HAECO signs a new base maintenance contract with Air Canada

Published date: 28 February 2024


HAECO is pleased to announce the signing of a new base maintenance contract with Air Canada, the largest national carrier in Canada. The contract, effective from September 2023, spans a five-year term with an option for an additional five years.

Under this agreement, HAECO Hong Kong will become Air Canada's exclusive base maintenance provider for their Boeing 787 and Airbus A330 fleet, comprising eight Boeing 787-8 aircraft, 30 Boeing 787-9 aircraft (with two additional aircraft on order), and 18 Airbus A330 aircraft. The comprehensive scope of the contract includes C checks for both the Boeing 787 and Airbus A330 fleets. Leveraging HAECO Hong Kong's proven expertise and well-equipped facility, the company  will deliver exceptional maintenance services, ensuring the highest level of safety and operational efficiency for Air Canada's fleet.

Gerald Steinhoff, Chief Commercial Officer of HAECO Group, said: “This new base maintenance contract with Air Canada reflects HAECO’s unwavering commitment to excellence and our ability to deliver top-notch maintenance solutions. We are very pleased to partner with Air Canada and are confident that our expertise will ensure the highest level of service and support for their fleet."

Michael Collett, Head of Maintenance Operations of Air Canada, said: “We are extremely proud to be partnering with HAECO to perform heavy maintenance on our Boeing 787 and Airbus A330 fleet. HAECO’s proven commitment to quality and on time performance will help strengthen our widebody Maintenance Program.”

With a solid track record in aircraft engineering and maintenance services, HAECO continues to be a trusted partner for airlines worldwide. Leveraging its 
extensive competencies and long-standing relationships with Airbus, Boeing and other OEMs, HAECO offers customers comprehensive airframe services in Hong Kong as well as in other strategically located facilities in the Chinese Mainland and the Americas. 

About HAECO Group

HAECO Group is one of the world’s leading aircraft engineering and maintenance service providers. We provide a comprehensive range of solutions encompassing airframe services, line services, inventory technical management, component overhaul, aerostructure repairs, landing gear services, engine services, global engine support, parts manufacturing and technical training. HAECO Group comprises 16 operating companies, employing around 15,000 staff in Hong Kong, Chinese Mainland, Europe and the Americas. Learn more at www.haeco.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter for the latest updates.

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada's largest airline, the country's flag carrier and a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network. Air Canada provides scheduled service directly to more than 180 airports in Canada, the United States and Internationally on six continents. It holds a Four-Star ranking from Skytrax. Air Canada's Aeroplan program is Canada's premier travel loyalty program, where members can earn or redeem points on the world's largest airline partner network of 45 airlines, plus through an extensive range of merchandise, hotel and car rental rewards. Its freight division, Air Canada Cargo, provides air freight lift and connectivity to hundreds of destinations across six continents using Air Canada's passenger and freighter aircraft.  Air Canada aims to achieve an ambitious net zero emissions goal from all global operations by 2050. Air Canada shares are publicly traded on the TSX in Canada and the OTCQX in the US.

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