Airlines extends dry lease contract for H4-Bus

The Solomon Islands team with officials of the ST Aerospace Engineering PTE Limited. Photo Supplied.

The Solomon Islands team with officials of the ST Aerospace Engineering PTE Limited. Photo Supplied.

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

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