HAECO Successfully Redelivers 150th Boeing 747-8F to Atlas Air

Published date: 29 November 2023


HAECO, a leading provider of world-class MRO solutions, is pleased to announce the successful redelivery of its 150th Boeing 747-8F aircraft to Atlas Air, marking a significant milestone in a remarkable collaboration that began in 2006. The completion of this work at HAECO’s base maintenance facility at Hong Kong International Airport serves as a testament to the longstanding partnership between the two parties, built on trust and consistent delivery of exceptional service.

“HAECO has been an important business partner for our 747-8F operation," said Richard Rolland, Chief Operating Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide. "Their technical expertise has been integral in maintaining the overall reliability of our fleet and Atlas Air's ability to handle complex missions around the world."

Committed to safety and excellence, HAECO offers Atlas Air a comprehensive range of maintenance services including regular A-checks, intermediate C-checks, and heavy D-checks. Its team of dedicated engineers demonstrates exemplary expertise in making landing gear and engine changes, as well as in conducting structural maintenance visits tailored to Atlas Air’s specific operational requirements. The partnership extends beyond the Boeing 747-8F to include other aircraft types such as the Boeing 747-400 and 777F, highlighting the versatile capabilities of HAECO.

In addition to base maintenance, HAECO also provides line maintenance services to ensure optimal dispatch reliability for Atlas Air's global fleet. With round-the-clock maintenance support, HAECO stands prepared to meet the diverse needs of its airline customers anytime and anywhere. 

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HAECO Hong Kong representatives Peter Murton, Executive General Manager Operations (far left) and Derek Hui, Head of Commercial (far right) presents a commemorative plaque to Gilbert Gonzalez, Staff Vice President, Scheduled Maintenance and Outside Services (second left) and Kevin Martin, Staff Vice President, Procurement and Global Head of Procurement (second right) of Atlas Air to mark this special milestone. 

"We are proud to commemorate the redelivery of our 150th Boeing 747-8F aircraft to Atlas Air. The efficient and reliable maintenance of their fleet over the past 17 years are the result of hard work, dedication and expertise of the entire HAECO team,” said Gerald Steinhoff, Chief Commercial Officer of HAECO. “Milestones of this magnitude would not be possible without the strong collaboration and trust between our organisations. We eagerly look forward to many more years of working together to empower Atlas Air's global cargo network." 


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 Atlas Air Worldwide

Atlas Air Worldwide is a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services. It is the parent company of Atlas Air, Inc., and Titan Aviation Holdings, Inc., and is the majority shareholder of Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. Our companies operate the world’s largest fleet of 747 freighter aircraft and provide customers the broadest array of Boeing 747, 777, 767 and 737 aircraft for domestic, regional and international cargo and passenger operations.


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