Uganda Airlines has signed a Flight Hour Services (FHS) deal with Airbus for its A330-800NEO fleet
The agreement was signed by Ag CEO Jenifer Bamuturaki and Airbus’ President for Africa and Middle East Mikail Houari, at the at the Dubai Airshow where Uganda Airlines is one of 2 African airlines showcasing Airbus products.
Uganda’s A330-800NEO has been a star attraction at the airshow given its rare status in global airline fleet with only 4 of the type actively flying worldwide at the moment
Airbus Flight Hour Services is a comprehensive material & maintenance service based on a contractual fixed hourly-rate payment.
Solutions range from component supply, engineering and repair up to fleet technical management and full airframe maintenance, with guarantees on parts’ availability up to Aircraft On-Time performance.
According to Airbus, these are the benefits of this arrangement
- Component availability with guaranteed spare parts availability
- Component engineering service using Airbus high quality parts standards and Airbus technical expertise and enhanced reliability monitoring
- Simple and flexible
- Budget control through Pay-by-the-event or power-by-the-hour rate and reduced up-front investments and optimized costs