Goodrich Corporation and Rolls-Royce sign agreement for nacelle maintainence service for British Airways

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) on Tuesday announced that it has signed an agreement with global power systems company Rolls-Royce (LSE:RR) for the provision of nacelle maintenance services from British Airways under the engine maker’s Total Care support programme.

Financial details of the contract were not disclosed.

The contract is expected to begin upon delivery of British Airways’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, which is scheduled for 2013. The agreement, which is the first for a Boeing 787 under Goodrich Aerostructures’ Prime Solutions suite of aftermarket services, is intended to allow Rolls-Royce to provide British Airways with a fully integrated propulsion system support programme.

The nacelle support programme will be managed with Rolls-Royce and it will use Goodrich’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility which is in Prestwick, Scotland. The programme is also expected to use Goodrich’s global nacelle MRO presence to offer support in all regions where the 787 Dreamliner will operate.

Goodrich Corporation is a Fortune 500 company and is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets.