ERJ staff report (BC)
Birmingham-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has landed a long-term contract to provide new and retreaded tires to Czech Republic carrier Travel Service Airlines (TSA).
The tires will support TSA’s fleet of 23 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, as well as four B737NGs operating for its low-cost subsidiary SmartWings.
Dunlop will supply tires for the nose and main wheels of the aircraft, which operate on routes throughout Europe and Africa on charter and scheduled services.
“We have had a strong first half to the year,” said Dunlop Aircraft Tires’ chairman, Ian Edmondson. “Travel Service Airlines is the latest in a number of carriers that have placed new orders, not only in Europe but in Asia Pacific and the Americas as well.
“The Boeing 737NG is one of the most successful airliners of all time, with more than 4,500 in service. It is reassuring that major operators like Travel Service Airlines recognise the low cost of ownership that our tires provide.”