February 5, 2013
Virgin Atlantic appoints TAECO as D-Check heavy maintenance service provider
Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Company (“TAECO”) has been appointed by Virgin Atlantic as the airline’s provider of heavy maintenance service (D Check) for its Boeing 747-400 fleet. The four-year maintenance services agreement for 2014 to 2017 was signed on January 31st. Virgin Atlantic operates a combination of Boeing and Airbus wide-body aircraft, including 13 Boeing 747-400 aircraft.