Safran: Canada Jetlines selects Safran wheels and carbon brakes for its A320 Family fleet

Canada Jetlines selects Safran wheels and carbon brakes for its A320 Family fleet

MRO Americas, Dallas, Texas, April 26, 2022

Canada Jetlines, the new all-Canadian leisure carrier, scheduled to travel in the summer of 2022 to serve multiple Canadian, US, Caribbean and Mexican destinations from its main hub in Toronto, Ontario, has selected the wheels and carbon brakes of Safran Landing Systems to equip its Airbus Fleet A320.

As part of this long-term agreement, Safran Landing Systems will supply carbon wheels, brakes and heat sinks manufactured at its US factory in Walton, Kentucky, while maintenance and logistics services will be provided by Hope Aero. Propeller & Components, the Canadian wheel leader. & brake MRO specialist.

Lighter and more resistant thanks to its high-performance carbon material and superior anti-oxidation protective coating, Safran Landing Systems‘A320-the family of carbon brakes allows airlines to make significant savings in terms of maintenance costs. In addition, thanks to their minimal weight, they contribute to the reduction of the operators’ fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in the A319 and A320 wheels and carbon brakes market, currently equipping nearly 5,000 aircraft, or more than 70% of the global A320 family fleet.

With a projected growth of 15 aircraft by 2025, Canada Jetlines is controlling its operating costs to offer its passengers ever more affordable flights.

Brad Warren, Vice President of Maintenance Operations at Canada Jetlines, said: “Saffron Landing Systems was able to offer the most cost effective and reliable support package which will allow Canada Jetlines to execute our growth strategy and focus on delivering the best value to our customers. We are delighted with our new long-term partnerpartnership with Safran Landing Systems.”

Nicolas Potier, Executive Vice President, Wheels & Brakes Division, Safran Landing Systems, adds: We are very proud of to partner with Canada Jetlines in its future success. Safran Landing Systems is committed to supporting the growing leisure market segment in Canada and around the world, with wheel and brake products and flexible service solutions. »

Safran is an international high-tech group, present in the aeronautics (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its main objective is to contribute to a safer and more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran is present worldwide, with 76,800 employees and revenue of 15.3 billion euros in 2021, and holds, alone or in partnership, global or regional leadership positions in its main markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 20 aircraft manufacturers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft.

For more details: www.safran-group.com / To follow @Saffron and @SafranLandingS on Twitter.

press contact virginie.combes@safrangroup.com / T +33 (0)1 46 29 18 22

Airlines of Canada is a well-capitalized leisure-focused carrier, using a growing fleet of Airbus320 aircraft and targeting a summer 2022 start-up, subject to Transport Canada approval. The carrier was created to provide Canadian consumers with more value choices and travel options to fly to coveted sun and leisure destinations in the United States, the Caribbean and Mexico. The efficient aircraft design combined with the experience of the all-Canadian management team allows for accessible flight options without sacrificing quality or convenience. The carrier will use a state-of-the-art online booking platform, making the turnkey solution available to travel agents, tour operators and consumers, with the ability to generate revenue on bookings and auxiliary sales.

For more details: https://www.jetlines.com/Home / Instagram: @ca_jetlines /Twitter: @ca_jetlines / Facebook: @CAJetlines / LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/jetlines

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