Triumph Group has announced that Triumph Aviation Services-Asia Ltd (TASA) has been awarded a contract by Thai Summer Airways Co, Ltd to provide maintenance and repair support and services for aircraft wheels on its Boeing 737-800 fleet. Thai Summer Airways is a new, Thailand-based international low-cost carrier providing commercial flight services out of U-Tapao International Airport, with its first scheduled flights planned to start in May 2020.
Triumph Group, Inc, headquartered in Pennsylvania, US designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerospace and defense systems, components and structures. The company serves the global aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers and the full spectrum of military and commercial aircraft operators.
TASA, which is a Triumph Systems & Support MRO subsidiary located in Chonburi, Thailand, will provide repair and maintenance support along with asset management. According to the Executive Vice President of Triumph Systems & Support, key factors for selecting TASA as service provider have been its full spectrum wheels and brakes service capabilities, including non-destructive testing capacity.
William Kircher, Executive Vice President of Triumph Systems & Support, said that TASA’s full spectrum wheels and brakes service capabilities, including its non-destructive testing capacity, were key considerations for Thai Summer Airways.
(Sources: Yahoo Finance; Triumph Group)