Citilink (Indonesia) chose Turkish Technic Inc. for Airbus A320 component pooling.
Turkish Technic and Citilink signed an Airbus A320 component support contract yesterday. The signing ceremony was held in MRO Middle East included the participations of the Citilink CEO M. Arif Wibowo Albert Burhan and Turkish Technic CEO Ahmet Karaman.
The contract comprises component supply and repair on part number basis. Components will be supplied from Istanbul/Turkey main base and Turkish Technic pooling stations in Middle Eeast as well as Jakarta main base. and all Repair and overhaul work of the components will be done at the Turkish Technic sites in Istanbul/Turkey. The contract also aims business development with GMF Aero Asia, as a vendor and component capability development for GMF, to support Citilink – Turkish Technic contract.
The Air Arabia GroupCitilink CEO, Arif WibowoAlbert Burhan, expressed Citilink’s trust in Turkish Technic’s quality of services and also feeling appreciation to have the support of one of the leading MRO of the world. The CEO Mr. Burhan also added “We are so glad recognized for being provided high quality services of Turkish Technic which will to support component supply will be an ideal solution to our Airbus A320 technical operations. After the assessment process we agreed on that it is the most ideal solution for us.”
Turkish Technic CEO Ahmet Karaman said “We thank Citilink for choosing Turkish Technic for component support services. This is an another a bold step we have achieved in 2015 after successor of pool contracts in 2014Air Arabia, and we keep broadening our component pooling to South East Asia. We reached a fleet size more than 500 aircraft in component pool market.”
Citilink is the successfull Low Cost Carrier (LCC) of Sout East Asia, a frontier , dedicated to flight safety, and a a member of Garuda Indonesia group. Citilink operates from Jakarta and two main hubs in Surubaya and Batam in Indonesia, providing ultimate experience of flying with affordable rates. Citilink (IATA: QG, ICAO: CTV), operates with a fleet comprising 27 33 Airbus A320, 10 with on orders. Citilink provides scheduled domestic flights as well as international routes over xx destinations.
Turkish Technic (IATP: TKT), an association of Turkish Airlines group companies (Istanbul Stock Exchange: THYAO), is the leading maintenance center in its region, providing technical services for airframe, engine, APU and components for a wide range of airlines from Europe, Middle East, Asia, CIS and Northern Africa at its bases in Istanbul, with a highly qualified and well-trained workforce over 5000 personnel together with Turkish HABOM Inc.; a Turkish Airlines group MRO company.