Ameco Signs Scores Of Cooperative Agreements In Zhuhai

Ameco signed a new MOU with Honeywell at Zhuhai.
Credit: Honeywell

SINGAPORE—Chinese MRO provider Ameco has signed numerous maintenance services deals at the Zhuhai Airshow, including with Honeywell and Collins Aerospace to support Air China’s fleet. 

The MOU with Honeywell will see Beijing-based Ameco attain repair capabilities for the HGT1700 APU installed on Air China’s Airbus 350-900s. Already certified for 131-9A, 131-9B, 331-350 and 331-500 APUs, the MRO will expand its services for the GTCP85-129 APU found on Boeing 737-300/400/500s aircraft. 

Collins Aerospace and Ameco have also expanded their on-site support agreement to include Integrated Drive Generator (IDG) and other generators for 787s, A320neos, A350s and COMAC ARJ21s. 

A day earlier, the company signed a two-year memorandum of cooperation with China’s second-largest courier company SF Express. The two parties aim to promote cooperation in the logistics supply chain, strengthen and deepen cooperation in aircraft maintenance and repair, and explore and develop business cooperation in other areas. Ameco is already providing SF Express with line maintenance, aircraft and engine overhaul and accessory repair services. 

Lastly, Ameco inked a long-term strategic cooperation agreement with the Hengyang municipal government and Hengyang Nanyue Airport to provide line maintenance at the airport and to raise and train talent in aviation maintenance personnel. Ameco currently provides line maintenance services at numerous airports including Anshun, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Hohhot, Qingdao, Shanghai, Tianjin, Wenzhou, Wuhan and Zunyi.

Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.