Posted on: 18 June 2015 by Mark Howells
HOP! Air France has enlisted Liebherr-Aerospace, which developed and manufactured the complete landing gear systems for the E-Jet family, to overhaul the landing gear systems on board the airline's fleet of 26 Embraer 170 and 190 aircraft.Liebherr-Aerospace will carry out all new overhaul activities at its facility in Lindenberg (Germany).Arndt Schoenemann, Liebherr-Aerospace’s MD, stated, “With this contract, HOP! Air France and Liebherr-Aerospace are continuing and strengthening their collaboration. Moreover, this new contract confirms our leading position in E-Jet landing gear overhauls in Europe.”This new agreement follows a programme signed in 2007 for the overhaul of 37 ERJ 135 and ERJ 145 aircraft which has now concluded.