April 1, 2021 – China Aircraft Services Limited (CASL) announced today that it has signed a new cabin cleaning contract for the entire fleet of HK Express at Hong Kong International Airport.
Starting from April 2, 2021, CASL will provide cabin cleaning service to the airline’s Airbus 320 family fleet. CASL will also provide cabin disinfection, contributing its part to aviation’s continued success in ensuring flying safe for passengers, particularly during COVID-19.
“The new agreement represents an enhancement of our relationship with our key local client, HK Express, upon our existing line and base maintenance services to the carrier. We thank the airline’s vote of trust during the pandemic and we strongly believe that this all-in-one service will result in smoother flight operations”, said Angus Cheung, CASL’s Senior Advisor to Chairman.
“HK Express is committed to safeguarding the health and wellbeing of our passengers and crew, especially during these uncertain times.” said Mandy Ng, CEO of HK Express. “On top of the stringent COVID-19 precaution measures we have implemented, with CASL’s experienced and dedicated cabin cleaning team, we are confident in sustaining high quality cabin conditions for our customers.”
CASL will continue to support its clients with reliable and safe services as the MRO remain resilient during the pandemic.
About China Aircraft Services Limited
Founded in 1995, China Aircraft Services Limited (CASL) is a joint venture among China National Aviation Corporation (Group) Limited (40%), United Airlines, Inc. (20%), China Airlines Limited (20%) and Gama Group (Asia) Limited (20%), providing aircraft line and base maintenance, cabin services, ground services equipment and business jet maintenance, as well as supply and storage services at Hong Kong International Airport.
Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines have representations in the company via 40% shareholding of China National Aviation Corporation (Group) Limited in CASL.
Apart from operating in Hong Kong, CASL and China Eastern Airlines established a joint venture company, Shanghai Eastern Aircraft Maintenance Limited (SEAM) in 2002, providing aircraft line maintenance and ground services equipment at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.
By opening its aircraft maintenance hangar at Hong Kong International Airport in May 2009, CASL is capable of providing a higher level of aircraft maintenance services to airline customers worldwide in both aircraft line maintenance and heavy maintenance.
CASL employs around 740 people with extensive experience and capabilities. We are fully committed to providing the highest quality of services to our customers by focusing on technical development, customer care and continuous improvement.
CASL is a HKAR-145 Aircraft Maintenance Organization and HKAR-147 Aircraft Maintenance Training Organization approved by the HKCAD. CASL also holds approval from JMM, FAA, EASA, Taiwan CAA, MOLIT, CAAN, CAASL, DGCA, ECAA, BCAA, and CAACI.
(Photo Credit: HK Express)