1 Desember 2009
Airbus series (photo : CLS)
Today, PT Dirgantara Indonesia/Indonesian Aerospace (IAe) and Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) Limited sign contracts for manufacturing aerospace components for the Airbus A320, A321, A330, and A340 aircraft at the IAe exhibition stand at LIMA (Malaysia).
The contract is signed by Budi Santoso as IAe President Director and Neil McManus, Vice President and Managing Director of Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) Limited. For the last five years, IAe has been manufacturing Airbus components on behalf of Spirit AeroSystems, such as D-nose, Pylon Assemblies, and Leading Edge Skins. The contract being signed is an extension of this workload for a further 5 years and could be worth IDR 273 billion.
Budi Santoso states that the contract is proof of Indonesian capabilities in manufacturing international standard aircraft components. Additionally he states that the long and effective relationship with Spirit AeroSystems has made them a particularly valuable customer that IAe wishes to continue to develop new and important opportunities with.