Boeing Announces New Orders and Agreements valued at up to $2.1Bn at FIAS 2018

The contracts and agreements span commercial and government customers. Boeing commented that it wanted to provide its customers more value throughout the lifecycle of their investments

Announcing services orders and agreements worth up to $2.1B, Boeing, at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018, said that it wanted to provide customers more value throughout the lifecycle of their investments. The contracts and agreements span commercial and government customers.

“Our customers’ greatest needs drive Boeing’s services offerings and investments,” said president and CEO of Boeing Global Services, Stan Deal. “Orders and agreements affirm that we’re delivering on our promise to make their assets and operations more efficient and less expensive, and create new opportunities to bring them end-to-end solutions that only Boeing can offer,” he added.

Global Services’ four capability areas are bridged across in such agreements, including supply chain; engineering, modifications and maintenance; digital aviation and analytics; and training and professional services.

Customer orders and agreements include in part:

An agreement for 20 Landing Gear Exchanges for its 747-8 fleet was signed by Atlas Air. The operators receive overhauled and certified landing gear from an exchange pool maintained by Boeing, with stocked components and supporting parts shipping within 24 hours through the program.

Signing the agreement for an Optimized Maintenance Program (OMP), Emirates finalised its order for a fleet of 150 777-300ER (Extended Range), 777-200LR and 777-300 aircraft, representing the largest 777 fleet in the world with an OMP. OMP, a Boeing AnalytX-powered product, delivers tremendous value by providing customized maintenance programs.

An agreement was also signed by EVA Airways signed for a plethora of key products including Component Services for its 787 fleets, and quick engine change solutions. Boeing and its partners own, manage, and maintain a global exchange pool inventory for convenient access with Component Services. This agreement also renewed Jeppesen’s charting and electronic flight bag (EFB) products for 10 years, a testament to the tool’s ability to improve navigation and flight operations across the fleet.

An EFB services agreement was signed by Hawaain Airlines across its Boeing 717, 767 and Airbus A330 and A321 fleet, which will enhance navigation and situational awareness and simplify preparation and in-flight procedures across the Hawaiian fleet.

A long-term partnership agreement with Jeppesen was signed by Malindo Air has for offering dispatcher training services at its operations centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The program is open to students across the aviation market and provides the foundation for multiple aviation career opportunities available with a dispatcher license.

Okay, Airlines from China signed on to use Airplane Health Management (AHM) for Boeing’s 737 MAX fleet. About 65 per cent of all 737 MAX aeroplanes delivered so far are enrolled in Boeing AHM. This improves operations using predictive analytics supporting maintenance and engineering.

Primera Air held a signing ceremony for a significant services order 17 July 2018.

An agreement for Boeing to provide Performance Based Logistics support was signed by the Royal Netherlands Air Force for its fleet of AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. Designed to combine Dutch Chinook and Apache support services into one integrated and efficient customer support program, the agreement will last 5 years. This agreement was formally signed at the Royal International Air Tattoo show on 14 July 2018.

Boeing was also awarded a contract by the United States Air Force awarded to provide crew instruction and operate, sustain, modify and upgrade the C-17 Aircrew and Maintenance Training Systems. The firm-fixed-price award has a contract period up to 6.5 years and a potential total value of $986 million. The U.S. Air Force also awarded Boeing a four-year sole-source contract to repair, support, configure and provide parts obsolescence management for F-15 radars. Boeing also will provide engineering, customer training, system analysis and integration of all radar types throughout the U.S. Air Force F-15 fleet.

The100th customer to sign on for Airplane Health Management was WestJet. WestJet will use the Boeing’s AnalytX-powered product to provide predictive analytics to its 787 fleets.

Xiamen Airlines held a signing ceremony for a key digital order on 17 July 2018. The value of these orders, up to $2.1 billion, not only reflects the services orders and agreements listed above but also includes commercial and government contracts and agreements received in the second and third quarters that have not been previously announced.


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