Sharjah Freight Center (Cargo), near Sharjah International Airport
PO Box 132 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Turkish Technic and Air Arabia havesigned a component support contract. The signing ceremony, held in the General Management Building of Turkish Technic Inc., was attended by Air Arabia Group CEO Adel Abdulla Ali and Turkish Technic President and CEO (acting) Fazıl Çiftçi.
The contract comprises component supply and repair on ATA Chapter basis. Components will be supplied from Istanbul/Turkey and all repair and overhaul work of the components will be executed at the Turkish Technic sites in Istanbul/Turkey.
Adel Abdulla Ali, expressed Air Arabia’s trust in Turkish Technic’s quality of services and also expressed appreciation to have the support of the leading MRO in the region with its comprehensive services. The CEO added: “We are recognized for high quality services and on-time departures, and Turkish Technic component support services will be an ideal support to our technical operations.”
Turkish Technic President and CEO (acting) Fazıl Ciftci said: “We thank Air Arabia for choosing Turkish Technic for Component Support Services. This is one of the bold steps we have achieved in 2014 as we are broadening our component pool service area to the Middle East and also reaching a fleet size for more than 500 aircraft in the component pool market. Turkish Technic is currently supporting many airlines’ Airbus and Boeing fleets in the region and we are delighted with the steady growth of our component pool services.”
Turkish Technic former President and CEO Ismail Demir Ph.D., who has recently taken over an important duty for Turkey as Undersecretary of Defense Industry, expressed his delight at the agreement and long term partnership established, to which he has contributed from day one. He said: “We are glad to welcome Air Arabia to be a valuable user of Turkish Technic component services. Since Turkish Technic’s inception, our primary mission has always been to be the leading service provider of the world and in this regard we showed a marked improvement with every passing year. This partnership is one of the most important awards that given to our commitment in establishing trust among airlines.”
Air Arabia is the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest Low Cost Carrier (LCC). Air Arabia PJSC is the first publicly listed airline in the region providing the carrier an independent path to growth and profitability. Air Arabia group of airlines operates from four main hubs in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaima in the UAE; Casablanca in Morocco; and Alexandria in Egypt; providing ultimate experience of flying with affordable rates. Air Arabia (IATA: G9, ICAO: ABY), operates from Sharjah International Airport and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (UAE) with a fleet comprising 39 Airbus A320. Air Arabia provides scheduled domestic flights as well as international ones over 88 destinations spread across the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Europe.
Turkish Technic (IATP: TKT), an association of Turkish Airlines group companies (Istanbul Stock Exchange: THYAO), is the leading maintenance center in its region, providing technical services for Airframe, Engine, APU and components for a wide range of Airlines from Europe, Middle East, Asia, CIS and Northern Africa at its bases in Istanbul, with a highly qualified and well-trained workforce over 5000 personnel together with Turkish HABOM Inc.; a Turkish Airlines group MRO company.