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Shannon Aerospace Ltd
Shannon Airport, Ireland
EIRE/IRELAND WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1919, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 70,284 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 3.6 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS DUBLIN, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ARE ENGLISH AND GAELIC.
March 2008: Shannon Aerospace (SLD), the Ireland-based narrow body airframe and Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik (DLH) (LTK), is targeting a +30% increase in productivity and a -30% reduction in ground times using "lean" initiatives. The company recently welcomed Ken Kreafle, a General Manager of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Co USA and an authority on the Toyota Production System, to its Shannon facility.
October 2008: Shannon Aerospace (SLD) completed "D" airplane maintenance checks on two Philippine Airlines (PAL) A320s. The contract was undertaken by (SLD) at the request of Lufthansa Technik (DLH) (LTK).
November 2008: Muriel Fenton, Quality Assurance (QA) Manager.
March 2009: Shannon Aerospace (SLD) completed a "2C" airplane maintenance maintenance check on an Azerbaijan Airlines (AHY) A319, its first for the airline, in cooperation with Lufthansa Technik (DLH)/(LTK).
June 2009: Shannon Aerospace Ltd (SLD) signed a contract with British Airways (BAB) for the supply of line maintenance services at Shannon (SNN) for (BAB)'s planned transatlantic business class (C)-only A318 service from London City to New York, scheduled to begin this fall. Westbound flights will make a fuel stop at (SNN). (SLD) will provide Extended Twin-engine OPerationS (ETOPS) checks on 11 A318 services per week.
September 2009: Lufthansa Technik (DLH) (LTK) will provide "C" maintenance checks on 14 A320s, three A321s and two 737-400s for Aegean Airlines (CRM) from December 2009 to February 2011 at (LTK) Malta and Shannon Aerospace (SLD).
December 2009: Shannon Aerospace (SLD) will complete a "D" maintenance check on one Cyprus Airways (CYP) A320 this month.
February 2010: Shannon Aerospace (SLD) announced the completion of six-year checks on three Aeroflot (ARO) A320 family airplanes.