Boeing and Turkish Technic Inc., the maintenance, repair and overhaul arm of Turkish Airlines, signed a Global Fleet Care supplier agreement to collaborate in the training and certification of technicians from different parts of the world. Turkish Technic is now a strategic Boeing supplier for line and heavy maintenance of airplanes and component service and repair.
Ahmet Karaman, General Manager of Turkish Technic Inc. said, “We are glad to announce such a remarkable collaboration with Boeing today, which will significantly contribute and add value to our business in our new home base. In addition to the current services we provide, more will be available to our customers at our brand-new facilities, located Istanbul New Airport as of 29 October 2018.”
Last year, Boeing and the Turkish Government announced the Boeing Turkey National Aerospace Initiative, launched to support the growth of the Turkish aerospace industry, in conjunction with the targets set by Turkey’s Vision 2023 that specially designed for the 100th establishment anniversary of the Turkish Republic. The initiative outlines a strategic framework that aligns Boeing investment and programs with the Turkish Government, Turkish airlines, aerospace service companies and industry suppliers in the areas of research, engineering and skills development.
“Turkey is one of the Boeing’s top strategic growth countries, and we see strong capability and growth potential in aviation services and maintenance in Turkey,” said Marc Allen, President of Boeing International.
Through its Global Services division, Boeing provides technical support to more than 60 customers and over 2,500 airplanes through its Global Fleet Care program. This customizable portfolio offers engineering and planning activities associated with managing the technical performance of the airplane. A power-by-the-hour based offering, Global Fleet Care solutions in the form of Engineering, Materials and Maintenance programs bring inherent efficiency to airline operations.
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