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Turkish Technic Has Reached a Milestone in its First A330P2F Conversion

Turkish Technic, a leading MRO company certified as Part 145 and Part 21 J&G organization, has embarked on A330P2F conversions in collaboration with Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH (EFW), the center of excellence for Airbus Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) conversions.

As the first MRO company to operate as a conversion house directly collaborating with EFW for A330P2F, Turkish Technic has recently achieved a key milestone by performing the Upper Frame Shell (UFS) cut-out and successfully locating the new UFS, which is a key step for the installation of the main deck cargo door. The first conversion is part of a series of P2F conversion projects, and it is planned to be completed by the middle of 2024.

Commenting on the milestone of the first P2F conversion, Mikail Akbulut, CEO of Turkish Technic said: "We are happy to reach a major milestone on the first conversion as we partner with EFW to meet high level demand in the market. Passenger-to-freighter conversions require a combination of industry-leading expertise, structural skills and operational excellence. Leveraging our extensive know-how and strong collaboration with our partners and suppliers, we are fully equipped to deliver technical services and innovative solutions. We're looking forward to successfully completing the conversion and providing the best possible performance for our customers with our extensive structural and avionic modification capabilities.”

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SWISS Entrusts Aircraft Maintenance Services to Turkish Technic

SWISS Entrusts Aircraft Maintenance Services to Turkish Technic

Turkish Technic, a leading maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for commercial aircraft, their components and private jets, has recently signed an agreement with Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS), one of Europe's leading airline operators, for the maintenance services of seven Airbus A330 aircraft.

The first aircraft's maintenance, within the scope of the agreement, will commence in November, 2023. The remaining 6 aircraft will be serviced at Turkish Technic’s facilities in Istanbul in the upcoming months.

Commenting on the new agreement, Yasin Birinci, Chief Technical Officer of Turkish Technic, said: “We are delighted that SWISS has entrusted us with their aircraft maintenance services. Our high-quality services, reliable turnaround times, and commitment to exceeding customer expectations set us apart as the trusted partner for new customers. We believe that this agreement will pave the way for a long-term partnership between both parties.”

Commenting on the agreement, Dr. Claus Bauer, Vice President Technical Fleet Management of SWISS, said: “SWISS is to explore the key strategic partners for MRO in the years to come. Turkish Airlines with its big A330 fleet is experienced with the product and we expect competitive performance. Our goal is to foster a trustful partnership that provides value for both parties for a long-term cooperation.”

Operating as a one-stop MRO company with high-quality service, competitive turnaround times, and comprehensive in-house capabilities, Turkish Technic provides maintenance, repair, overhaul, engineering, modification, tailor-made PBH and reconfiguration services to many domestic and international customers at five locations.

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is Switzerland’s largest air carrier. With one of Europe’s most advanced aircraft fleets, SWISS is a premium airline that provides direct flights from Zurich and Geneva to keep Switzerland connected with Europe and the world. SWISS is part of the Lufthansa Group and is also a member of Star Alliance, the world’s biggest airline network.

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Turkish Technic Joins Woodward's Network as a Licensed Asset Management Provider (LAMP)

Turkish Technic Joins Woodward's Network as a Licensed Asset Management Provider (LAMP)

Turkish Technic, a leading provider of aircraft and component maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has recently signed an 8-year agreement with global manufacturer Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD), establishing the MRO as a Licensed Asset Management Provider (LAMP).

Through this agreement, Turkish Technic will operate as a part of Woodward’s global LAMP network, providing component support for LEAP-1A/-1B engine operators. As part of the global network of LAMPs, Turkish Technic will provide routine component support as well as Aircraft on Ground (AOG) part support for Turkish Technic’s Power-by-the-Hour customers, and operators worldwide will have the opportunity to benefit from its AOG support.

Commenting on the signing of the LAMP agreement, John DiSilvestro, SVP Aerospace Sales & Service of Woodward stated: “Woodward and Turkish Technic have enjoyed a formal collaboration through a Repair License since 2010.  The recent signing of Turkish Technic as a Licensed Asset Management Provider (LAMP) for LEAP engine components takes our relationship to a new level and expands support to the growing LEAP fleet.”

