05 Jan IAI Signs Agreement with Air Canada for B787 Line Maintenance
January 05, 2015 – Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) Bedek Aviation Group recently signed an agreement with Air Canada to fulfill the airline’s B787 line maintenance requirements at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel-Aviv.
Alan Butterfield, Air Canada’s Vice President, Maintenance and Engineering, stated: “We are very pleased with the line maintenance work performed and the excellent working relationship that has developed with IAI’s Bedek Aviation Group. This contract assures Air Canada of a quality solution for our B787 line maintenance needs at Ben Gurion International Airport through IAI Bedek’s extensive and proven capabilities in this field.”
Yossi Melamed, Executive Vice President and General Manager for IAI’s Bedek Aviation Group added: “We are proud that Air Canada, a leading international airline, has selected IAI Bedek as the line maintenance provider for its B787 aircraft, thus enhancing the existing contract for the B767 Heavy Maintenance MRO. With over 60 years’ experience in servicing a wide range of narrow and wide body aircraft for Boeing and Airbus fleets, we look forward to continuing to provide Air Canada with our unsurpassed standards of quality, customer service and on-time delivery.”
In the pictures:
Air Canada’s B787 undergoing line maintenance works at Ben Gurion International Airport
For further information, please contact:
Eliana Fishler; Senior VP Communications; 972-3-935-8509, 972-54-434-2040; [email protected]
About Air Canada:
Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 180 destinations on five continents. Canada’s flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2013 served more than 35 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 60 Canadian cities, 49 destinations in the United States and 73 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,316 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax that ranked Air Canada in a worldwide survey of more than 18 million airline passengers as Best Airline in North America in 2014 for the fifth consecutive year. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com.
About Israel Aerospace Industries:
Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) is Israel’s largest aerospace Company and a globally recognized technology and innovation leader specializing in developing and manufacturing advanced, state-of-the-art systems for air, space, sea, land, cyber and homeland security.
About IAI’s Bedek Aviation Group:
IAI’s Bedek Aviation Group is a leading global aviation maintenance center, offering the full range of services for aviation maintenance – from aircraft upgrade and repair, to conversions and modernization programs, such as engines and components maintenance. Bedek provides cost-effective, total maintenance support packages through its Full Services Provider Programs.