Kazakhstan´s Air Astana has announced its completion of its first independent C-check at its base at Almaty Airport, the company said.
Air Astana´s Airbus A320neo aircraft, registration P4-KBH, delivered three years ago, was selected for this C-check. The company received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in to perform this advanced level of maintenance. The certificate allows Air Astana to perform heavy maintenance (C-check) on Airbus A319/A320/A321 aircraft.
The C-check was performed in 10 days under the guidance of S7 Technics specialists, with Air Astana engineers and support teams successfully carrying out over 170 safety checks, as well as minor cabin restoration. In preparation for this significant maintenance work over the past 11 months, Air Astana engineers received training at S7 Technics´ base in Moscow.