Saudi Aerospace Engineering Industries and Thales sign Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for aircraft maintenance and repair
• On the first day of Dubai Airshow, Thales and Saudi Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) are signing a memorandum of agreement in the presence of his Excellency, the Director General (DG) of Saudia Airline, Mr. Ibrahim A Al-Omar and Thales’ Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Patrice Caine.
• Both companies will strengthen their cooperation in line maintenance activities and repairs of aircraft parts giving Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) a leading edge in the MRO market.
Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Airlines Holding, and Thales are signing a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) initiating their partnership to provide premium maintenance services.
On the first day of Dubai Airshow 2021, his Excellency, the Director General (DG) of Saudia Airline, Mr. Ibrahim A Al-Omar and the Chief Executive Officer of Thales Group, Mr. Patrice Caine signed an MOA between both companies.
This comprehensive MRO Platinum Care agreement strengthens the cooperation between the two companies in the areas of Line Maintenance activities and in the development of an industrial partnership for repairs of aircraft parts. SAEI will benefit from the support and expertise of the Thales team of specialists working hand-in-hand in their organization to promote industrial and technological best practices giving SAEI a leading edge in the MRO market.
SAEI today is the leading aviation technical solutions provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Middle East and North Africa regions backed by over 60 years of experience and more than 4,200 highly qualified and trained professional workforce. SAEI holds GACA, FAA, EASA and several other regional and international authorities’ approvals.
SAEI offers an extensive array of integrated Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services to Civil and Military Aircraft owners and operators, both locally and abroad. SAEI services include aircraft, engine, and component maintenance as well as engineering, line maintenance, manufacturing, supply chain and logistics.
For further information on Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries, please visit www.saei.aero
Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) is a global leader in advanced technologies, investing in digital and “deep tech” innovations – connectivity, big data, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and quantum computing – to build a confident future crucial for the development of our societies. The Group provides its customers – businesses, organisations and governments – in the defense, aeronautics, space, transport, and digital identity and security domains with solutions, services and products that help them fulfil their critical role, consideration for the individual being the driving force behind all decisions.
Thales has 81,000 employees in 68 countries. In 2020 the Group generated sales of €17 billion.