Boeing agreements valued at US$2.1B
By Wings Staff
At the Farnborough International Airshow, Boeing on July 16 announced services orders and agreements worth up to US$2.1 billion spanning both commercial and government customers. Certain orders are concurrent with airplane order announcements, explains the company, and the value of up to US$2.1 billion reflects the orders and agreements listed below, as well as contracts received in the second and third quarters that have not been previously announced.
By Wings Staff
The agreements announced at Farnborough bridge across Global Services’ four capability areas, including: supply chain; engineering, modifications and maintenance; digital aviation and analytics; and training and professional services. Customer orders and agreements include, in part:
WestJet became the 100th customer to sign on for Airplane Health Management. WestJet will use the Boeing AnalytX-powered product to provide predicative analytics to its 787 fleet.
Atlas Air signed an agreement for 20 Landing Gear Exchanges for its 747-8 fleet. Through the program, operators receive an overhauled and certified landing gear from an exchange pool maintained by Boeing, with stocked components and supporting parts shipping within 24 hours.
Emirates signed an agreement to use Optimized Maintenance Program (OMP) for a fleet of 150 777-300ER (Extended Range), 777-200LR and 777-300 aircraft, representing the largest 777 fleet in the world with an OMP. A Boeing AnalytX-powered product, OMP delivers value by providing customized maintenance programs.
EVA Airways signed an agreement for a number of products including Component Services for its 787 fleet, and quick engine change solutions. With Component Services, Boeing and its partners own, manage, and maintain a global exchange pool inventory for what the company describes as convenient access. It also renewed Jeppesen’s charting and electronic flight bag (EFB) products for 10 years.
Hawaiian Airlines signed an agreement for EFB services across its Boeing 717, 767 and Airbus A330 and A321 fleet, which, explains Boeing, will enhance navigation and situational awareness and simplify preparation and in-flight procedures across the Hawaiian fleet.
Malindo Air signed a long-term partnership agreement with Jeppesen to offer dispatcher training services at its operations centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The program, open to students across the aviation market, provides the foundation for multiple aviation career opportunities available with a dispatcher license.
Okay Airlines of China signed on to use Airplane Health Management (AHM) for its 737 MAX fleet. About 65 per cent of all 737 MAX airplanes delivered so far are enrolled in Boeing AHM, designed to improve operations using predictive analytics supporting maintenance and engineering.
The Royal Netherlands Air Force signed an agreement for Boeing to provide Performance Based Logistics support for its fleet of AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. The five-year agreement is designed to combine Dutch Chinook and Apache support services into one integrated customer support program. This agreement was formally signed at the Royal International Air Tattoo show on Saturday, July 14.
The United States Air Force awarded Boeing a contract to provide crew instruction and operate, sustain, modify and upgrade the C-17 Aircrew and Maintenance Training Systems. The firm-fixed price award has a contract period up to 6.5 years and a potential total value of US$986 million.
The U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing a four-year sole-source contract to repair, support, configure and provide parts obsolescence management for F-15 radars. Support includes Boeing field service representatives embedded into each F-15 flying squadron throughout the Combat Air Forces and sent worldwide wherever needed. Boeing also will provide engineering, customer training, system analysis and integration of all radar types throughout the U.S. Air Force F-15 fleet.