Scoot the wholly-owned low-cost, long-haul subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has selected UTC Aerospace Systems to provide asset management and repair services for components on its B787 aircraft through a Comprehensive Accessory Repair and Exchange (C.A.R.E.) programme agreement.
Under the agreement UTC Aerospace Systems will provide inventory support and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for 10 B787-9 and 10 B787-8 aircraft to be operated by Scoot. Products supported under the agreement include air management systems, electric power generator and start systems, emergency power systems, fire suppression, sensors and lighting systems. The first of the B787-9 aircraft will be delivered to Scoot in November 2014.
Scoot operates medium- and long-haul flights between Singapore and Sydney, Gold Coast, Bangkok, Taipei, Tokyo, Tianjin, Shenyang, Qingdao, Nanjing, Seoul, Hong Kong and Perth. Scoot’s belly-hold cargo is managed by Singapore Airlines Cargo.