Posted on: 16 November 2015 by Mark Howells
PNG Air has signed a multi-year exclusive agreement which will see Vector Aerospace provide the carrier’s new fleet of Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M-powered ATR 72-600 regional turboprops with comprehensive fixed-wing aircraft engine MRO services from its facilities in Canada and Australia.
Under the new contract, Vector’s PW127M MRO services include engine repair, hot section inspections, testing, modifications, overhaul services and parts distribution.
“We have been working with Vector Aerospace for the past 6 years and continue to be very pleased with their outstanding level of service and support,” opined Paul Abbot, chief commercial officer, PNG Air. “It is the superior service quality, responsiveness and commitment delivered by Vector that enables PNG Air to provide safe, efficient and reliable air transportation for our passengers each year.”
“We are very proud to be entering into this PW127M service agreement with PNG Air, which expands our existing relationship relating to the exclusive provision of PW120A engine MRO services for their Dash 8-100 fleet,” continued Jeff Poirier, president of Vector's Atlantic division of engine services. “Our comprehensive engine and component repair, overhaul and test services will continue to deliver exceptional value and benefit to PNG Air and its customers. Vector has the diverse capability to accommodate PNG Air’s specific requirements, and the detailed product knowledge and experience to meet their expectations.”