Honeywell’s Norm Gilsdorf, President Russia, Middle East and Central Asia and Yahya Al Saadi, Chief Executive Officer at Al Raha Group for Technical Services (RGTS) shake hands at the official signing ceremony held in Riyadh.
Deal will provide customers with faster access to spare parts and local technical support
Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has signed an agreement for Al-Raha Group for Technical Services (RGTS) to distribute aftermarket mechanical and avionics products in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-based company will distribute spare parts for commercial rotary wing and military fixed and rotary wing platforms.
Honeywell customers within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will no longer have to wait for ordered parts to be shipped from the United States, and the shortened lead time will reduce the amount of time aircraft and helicopters have to spend on the ground. As a result, the agreement will help increase aircraft availability, ensuring assets are available to deploy as needed. Future plans with the company include supporting operators with local technical assistance, and providing repair and overhaul services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and aboard.
The agreement with RGTS is an important step in expanding Honeywell’s customer support in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and continuing its commitment to provide best-in-class service and support to its global customers. Honeywell now has three aftermarket suppliers in the Middle East region to help defense customers optimize maintenance, ensure safety and improve operational efficiency.