Commenting on the new license agreement, Yasin Birinci, Chief Technical Officer of Turkish Technic, said: “We have been partnering with Woodward for over a decade, and we are pleased to cement our cooperation with LAMP agreement. The availability of components is crucial in helping optimise the performance of our PBH and AOG customers. We are excited to extend our supply chain solutions to LEAP-1A/-1B engines, thereby providing support to Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX operators worldwide.”

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Turkish Technic Brings Together 700 Aviation Professionals in Istanbul

Turkish Technic Brings Together 700 Aviation Professionals in Istanbul.

Turkish Technic, one of the world's largest aircraft maintenance-repair (MRO) companies, is hosting the 128th International Airlines Technical Pool (IATP) conference this year.

Representatives at the event, which took place in Istanbul from October 7th to 11th and saw participation from 198 companies and 700 individuals from six continents, focused on topics aimed at reducing technical-related flight costs in flight operations.

The opening speech of the event, attended by 125 airlines, 41 technical maintenance, and 32 aircraft supply companies, was delivered by Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat, Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee of Turkish Technic. In his speech, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat stated: "We are delighted to host this valuable gathering of aviation professionals here in Istanbul. The conference shares the goal of discussing the challenges facing the global aviation industry and finding collective solutions to these issues. It holds significant importance in fostering innovative ideas and shaping the future of the sector. Furthermore, it serves as a crucial platform for strengthening collaborations and developing joint projects. We believe that this important event, combined with Istanbul's rich historical and cultural heritage, will provide participants with an unforgettable experience."

Exploring the Historical Beauties of Istanbul

The 700 participants from around the world who attended the conference had the opportunity to explore the natural and historical beauty of Istanbul through organized tour programs. These tours also contributed to promoting Türkiye. The participants visited historical sites such as the Sultanahmet and Hagia Sophia Mosques, as well as the Basilica Cistern. They also enjoyed a boat tour on the Bosphorus to witness the sunset.

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Turkish Technic and Emirates Expand Partnership in Aircraft Maintenance

Turkish Technic, one of the world’s leading maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers, has recently signed another base maintenance agreement with Emirates, the largest Boeing 777 fleet operator in the world. This agreement will serve as an extension to the initial base maintenance annex signed in April 2023, which covered five Emirates Boeing 777s.

Under the terms of the new agreement, Turkish Technic will perform base maintenance services for further seventeen (17) Boeing 777 aircraft in Emirates’ fleet. The base maintenance operations for the first aircraft under scope of this agreement will commence in July 2023.

Commenting on the new agreement, Mikail Akbulut, CEO of Turkish Technic, said: ‘‘We are delighted to strengthen the partnership between Turkish Technic and Emirates. Building on the success of the initial base maintenance annex we signed in April, this new agreement not only reflects Emirates' confidence in our services but also highlights our jointly shared commitment to excellence. As a leading MRO provider in the aviation industry, we are glad to work closely with Emirates to ensure the highest level of safety and reliability for their Boeing 777 fleet.”

Operating as a one-stop MRO company with high-quality service, competitive turnaround times, comprehensive in-house capabilities at its state-of-the-art hangars, Turkish Technic provides maintenance, repair, overhaul, engineering, modification, tailor-made PBH and reconfiguration services to many domestic and international customers at five locations.

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Turkish Technic provides aircraft maintenance services to Emirates Airlines

Turkish Technic, the Istanbul-based maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for commercial aircraft, their components and private jets, has recently signed a base maintenance agreement with Emirates, the largest Boeing 777 fleet operator in the world.

Under the terms of the agreement, Turkish Technic will perform base maintenance services on five Boeing 777 of Emirates fleet. The base maintenance operation of the first Boeing 777 has already commenced at Turkish Technic’s Istanbul Ataturk Airport facilities on April 1st. The other aircraft within the scope of the agreement will undergo base maintenance operations at Istanbul Ataturk Airport facilities in the upcoming months.

