Results of the outgoing year and goals for the future
A-Technics summed up the results of its work in 2021
The provider of maintenance and repair of aircraft A-Technics summed up the results of work in 2021. They indicate that in difficult external conditions the company was stable and achieved the greatest production results.
At the end of the year, the total output of engineering and technical personnel amounted to more than 1.5 million man-hours, which is 22% more than a year earlier. The provider provided simultaneous technical support for more than 200 aircraft.
In 2021, A-Technics began actively performing heavy forms of C-check on wide-body Boeing 777 and Boeing 747 aircraft. The provider is still the only organization in the Russian Federation that carries out such forms of maintenance on aircraft of this type. In addition, A-Technics performed C-check for the first time on the most time-consuming eight-year program on a Superjet 100 aircraft.
At the end of the year, C-check was performed on four Boeing 777-300ER, two Boeing 747-400, 21 Boeing 737NG and two Superjet 100. Maintenance in the form of A-check was carried out 185 times. It was also performed under the Redelivery program on 10 aircraft.
One of the main events of the outgoing year for A-Technics was the start of operation of the new, modern hangar complex No. 4 at Sheremetyevo Airport and its certification according to the requirements of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part-145.
A-Technics has successfully passed the audits of Russian and foreign aviation authorities, which once again confirmed the high level of organization of maintenance and competence of the company's personnel. In February, the provider expanded its Bermuda Aviation Authority (BCAA) approval certificate to OTAR Part-145 Option 2, in July, the Superjet 100 aircraft maintenance certificate was expanded, and in December, approval was received to conduct 1B-check on Airbus A350 aircraft. Also at the end of the year, A-Technics successfully passed the EASA audit for compliance with the Part-145 certificate.
In the outgoing year, the provider continued the development of linear stations at off-base airports. In June, the are started its active activity at the Krasnoyarsk airport, and in October, A-Technics opened a linear station at the largest airport in the south of Russia – in the city of Sochi. Thus, at the end of the year, the provider has seven linear stations.
Realizing the importance of the issue of training future specialists of the aviation-technical profile, A-Technics in 2021 began active cooperation with federal and regional specialized educational institutions, providing support in the practical training of students directly at its own production. During the year, more than 100 students completed their internship at A-Technics. The students had a unique opportunity to get acquainted in real conditions with the best practices of aircraft maintenance.
Summing up the results of 2021, Mikhail Korobovich, CEO of A-Technics, said: «Despite the difficult economic conditions prevailing in the industry due to the ongoing pandemic, our company managed to continue its steady development, fully fulfilled all its obligations to aircraft operators and strengthened the position of one of the largest MRO providers. This was the result of highly professional and responsible work of our entire team. I express my gratitude to the entire team of the company and partners for their trust. In 2022, A-Technics will continue to work with maximum consideration for the market situation, ensuring successful and stable development.»
A-Technics is one of the largest providers of aircraft maintenance and repair on the territory of the Russian Federation and the CIS, part of the Aeroflot Group. Performs maintenance of Boeing 737, Boeing 747, Boeing 777, Airbus A350, Airbus A320Family and SSJ 100 aircraft. It is the only organization in Russia with unique competencies in terms of performing periodic maintenance of the latest Airbus A350 aircraft, as well as performing heavy forms of maintenance of Boeing 747 and Boeing 777 aircraft.
A-Technics has three valid certificates of approval from the aviation authorities of the Russian Federation, Europe and Bermuda: FAP 285, EASA Part 145, BCAA OTAR Part-145 Option 2.
The company has hangar complexes at Sheremetyevo and Orenburg airports, as well as linear stations in Belgorod, Voronezh, Nizhny Novgorod, Saratov, Sochi, Stavropol and Krasnoyarsk.