Dubai Airshow

SAEI and Thales Sign MRO Agreement

 - November 15, 2021, 8:56 AM
His Excellency, the Director General (DG) of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation, Eng. Ibrahim AlOmar and the Chief Executive Officer of Thales Group, Ms Patrice Caine signed an MOA between both companies.

Saudi Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) and Thales signed a memorandum of agreement on the first day of the Dubai Airshow to begin a new partnership in which SAEI will offer Platinum Care MRO services.

SAEI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Airlines and lays claim as the Kingdom’s leading provider of aviation technical solutions. Under the agreement, the company will benefit from support from Thales experts to implement best practices with the aim of giving SAEI a competitive edge in the MRO marketplace, especially in line maintenance and the repair of parts.

“This important milestone demonstrates our ambition to become a world leader in the MRO market, working with established companies that will accelerate the pace of our industrial and technological development,” said His Excellency Eng. Ibrahim Al Omar, director-general of the Saudi corporation. 

“This agreement between our two companies is a tribute to our long-term partnership, the quality of our products and services, and our steadfast commitment to support the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030,” added Thales CEO Patrice Caine.