SHANGHAI, CHINA (Nov 6, 2022) – Collins Aerospace today
announced a contract extension of its current 10-year On-Site Support agreement
(OSS) with China Southern Airlines (CSN) to 15 years. The agreement will add
support for Collins’ Integrated Drive Generator (IDG) and other generators for
multiple aircraft platforms, including the B787, A320neo and ARJ21. With this
contract, Collins will extend its onsite inventory management services to most
of CSN’s IDG and generator capabilities.
The agreement will cover support for Collins’ Integrated Drive Generator
(IDG) and other electric power generators for CSN’s fleet of most aircraft,
including multiple regional, single aisle and widebody platforms. Collins’ IDG
provides primary electric power for the aircraft electrical system by converting
variable engine input speed to a constant output speed, thus enabling the
generator portion of the IDG to produce alternating current at a constant
With the expanded agreement, Collins’ global aftermarket supply chain team
will provide onsite inventory management, offer predictive parts forecasting,
manage the availability and distribution of parts, and provide 24/7 technical
support for all of China Southern’s IDG and generator capabilities.
“This agreement will provide CSN with continued support for its fleet, and
guarantee stocks and parts availability. This will help reduce turnaround time
and improve operational efficiency,” said Mike Yue, regional director, customer
& account management. “We are looking forward to strengthening our support and
relationship with CSN to meet their future requirements.”
Collins has operated in China for 40 years and employs more than 900
employees at 10 facilities across the country. The company has been selected to
provide communications and navigation, electric power systems, cockpit controls
and interior solutions for COMAC’s C919 aircraft.
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