Commenting on the new agreement, Mikail Akbulut, CEO of Turkish Technic, said: ‘‘We are delighted that Emirates has entrusted us with the base maintenance operations for five of their Boeing 777 aircraft. As a leading maintenance, repair and overhaul provider of comprehensive aircraft and component services, we are committed to delivering the best-in-class MRO services for our customers. We believe this agreement marks the beginning of a long-standing partnership with Emirates.”

Operating as a one-stop MRO company with high-quality service, competitive turnaround times, comprehensive in-house capabilities at its state-of-the-art hangars, Turkish Technic provides maintenance, repair, overhaul, engineering, modification, tailor-made PBH and reconfiguration services to many domestic and international customers at five locations.

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Turkish Technic Reaches the Highest Revenue in its History

Turkish Technic, one of the most prominent players in the global aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) sector, released its financial results for 2022, which marked successful growth and solid strategic acceleration. The company recorded a 37 percent growth compared to the previous year with 1,42 billion USD in revenue and increased its market share to 1.9 percent, reaching the highest growth rate and revenue in the company's history.

Expanding its capacity and capabilities to meet the needs of the aviation sector, Turkish Technic added new achievements to its service portfolio in 2022. The company has completed base maintenance operations for Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350 aircraft for the first time during the year and carried out its first Boeing 777-300ER landing gear overhaul. Adding 1.193 aircraft part numbers to its capability in 2022, the MRO leader expanded its maintenance-repair capabilities and the range of services it offers its customers.

On the 2022 performance of the company, Turkish Technic Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat said: “To meet the growing needs of the aviation industry, we continuously increase our capacity and capabilities and continue to provide high-quality maintenance-repair services to our local and international customers. Closing 2022 with 1,42 billion USD in revenue and 119 million USD in operational profit, we achieved remarkable success in our company’s history. We thank our customers for their confidence in our company and extend our gratitude to our colleagues for their dedication and effort.”

Supporting component and aircraft maintenance operations of many airline companies spread over a large geographical area, Turkish Technic provided base maintenance services to 649 aircraft, completed overhaul operations of 221 landing gears and serviced over 119.000 components throughout 2022.

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Turkish Technic is Waiving Labour Charges for Maintenance Services

Turkish Technic, a leading provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for commercial aircraft and their components, has started providing maintenance services support on-demand (with no labour charge) to international airlines flying to the earthquake zone in south-eastern Türkiye.

Following the devastating earthquake that took place on February 6 in Kahramanmaras province, one of the strongest earthquakes to hit the region in a century at 7.8 magnitude, a three-month state of emergency has been announced, covering Türkiye’s 10 south-eastern provinces. In response to the devastating earthquakes, aid and support have been outpouring from around the world. With an aim to extend their gratitude for the generosity and kindness shown by the international community, Turkish Technic has announced that they are providing maintenance services support on-demand (with no labour charge) to international airlines performing flights for humanitarian aid and search and rescue teams to the earthquake zone. From the United States of America to Germany, the Netherlands, Libya, Vietnam and China, Turkish Technic has serviced airlines from over 10 countries so far.

Commenting on the status quo Turkish Technic Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat said, “As the flag carrier, we are working closely with our affiliates and utilize any resources available to help our nation recover from the devastating earthquake. Therefore, Turkish Technic has been providing maintenance services with no labour charge to international airlines that set out to extend a helping hand to our country. Even in difficult conditions, we will show Turkish hospitality and be grateful for every step taken to help.” said

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Turkish Technic to Provide Base Maintenance Services to Air Serbia

Turkish Technic, a leading provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has signed an agreement with the flag carrier of Serbia, Air Serbia,  for the base maintenance services of four Airbus A320 family along with an A330 aircraft.

In accordance with the contract, base maintenance of the first Airbus A320ceo aircraft has commenced at Turkish Technic’s Istanbul Ataturk Airport facilities.  Its Certificate of Release to Service will be issued in the first week of February. The other aircraft within the scope of the contract will be taken to service at Istanbul Ataturk Airport facilities in the upcoming months.

