SilkAir selects Rockwell Collins’ Dispatch 100 avionics maintenance and support program

Silk Air 737 MAX

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, selected Rockwell Collins’ Dispatch 100℠ avionics maintenance and support program for its Boeing 737 MAX fleet. Click to enlarge

  • Company’s first Dispatch award for Boeing 737 MAX
  • Support to be provided for 37 SilkAir aircraft
  • Work to be operated out of Singapore

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 21, 2017) – SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, selected Rockwell Collins’ Dispatch 100avionics maintenance and support program for its Boeing 737 MAX fleet. As part of the contract, SilkAir will have access to maintenance, on-site spares and shared 737 MAX support pools.

This is the first Dispatch contract secured by Rockwell Collins for the 737 MAX platform, which features a comprehensive suite of the company’s avionics as standard including, communications, navigation, surveillance, displays and flight controls.

“Under this customized Dispatch 100 contract, SilkAir will have access to specific on-site spares to maintain flexibility and support needed for their multi-hub operation,” said Thierry Tosi, vice president and general manager of Service Solutions for Rockwell Collins. “In addition, SilkAir will have access to our global component exchange spares pools maximizing its aircraft’s airtime, and benefit from our service center in Singapore.”

Rockwell Collins’ provides repair and overhaul of avionics equipment for more than 6,000 commercial, business, corporate and military operations. Additional logistics capabilities include on-board services, service parts, training and simulator systems and service, technical information services and technical services.

Following the recent acquisition of B/E Aerospace, a world leader in interior cabin products, Rockwell Collins’ presence on the 737 MAX has expanded beyond avionics to include an integrated aft galley and lavatory complex, lavatory, interior lighting and passenger oxygen systems as standard equipment on every aircraft. A variety of selectable cabin options such as passenger seating, food and beverage preparation, portable oxygen devices and crew masks are also available.

About Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a leader in aviation and high-integrity solutions for commercial and military customers around the world. Every day we help pilots safely and reliably navigate to the far corners of the earth; keep warfighters aware and informed in battle; deliver millions of messages for airlines and airports; and help passengers stay connected and comfortable throughout their journey. As experts in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, cabin interiors, information management, mission communications, and simulation and training, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of products and services that can transform our customers’ futures. To find out more, please visit www.rockwellcollins.com.

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