SriLankan MRO ready for C-checks on A320NEO

ECONOMYNEXT – SriLankan Engineering said it had completed its first C-check on an Airbus A320NEO aircraft and is ready to offer services to its customer airlines.

The first check was carried out on its newly acquired A320NEO, 4R-ANA which had completed 4,000 hours.

"The on-time completion within the planned four day period ending on 5th February ensured that the aircraft was back in service with the fleet within a very short time," D A G Jayasuriya, Chief Technical Officer of SriLankan Airlines said in a statement.

SriLankan Engineering said it is certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to carry out base maintenance operations on aircraft of the Airbus A320 and A330 families, on EASA Part-145 specifications.

It also has EASA certifications for its line maintenance and engineering workshops, and carries out EASA-certified training.

SriLankan said its main repair facility at Katunayake airport was modernised by expanding the floor area of the hangar to add more aircraft.

SriLankan operates A320NEO, A321NEO and A330 aircraft. (Colombo/Feb13/2019-SB)

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