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Tupelo plant receives 3 Airbus planes for disassembly

universal assetTUPELO, Mississippi — Three aircraft have destined for disassembly and sale have arrived at the Universal Asset Management facility in Tupelo, according to a release from the Memphis-based firm.

An Airbus A300 previously operated by Monarch Airlines, an Airbus A330 previously operated by Malaysia Airlines, and an Airbus A340 previously operated by Lufthansa will be inducted into UAM’s End-of-Life Recycling Process and the components that are removed from the aircraft will be added to UAM’s Airbus aftermarket component inventory.

“This is an exciting time for UAM as we continue to increase the number of aircraft arriving for disassembly,” said Keri Wright, chief operating officer at UAM. “These three wide-body aircraft arrived at our disassembly facility within a few days of each other, and we have already initiated the disassembly process.”



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