Yeti Airlines extends MACRO contract with BAE

tBAE Systems Regional Aircraft has had its Rate-Per-Flying-Hour (RPFH) spares support contract with Yeti Airlines extended for a further two years.ttThe Material and Components Repair and Overhaul (MACRO) contract covers the airline’s fleet of seven BAE Systems-built 29-seat Jetstream 41 turboprop airliners and 240 separate part numbers. Under the contract, BAE Systems retains responsibility for managing the spares inventory, logistics and repairs.ttYeti Airlines first enrolled on the MACRO programme in 2006 and this second extension of the contract by the carrier will see the programme continue until the end of 2017.ttBAE Systems recently conducted an extensive review of its RPFH programmes with the objective of controlling costs to provide the stability to underpin the programmes for the future. The company has carried out detailed discussions with all the main vendors to secure long-term fixed price RPFH and repair and overhaul pricing with capped escalation rates.ttYeti has become the first operator to sign up for the new remodelled version of MACRO.

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