New Partnership with Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corporation and Customer Agreement with EVA Air Expand the Region’s Capacity for Growing Fleet Demands and Align with Growth Strategies
WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) announced today an expansion of its aftermarket footprint in Asia through a multi-year partnership with Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corporation (EGAT) and a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) customer agreement with EVA Air for 777 GE90 nacelles. EGAT, an award-winning aircraft MRO facility based in Taiwan, is highly proficient in airframe component and composite repairs. The agreements position Spirit for growth and significantly reduce MRO costs for passenger and freight carriers in the region by keeping repairs local.
Through these relationships, Spirit will provide maintenance services on the products it manufactures – with core capabilities on the 777 GE90/Trent800 nacelle and 737 CFM56-7B thrust reverser, and on flight control surfaces – as