Commenting on the new agreement, Mikail Akbulut, CEO of Turkish Technic, said: ‘‘We are delighted to strengthen Turkish Technic’s partnership with Air Serbia and aim to continue building on our relationship further for the years to come. With a strong history of supporting Airbus aircraft around the world, Turkish Technic is pleased to offer one of the best quality and reliable MRO services to Air Serbia.”

"We continuously strive for operational efficiency and an even better travel experience for our passengers. Accordingly, we made a partnership with Turkish Technic and entrusted them with the maintenance of several aircraft of our Airbus fleet. We strongly believe this contract is the beginning of a great partnership between our companies," said Jiri Marek, Air Serbia CEO.    

Operating as a one-stop MRO company with high-quality service, competitive turnaround times, comprehensive in-house capabilities at its state-of-the-art hangars, Turkish Technic provides maintenance, repair, overhaul, engineering, modification, tailor-made PBH and reconfiguration services to many domestic and international customers at five locations.

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HONEYWELL SELECTS TURKISH TECHNIC AS AN AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER FOR 131-9A AUXILIARY POWER UNITS

Turkish Technic will service the 131-9A auxiliary power units installed on Airbus A320 aircraft

PHOENIX, Oct. 24, 2022 — Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) has appointed Turkish Technic, a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) organization, to be an authorized Honeywell service center for the 131-9A auxiliary power units (APUs) installed on the Airbus A320 aircraft series. Turkish Technic is already a Honeywell channel partner with repair capabilities on 131-9 APUs on Boeing 737s and will be able to utilize its expertise for Airbus aircraft.

 

Under the terms of the agreement, Turkish Technic will provide inspection, repair, overhaul and upgrades for 131-9A and 131-9B APU models. Owners and operators of these aircraft will be able to repair their APUs locally in Turkiye instead of sending them to facilities outside the region.

 

“We have a long-standing relationship with Turkish Technic on components repair, and we are pleased to be able to offer a repair, overhaul and upgrade service for our 131-9 APUs in Turkiye,” said Uygar Doyuran, president, Turkiye, Israel & Central Asia, Honeywell. “This appointment extends our relationship with Turkish Technic to better serve our customers in the region by giving them access to faster, locally accessible maintenance services.”

“We have been an authorized global service center for Honeywell 131-9B APUs since 2008. We are happy to further strengthen our partnership with Honeywell for the 131-9A APU model,” said Mikail Akbulut, CEO, Turkish Technic. “I am confident that our extensive know-how and industry-leading capabilities will provide owners and operators with high-quality, reliable, cost-effective and timely services for their APUs, enabling them to achieve enhanced safety and efficiency in their operations.”

 

Honeywell’s first APU took to the skies in 1950, and the company has built more than 100,000 since then. More than 36,000 APUs are in service today across more than 150 regional, executive and commercial applications, including both fixed-wing and rotary-wing.

For more information on Honeywell’s service partners, visit aerospace.honeywell.com.

 

About Honeywell

Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft. The Aerospace business unit builds aircraft engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wireless connectivity systems, mechanical components and more. Its hardware and software solutions create more fuel-efficient aircraft, more direct and on-time flights and safer skies and airports. For more information, visit www.honeywell.com or follow us at @Honeywell_Aero.

 

Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 technology company that delivers industry-specific solutions that include aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings and industry; and performance materials globally. Our technologies help aircraft, buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer and more sustainable. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/newsroom.

 

 

About Turkish Technic Inc.

Turkish Technic (IATP: TKT), an association of Turkish Airlines group companies (Istanbul Stock Exchange: THYAO), is one of the world’s leading aviation services providers, where comprehensive maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and reconfiguration services are performed with a highly qualified workforce of 9,500 staff within Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Sabiha Gokcen Airport and Istanbul Airport facilities on two separate continents. Aside from its engineering and maintenance activities, Turkish Technic supports aircraft operators and owners globally with encompassing component pooling, design, certification and production services.

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