SOLOMON Airlines has extended the dry lease contract for its Solomon Islands registered A320 aircraft H4-Bus for another four year term.
The extension of the contract follows a visit by the Director of Civil Aviation Authority Solomon Islands, Mr George Satu and a Solomon Airlines team to the ST Aerospace Engineering Pte Ltd in Singapore on the 12th and 13th of this month.
The visit was made to conduct a physical inspection of the organisation’s facilities and procedures and to determine its suitability to maintain the H4-BUS for the 6Y/12Y heavy maintenance ‘C’ check and install ADS-B modification and ADS-B modification on the aircraft including its refurbishment and repainting.
ST Aerospace Engineering Pte Ltd is a global integrated engineering group with capabilities spanning aerospace, electronics and marine and land sectors. It also specialises in airframe heavy maintenance and modification for narrow and wide-body aircraft, including the A320 aircraft.
At the conclusion of the exercise, Mr Satu presented a Solomon Islands CAR Part 145 certificate to the director of ST Aerospace, Mr Mario Chin Hock.
The certificate authorises the organisation to carry out maintenance on the H4-BUS under the CAASI Civil Aviation Rules- SICAR Part 145.
Source: OPMC Press