Posted on: 13 September 2010 by Ross McSweeny
StandardAero has signed a maintenance agreement with Moscow-based Region Avia Airlines for work on the PW118 engines and GTCP36-150AA auxiliary power units (APUs) of the airline’s Embraer 120 Brasilia fleet.
“Today’s announcement is a significant milestone in StandardAero’s business development strategy and provides a ‘win–win’ for all,” remarked Jen McNeill, vice-president, sales, marketing and business development, airlines & fleets. “The company wins by gaining strategic entrance into the Russian airline market and the customer wins through the cost advantages and conveniences they acquire through our services bundling programme.”
“We have selected StandardAero following an extensive selection process to ensure they offer the best fit for the specific service and support requirements for the Russian market,” said Denis Pavshinskiy, CEO, Region Avia Airlines. “With their extensive experience on the PW118 engine and GTCP36-150AA APU, StandardAero is the ideal partner to support Region Avia in its plans to further develop its internal expertise and focus on route and fleet expansion.”
The agreement grants StandardAero time and maintenance support work, as well as additional support activities, including field service support and engine condition trend monitoring (ECTM), for the EMB 120 fleet.