Boeing and Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services Pte Ltd, (BAPAS) a joint venture between The Boeing Company and SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC), announced the signing of a contract for customized solutions from the Boeing Global Fleet Care portfolio–Fleet Engineering Services – with Singapore Airlines Cargo Pte. Ltd (SIA Cargo).
Through the agreement, BAPAS will provide the Global Fleet Care services requested by SIA Cargo to its entire fleet of 747-400 freighters.
“Boeing Global Fleet Care’s reach is a worldwide effort,” said David Longridge, vice president of Commercial Services Sales for Boeing Global Services. “Our work with Singapore Airlines Cargo Pte. Ltd demonstrates how Global Services is providing wide-ranging solutions to meet our customers’ maintenance and engineering needs.”
The Fleet Engineering Services contract provides Engineering, Reliability Program, Planning & Scheduling, Quality and Cargo Maintenance Control Centre services. Available services include customized maintenance programs and job card development, reliability programs, low-utilization maintenance programs, and engineering analysis and evaluation.
About Singapore Airlines Cargo Pte. Ltd
Singapore Airlines has been in the cargo business for over 50 years, since they first flew the Airspeed Consuls in 1947. In July 1992, a full-fledged Cargo division was formed to devote more attention to the cargo business. As a further step in its evolution, they corporatised to become an independently managed subsidiary of Singapore Airlines on 1st July 2001. Singapore Airlines Cargo offers more than 900 flights a week from its Singapore hub, at Singapore Changi Airport, linking more than 100 cities in over 35 countries across 6 continents. Singapore Airlines Cargo operates a dedicated freighter fleet and also manages the cargo capacity on passenger flights operated by Singapore Airlines, Scoot, SilkAir and NokScoot.
About Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services Pte. Ltd.
Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services Pte. Ltd. (BAPAS) is a joint venture that combines Boeing engineering knowledge of the 737, 747, 777, and 787 aircraft with SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) maintenance, repair, and overhaul expertise. BAPAS offers a total fleet maintenance solution that incorporates a suite of knowledge based maintenance services. These one-stop services include Fleet Technical Management, Inventory Support solution and aircraft maintenance that can cover airline customer needs from inception to entry into service to ongoing operations to the decommission or sale of an aircraft.