TAP M&E performs first sharklet refit on an ACJ319VIP

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed September 21, 2016 14:26

TAP M&E performs first sharklet refit on an ACJ319VIP

TAP Maintenance & Engineering (TAP M&E) has performed the world’s first Sharklet retrofit of an in-service ACJ319 VIP on behalf of Airbus Corporate Jets, as part of the first turn-key project for Comlux The Aviation Group. All the work was carried out by TAP M&E Unit based at the Company’s Headquarters in Lisbon, being this retrofit the first ever on any version of the A319 airliner.

“We are very proud with the results of the work of our team, which enabled TAP M&E to re-deliver the Comlux ACJ319 aircraft to AIRBUS Corporate Jets one day ahead of schedule. The work scope was provided with quality standards since our solution has been crafted after months of careful planning and testing before the first embodiment on an A320, to ensure a safe, efficient and smooth work flow from day one,” said Mário Lobato de Faria, TAP M&E Executive Vice President.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed September 21, 2016 14:26