• Sabena technics starts 2015 under the sign of development!

    In June 2013, Sabena technics has been selected by Airbus for the construction and operation of a painting facilities based in Toulouse and dedicated to their Airbus A320 aircraft. After less than a year of work, Sabena technics, celebrated today the grand opening of its brand new facilities and shared its ambitions for the future.


  • Sabena technics enhances its VIP customers’ inflight experience


    Sabena technics, in collaboration with Honeywell, has launched the development and certification for the installation of Honeywell’s Ka-band JetWave satcom hardware on a wide-body aircraft owned by an undisclosed VIP customer. 

  • Sabena technics acquires its Boeing 777 rating approval


    The French leading independent MRO provider, Sabena technics, has been granted by the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) the Boeing 777 rating approval.

Sabena technics develops its Sharklet retrofit capability


The Sharklets will allow fuel efficiency improvement, payload/range capability increase, and environmental impact reduction thus bringing notable benefits to the customers’ operations.  Constantly looking to improve aircraft operational use, Sabena technics has already developed the capability to perform the production retrofit on sharklet-ready wings on the Airbus A320 aircraft family and will be able to provide the In-service Sharklet retrofit modification on the Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft.


Sabena technics selected by Boeing


The VIP completion teams have already started the design and engineering and are looking forward to welcoming the aircraft in Sabena technics’ facility in Bordeaux in March 2015.


“Sabena technics has demonstrated that its in-house network of backshops – In-house Engineering Office, cabin completion, maintenance and painting - make it a key player in the completion industry “, said Steve Taylor, President of Boeing Business Jets. 

Sabena technics signs a 5-years component services contract with Airbus


Sabena Technics signs component repair services contract with Airbus for Flight Hour Services (FHS). The present agreement will allow Airbus to support services development, such as FHS, to benefit from Sabena Technics expertise, performance and competitive flat rate prices and will cover the repair and overhaul of Airbus A320 and A330 components of diverse technologies (mainly fuel, hydraulic, oxygen and avionic).

Barfield has renewed its ISO 9001-2008 and AS9100C Certifications


AS9100C is the latest revision for the Quality Management System standard (QMS) managed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) of SAE International. With this internationally recognized certification for quality and management in the aerospace industry, Barfield relies on differentiation through the quality of its management systems in a highly competitive market.



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Sabena technics starts 2015 under the sign of development!

Built side by side on Toulouse Blagnac airport, hangars are equipped with a modern dockage set and a highly efficient vertical ventilation system. With the support of his current painting subsidiaries, based in Dinard and Bordeaux, Sabena technics painting TLS will be able to accommodate and paint over 80 Airbus A320 aircraft per year within the 15-year contract signed with Airbus.



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