has gained Part 145-approval from the
French Civil Aviation Authority covering the A350.
The certification enables Sabena to provide airframe MRO services on the all-new widebody from its site in Bordeaux, where it is modifying A380s passenger doors (after finishing wing-rib modifications) on the manufacturer's behalf.
Alain Leboucher head of sales, airframe services at Sabena said: “We have been studying the aircraft and its connectivity systems so we could come up with solutions especially designed for
"Strong experience" with Airbus types at the site has been central to the extension of existing capabilities to the A350.