Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems staff up on 737 Max repairsApril 26, 2022
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Spirit AeroSystems has entered a new arrangement with Boeing regarding repairs to the world 737 Max fleet.
The agreement expands Boeing’s Upkeep, Mend and Overhaul (MRO) footprint and company providing, especially nacelle and flight control repairs, for the international 737 Max fleet.
“Spirit is thrilled to be picked by Boeing World-wide Solutions as its world-wide associate for 737 Max aerostructures maintenance, including nacelles and flight control products and services,” explained Kailash Krishnaswamy, senior vice president of Aftermarket Providers for Spirit. “Over the past 3 decades, we have expanded from a single MRO middle in Wichita to 5 MRO facilities on 4 continents, which will let us to provide Boeing’s international shoppers domestically.”
Spirit AeroSystems has in depth knowledge with the 737 Max as the original manufacturer of the fuselage, thrust reverser, slats, and flaps. This will be the very first pooling program Boeing has provided for these unique high-value large structural areas.
Spirit stated the partnership will allow for it to deliver custom-made MRO solutions at “industry-primary convert-close to times” for clients.
“With this arrangement, Boeing World-wide Services is strategically positioned to help all 737 Max operators by furnishing lease and trade programs to answer swiftly to unexpected occasions,” claimed Mini Desai, vice president of Industrial Spares and Managed Areas, Boeing International Services. “Our organization serves our consumer base beyond the sale of aircraft, and now we can increase lease and trade assistance for aerostructures with Spirit AeroSystems.”
KSN has attained out to Spirit AeroSystems to see if the arrangement will indicate any adjustments in Wichita. A spokesperson mentioned he will react Tuesday afternoon. We will update this tale when we listen to again.