Saab Completes First Door Plug Delivery to Airbus

Defence and security company Saab has successfully delivered its first doors from the Door Plug 3 work package to Airbus’ Final Assembly Line in Hamburg. The delivery is part of a contract from March 2015.

Saab signed a contract with Airbus in March 2015 to become a supplier in the A321neo Airbus Cabin Flex project. The agreement covers the design, development and manufacture of Door Plug 3 and Cover Plate. The first delivery is being carried out by Saab

Aerostructures, a business unit within business area Industrial Products and Services (IPS). Saab has now successfully and on schedule delivered its first shipset of Door Plug 3 to Airbus’ Final Assembly Line in Hamburg, Germany. The work package constitutes a metal door assembly designed by Saab in Linköping, Sweden, together with its engineering partner Tech Mahindra in Hyderabad. It is manufactured in Belgaum, India at the Saab/Aequs joint venture Aerostructures Assemblies India (AAI).