SmartLynx Airlines has awarded STS Aviation Services a long-term base maintenance contract to support its A330s.

    STS Aviation Services’ vice president of commercial Ian Bartholomew said the company would be “accomplishing a number of modification inputs at our widebody aircraft modification and maintenance facility located in Birmingham, United Kingdom, and we look forward to supporting SmartLynx with additional projects in the future.”

    STS Aviation Services is a division of STS Aviation Group.

    “The addition of the modified Airbus A330 aircraft is a big step forward for SmartLynx Airlines,” said the carrier’s CEO Zygimantas Surintas. “By expanding our service portfolio and expertise we are accommodating the rapidly changing market environment.

    “STS Aviation Services’ seamless and timely support, as well as their dedication to quality, enabled us to execute our plans on time and budget. Having a reliable long-term partner in this growing stage of our business is crucial for staying competitive in the market, and we are pleased to have found one in STS Aviation Services.”