S7 Technics and the leading Kazakhstan’s airline Air Astana have agreed to perform base maintenance for Boeing 757-200 aircraft in Russia. This summer, specialists of S7 Technics base in Novosibirsk will perform a C-check for the first time for two Boeing 757-200 aircraftof the largest airlines of Kazakhstan.
S7 Technics is the only Russian MRO provider which performs heavy maintenance on this type of aircraft beyond the Urals. Tolmachevo airport (Novosibirsk) is only 1.5 hours away from the airport of Almaty, so the ferry flight cost of Boeing 757-200 aircraft for will be minimal.
Air Astana fleet counts four Boeing 757-200 aircraft. As part of renovation program, the airline is gradually replacing these aircraft with themodern ones. After the C-check on S7 Technics base in Novosibirsk, one Boeing 757-200 will be redelivered to the lessor. Therefore, the provider’s specialists will have to perform additional work on this aircraft.