|SIAEC's Line Maintenance Network Covers 28 Airports in 7 Countries|
Singapore Airshow, Feb 16, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Mainboard-listed SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC) has announced the official opening of its line maintenance facility in San Francisco.
SIA Engineering (USA) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SIAEC, started operations at San Francisco International Airport on 1 February 2012. This comes three years after SIA Engineering (USA) Inc. launched its line maintenance business in the United States at Los Angeles International Airport.
The opening of SIAEC's latest line maintenance facility in the United States further extends the Group's global network of line maintenance stations, which covers, in addition to Changi, 27 airports in Australia, Hong Kong, United States, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam. The line maintenance network across these seven countries handles approximately 800 flights daily round-the-clock for more than 70 airlines.
The opening of SIA Engineering (USA) Inc.'s new facility is not expected to have a material impact on the Company's financial performance in FY2011/12. None of the Directors or executive officers of SIAEC has any interest, direct or indirect, in SIA Engineering (USA) Inc.
About SIA Engineering Company
SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) is a major provider of aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services in the Asia-Pacific. The Company has a client base of more than 80 international carriers and aerospace equipment manufacturers. It provides line maintenance services at more 20 airports in 7 countries, as well as airframe and component services on some of the most advanced and widely used commercial aircraft in the world.
Apart from offering a comprehensive spectrum of MRO services to airlines, SIAEC has established itself as one of the world's largest fleet management service providers. 25 ventures with original equipment manufacturers and strategic partners in Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Philippines, United States, Taiwan and Vietnam increase the depth and breadth of the Company's service offerings. SIAEC has approvals from 25 national aviation regulatory authorities to provide MRO services for aircraft registered in the U.S., Europe and Japan, among others.
For more information, please visit http://www.siaec.com.sg.
Chia Peck Yong
Senior Manager Public Affairs
SIA Engineering Company Limited
Topic: Press release summary
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