywords: Airlines/Aviation