Aircelle Reaches Agreement With Airbus for Tailored Nacelle Services on Singapore Airlines' A340-500 Fleet

By Aircelle Safran Group, PRNE
Monday, November 1, 2010

LE HAVRE, France, November 2, 2010 - Aircelle is to provide comprehensive maintenance services for
engine nacelle components on Singapore Airlines' A340-500 jetliners under
terms of a new umbrella contract reached by the international carrier with
Airbus for its "'Flight Hour Services - Tailored Support Package."

As a result of this six-year agreement, Aircelle joins a
supplier team that will furnish cost-effective, adapted services for
Singapore Airlines' five A340-500s - which are operated in an all-business
class configuration on long-haul flights.

"We have been supporting Singapore Airlines' A340 fleet since
2004 to the customer's complete satisfaction, and we look forward to
continuing the relationship through this new Airbus services contract for the
A340-500s," said Marc Laubreaux, Aircelle's Vice President Customer Support.
"Airlines worldwide are increasingly looking for services that are offered on
a flight-hour basis, and this new contract confirms Aircelle's strategy to
provide the best and most exclusive tailored global solutions that are fully
capable of responding to this industry trend."

Marc Laubreaux noted that Aircelle-built nacelles for
Singapore Airlines' A340s have demonstrated very high reliability during
years of service, which has been recognized by the carrier for operational

About Aircelle (

Aircelle is one of the leading players in the worldwide
nacelle market for aircraft engines. A subsidiary of the Safran group, it
employs nearly 3,000 people on seven sites in France, the United Kingdom and
Morocco. Aircelle is the only nacelle manufacturer in the world present on
all the market segments, from regional and business aircraft to the largest
airliners, including the Airbus A380. Aircelle also is developing the
worldwide customer support and service activity for nacelles and their

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