Posted on: 18 September 2015 by Mark Howells
Air KBZ has signed a multi-year contract with StandardAero for the maintenance, repair and overhaul services on the PW127M turboprop engines which power the airline’s fleet of ATR 72-600s.
The term of the contract includes is valid until December 2018, covering both hot section inspections and overhauls, with ‘not-to-exceed’ guarantees for all the shop visits. All engines will be serviced at StandardAero’s Winnipeg facility in Canada. StandardAero has already inducted its first Air KBZ engine at the premises for repairs.
“Standard Aero is delighted to build on its engine MRO business in Myanmar and proud to be part of the growth of Air KBZ’s regional network,” declared Rob Cords, president of airlines and fleets, StandardAero. “Myanmar is an emerging market which is quickly becoming an important business centre in the Southeast Asian region. The level of co-operation we have achieved with Air KBZ has been excellent and we look forward to doing more business together in the future.”