Singapore Technologies Aerospace Reports Brisk Business
Singapore Technologies (ST) Aerospace booked almost $600 million worth of new work during July-September this year, following receipt of business valued at $480 million and $430 million in the first and second quarters of 2013, respectively. The latest orders range from airframe, component and engine maintenance to commercial-aircraft cabin retrofit and freighter conversions, including 17 Boeing 757-200 passenger-to-freighter (PTF) modifications–bringing to 119 the number of such contracts won by ST Aerospace (Stand 3136) to date.
The company also obtained a cabin-reconfiguration project for two Asian Boeing 767-300s and a European Aviation Safety Agency supplemental type certificate (STC) for an Airbus A330 full cabin retrofit program involving six aircraft.
Completed contracts during the three months covered airframe maintenance and modification of some 250 aircraft, including five 757-200 PTF conversions, and the company also processed 11,360 components, 59 landing gears and 57 engines, and conducted 1,570 engine washes for commercial and military customers.