ECONOMYNEXT – SriLankan Engineering said it had struck a deal to maintain Airbus A320 family freighters operated by Sri Lanka based FITS Aviation Limited.
“FITS Air has the support and expertise of SriLankan Engineering to start their A320 freighter operation,” Head of Engineering of SriLankan Airlines Shevantha Weerasekera said.
“This also means SriLankan Engineering is open to corporate with any airline in the region and will support with their engineering and maintenance needs.”
SriLankan will do base maintenance, line maintenance, and other engineering services, for FITS Aviation Limited’s Airbus A320 fleet of aircraft.
SriLankan Engineering is accredited by European Union’s EASA 145 certifications for Line Maintenance, Base Maintenance and Engineering Workshops.
It also has authorization to certify aircraft operating to Bandaranaike International Airport and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Sri Lanka.
SriLankan Engineering also holds approvals from national aviation authorities in China, India, Qatar, UAE, Singapore, Seychelles, and Bahrain to carry out aircraft maintenance.
It also provides full engineering services for the entire SriLankan Airlines fleet, which comprise of A320, A321 (CEO and NEO versions), and A330 aircraft.
SriLankan Engineering provides Line certification of B777, B737 Family, A340, A350, B787 at Colombo and Malé Airports to third-party airline customers. (Colombo/Mar17/2021)