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Press release

Emirates and Spairliners sign General Terms Agreement (GTA) for Component Support of Emirates’ A380 fleet

Dubai, Hamburg, 25th February, 2020

The independent market leader in integrated component care for the Airbus A380 signs a framework agreement with the world’s largest A380 operator

Emirates and Spairliners signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) to provide component aftermarket solutions for Emirates’ A380 fleet.

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“Providing component care for the world’s largest fleet of A380 aircraft is a milestone achievement for Spairliners. Emirates is one of the world’s leading international airlines and we are very proud to cooperate with Emirates. We are looking forward to building a strong relationship with Emirates and to prove our competence by providing highly reliable, cost efficient and qualitative services.”

Thies Möller

Managing Director and CEO of Spairliners

“Component support for any aircraft is critical. But the complexity is multiplied many times over when it’s for the largest passenger aircraft – the A380s, and specifically for us, as we are its largest operator. Our association with Spairliners will further strengthen the support, service and reliability for our A380s, the flagship of our fleet, which will translate to optimized operations and a better customer experience.”

Ammar Al-Zaben

Emirates’ Vice President Procurement Aircraft

Cornelius Dalm, Head of Sales, Account Management and Marketing of Spairliners sees the collaboration with Emirates as a proof of Spairliners’ ability to further grow in the A380 market. The GTA with Emirates proves that there is still tremendous potential for component care services for the A380 and that Spairliners is well positioned to serve operators of this aircraft type through its long-standing expertise, proximity to the airline business as well as significant in-house repair capabilities.

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About Emirates

Emirates is the world’s largest international airline with a global network of 158 destinations in 84 countries across six continents. Emirates operates 271 modern aircraft and is the world’s largest operator of the Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s. Luxurious amenities, regionally inspired gourmet cuisine, an award-winning inflight entertainment system – ice – and unmatched hospitality provided by its iconic multilingual cabin crew from over 135 nationalities have made Emirates one of the world’s most recognized airline brands.

About Spairliners

Spairliners GmbH was founded in 2005 as an equally split joint venture between Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance and Lufthansa Technik and located with its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. The company offers component services for the Airbus A380 and the Embraer E-Jet Family, comprising of the E170/175 and E190/195 series. Its multiple services are provided from a single source and combined with engineering expertise. These include component access, home base stock lease, stand-alone repair, and assets optimization. As a market leader in Integrated Component Care, Spairliners is a trusted and proven supplier to world-renowned airlines such as, Qantas, Malaysia Airlines, KLM Cityhopper, Air France HOP and Lufthansa CityLine. The company operates logistic hubs in Paris, Frankfurt, Singapore, Miami and Munich.

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