SINGAPORE, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has signed a 12-year agreement with Singapore Airlines to provide asset management and repair services for the airline's fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft. The long-term maintenance agreement is part of UTC Aerospace Systems' Comprehensive Accessory Repair and Exchange (C.A.R.E.) Program. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
Under the customized C.A.R.E. agreement, UTC Aerospace Systems, through its global network of MRO companies in Singapore and other locations, will provide inventory support and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for air management systems, actuation systems, electric systems and lighting on Singapore Airlines' fleet of Airbus A350s.
"UTC Aerospace Systems has appreciated working with Singapore Airlines over the years to provide comprehensive support for its aircraft, and we are pleased to extend that relationship to the A350," said Jim Patrick, Vice President of Commercial Aviation for UTC Aerospace Systems Customer Service. "Singapore Airlines' engagement with UTC Aerospace Systems has helped us enhance the C.A.R.E. program and keep it as a leading aftermarket service. We are delighted that Singapore Airlines continues to see the value of it and to trust UTC Aerospace Systems to help keep its aircraft performing optimally."
UTC Aerospace Systems' C.A.R.E. plans provide flexible component maintenance support and deliver reliable, customer-focused solutions that are supported by a global network of design, repair, and overhaul facilities. UTC Aerospace Systems has had C.A.R.E. programs in place with Singapore Airlines to support multiple components on the airline's Boeing 777, Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 fleets since 2008.
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base, with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities. Follow the company on Twitter: @utcaerosystems.
United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit the website at www.utc.com or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.
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