Sabena technics Brussels leaves the TAT Group and becomes Sabena Aerospace
Created in 1968 by the establishment of the maintenance department of the former Belgian national airline Sabena into a separate fully-owned company, Sabena technics is a leading independent MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) provider specialized in the maintenance of narrow and widebody aircraft, offering services to civil and military aircraft operators.
At Brussels Airport, Sabena technics employs a workforce of more than 400 persons. Here, airframe maintenance is carried out on narrow and wide-body aircraft, as well as component repair and overhaul. The now independent Brussels site benefits from specialised component workshops and a logistics centre. It equally houses the heavy maintenance facility of X-air services, its joint venture with TNT Airways whose main workshop is in Liege.
Sabena Aerospace will also have units in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo) and in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania).
The company has a new logo, depicted above, and a motto: “Keep on flying, we take care“. The turnover is around 50 million euros.