Sichuan Airlines extends Goodrich Aerostructures Service China nacelle contract

Sichuan Airlines has chosen UTC Aerospace Systems´ unit in China, Goodrich Aerostructures Service China Ltd. (GASCH), to provide nacelle asset support and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for the airline´s fleet of Airbus A320ceo V2500-powered aircraft, the company said.

This agreement is an extension of an existing Prime Solutions® support agreement.

Prime Solutions is a flexible suite of nacelle maintenance services offered by UTC Aerospace Systems that can be tailored to meet each specific airline´s needs.

UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The MRO support for Sichuan Airlines will be provided at the GASCH facility in Tianjin, China, which opened in 2009. The facility was purpose-built to provide MRO service to airlines throughout China.

Sichuan Airlines first started operations in 1988 with seven routes and has since grown into one of the leading regional airlines in China, serving over 160 different routes from its primary hub in Chengdu, China.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.