Singapore Airlines chooses Safran wheels and carbon brakes for its Boeing 777-9 fleet
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has chosen Safran Landing Systems to provide wheels and carbon brakes for its entire fleet of Boeing 777-9 through a tailored brake landing Service contract. 31 aircraft are currently on order.
Under this contract, all heat-sink exchanges will be performed by Safran Landing Systems' facility in Sendayan, Malaysia.
Safran Landing Systems currently supports wheels and carbon brakes for 126 Airbus and Boeing aircraft at SIA and Scoot, the low-cost airline of the Singapore Airlines Group, including A320, A350, 737-800 NG, 737-8 MAX and 787.
Safran Landing Systems CEO Cedric Goubet stated: "Our carbon brake is the ideal choice for the 777-9, in terms of cost, efficiency and performance. We are delighted to have once again earned this mark of trust from Singapore Airlines, one of the most renowned airlines in the world and one of our longest-standing customers. SIA was able to directly evaluate our equipment reliability and service quality on its Airbus and Boeing fleet, and they can count on our technical excellence and efficient customer support for their upcoming 777-9 fleet. We would like to thank them for their continued confidence and loyalty."
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
Safran Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and equips 27,800 aircraft.
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