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| Myanmar National Airlines Selects Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services to Support its 737 Fleet

Myanmar National Airlines Selects Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services to Support its 737 Fleet

– BAPAS providing parts and logistics support to fuel MNA’s expansion plan
– Agreement is BAPAS’ first deal with a customer outside of Singapore

SINGAPORE, Sept 24, 2019 – Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services Pte. Ltd. (BAPAS) is now providing parts and logistics support for Myanmar National Airlines’ Next-Generation 737 fleet. The Fleet Material Solutions agreement is BAPAS’ first deal with a customer based outside of Singapore.

“We have expanded our international routes partly thanks to the reliability and versatility of the Next-Generation 737,” said Myanmar National Airlines chief executive officer, Than Tun. “With BAPAS’ reliable support, I’m confident the company will help us ensure we maximize the value we receive from our 737 fleet as we continue to expand and serve our customers.”

BAPAS, a joint venture between Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SIA Engineering Company, offers the Boeing Global Fleet Care suite of engineering, parts and maintenance solutions for 737, 747 and 787 aircraft. BAPAS currently supports more than 100 Boeing aircraft as part of its Global Fleet Care offerings.

“We’re proud to support Myanmar National Airlines’ growth efforts,” said Michael Doellefeld, chief executive officer of BAPAS. “The Asia Pacific region is the world’s leading aviation market, with growth projected to outpace the rest of the globe. BAPAS is ready to support the region’s airlines, offering unprecedented lifecycle solutions that make us a trusted partner for airline services in the region.”

Boeing’s Global Fleet Care suite of services can include Fleet Engineering Solutions, Fleet Material Solutions, and Fleet Integrated Solutions. Global Fleet Care enables airline customers to effectively manage their aircraft maintenance and operational requirements while providing predictability in their fleet management costs and maximizing scheduled dispatch reliability.

Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) is the national flag carrier of Myanmar and has the most extensive route network within the country. The airline, with over 70 years of heritage, is one of the oldest and most experienced airlines in Asia. The airline continues to uphold its high standards and focuses on 3 key areas, namely, Safety, Security and Punctuality. MNA’s Boeing 737-800s allows the airline to successfully expand its international network and offer an even better experience for its customers. Learn more: www.flymna.com

Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services Pte. Ltd. (BAPAS) is a joint venture that combines Boeing’s deep aircraft and engineering knowledge of the 737, 747 and 787 model aircraft with SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) expertise. BAPAS offers a total fleet maintenance solution that incorporates a suite of knowledge based maintenance services. These one-stop services include Fleet Engineering Solutions, Fleet Materials Solution and Fleet Integrated Solution that can cover airline customer needs from inception, to entry into service, to ongoing operations and to the decommission or sale of an aircraft. Learn more: www.bapas-sg.com

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services. The company supports commercial and government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing employs more than 150,000 people worldwide and leverages the talents of a global supplier base. Building on a legacy of aerospace leadership, Boeing continues to lead in technology and innovation, deliver for its customers and invest in its people and future growth. Learn more: www.boeing.com

Contact

Thomas Scanlon (At MRO Asia Pacific)
Boeing Communications
+1 -703-203-5783
thomas.scanlon@boeing.com

Zeyad Maasarani (U.S.)
Boeing Communications
+1-562-400-5533
zeyad.maasarani@boeing.com

Myint Aung
Director, Myanmar National Airlines
+95-9512-2360
myint.aung@flymna.com