Chonburi, Thailand — 4/26/2017 —
TurbineAero is pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive business agreement for Auxiliary Power Units (APU) Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services with Donghai Airlines in China. TurbineAero will provide MRO services for the Honeywell GTCP131-9[B] for Donghai’s fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The MRO services will be provided out of TurbineAero’s Thailand facility in Chonburi, Thailand.
The exclusive APU MRO services agreement signed by TurbineAero and Donghai Airlines is a multiyear program that starts in 2017. TurbineAero will provide full APU MRO Services for Donghai. “As the world’s largest and most comprehensive APU MRO services provider in the world,” said TurbineAero’s Vice President and General Manager of TurbineAero Repair – Thailand, Peter Gille. “It is imperative that TurbineAero partner with all types of airlines, but especially airlines like Donghai that are changing the commercial airline market in China.”
“Donghai Airlines has undergone steady development over the past 10 years since the beginning of our freighter operations in 2006,” said Mr. Wong Cho-Bau, Chairman, Donghai Airlines. “We’re committed to working with TurbineAero as they offer a full range of APU repair options to meet our demanding schedule. Donghai Airlines commitment to their customer requires every part on the airplane monitored closely and knowing that TurbineAero is managing our APUs gives us one less part to worry about.”
“TurbineAero provides customers, like Donghai, the greatest flexibility of any APU MRO services provider in the world” said Rob Higby, TurbineAero’s Chief Executive Officer. “When customers learn about our flexibility, capability, and pricing options they are excited to partner with us to keep their aircraft flying.”
About Donghai Airlines:
Shenzhen-based Donghai Airlines is transforming its business to become a dominate player in the airline market in China. Donghai started freighter operations in China back in 2006. The carrier expanded to offer passenger services in 2014. Donghai Airlines currently has a fleet of 11 Boeing 737-800s serving for more than 10 cities across China. With extended air route network, the Shenzhen-based carrier is making great efforts to build a modern medium-scale airline.
About TurbineAero, Inc.
TurbineAero was created to become the most comprehensive, flexible, and customer-focused APU MRO Services company in the world. As the largest independent APU MRO globally, TurbineAero repairs, sells, leases, tests, and certifies APU and related parts accessories. TurbineAero currently has four locations, three business units are located near Phoenix, AZ and the fourth is just outside of Bangkok, Thailand.
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