US$450m of contracts secured by ST Aerospace in Q3 2014

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The aerospace arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has announced that it has sealed new contracts worth US$450m in the third quarter of 2014. These new orders span areas including airframe, component and engine maintenance, freighter conversion, cabin modification, engine wash and pilot training.

Included in the contracts is a steady stream of heavy checks and interior modification projects for narrow- and wide-body aircraft belonging to international airline customers. These activities will take place in the aerospace sector’s facilities in China and the US.

On aircraft capability, the company completed the installation of a wireless in-flight entertainment system – with the award of an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate – for the first time on two Boeing 737 aircraft for an Asian airline. In the US, VT MAE and the City of Pensacola signed an agreement to set up an aircraft hangar that will accommodate two wide-body aircraft, at the Pensacola International Airport by the latter part of 2016.

Subsidiary Aeria Luxury Interiors also clinched its first nose-to-tail cabin completion contract for a wide-body VIP aircraft. The aircraft has arrived in Aeria’s hangar for cabin completion and upon redelivery planned in the fourth quarter of 2016, will be outfitted with the finest materials and sport an exclusive design personalized to the customer’s tastes and expectations.

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