aircraft tires

Michelin Seals Deal With Air France to Become Exclusive Tire Supplier for Next 10 Years

The Michelin Group recently announced that it has been chosen to serve as Societe Air France SA’s exclusive tire supplier for the next 10 years. Beyond just covering tire supply, a new agreement between the two companies will see them bolster their collaborative efforts with regard to the sustainable development of the aviation sector, including CO2 emissions reduction and the...

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Bridgestone Puts Tire Wear Prediction Technology to Use in New Maintenance Program With JAL

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) and Japan Airlines Co. Ltd. (JAL; TYO:9201) recently announced that as of May, they have used tire wear prediction technologies to start up a more accurate, systematic program for aircraft tire replacement. This is being targeted toward use on the aircraft of J-Air Corp., a JAL subsidiary that operates regional routes for the JAL Group out of...

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Bridgestone Aircraft Tire Subsidiary Exhibits at Aviation Trade Fair in Singapore

Bridgestone Aircraft Tire Company (Asia) Ltd. (BAA), a Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) subsidiary for the production and sales of aircraft tires and retreads, today concludes its final day of exhibition at MRO Asia–Pacific 2019, an aviation trade fair held in Singapore over Sept. 24–26. BAA’s booth has been open for the second and third days of the event. The trade fair’s...

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Bridgestone to Increase Production Capacity of Aircraft Radial Tires

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) will be increasing manufacturing capacity of aircraft radial tires at the company’s Kurume Plant, Fukuoka Prefecture. The move comes in response to the strong medium-to-long-term demand projected for these tires. The production capacity increase will bring aircraft radial tire production up 1.5 times of that currently at Kurume Plant. With a total investment of 2.1 billion yen...

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