Avianca selects Fokker Services for Fokker 50 Flight Hour Agreement

--[ASDWire]-- Avianca out of Colombia has entrusted their Fokker 50 component support for the next 3 years to Fokker Services. The companies signed a FLYFokker Take Care Flight Hour agreement for the rotable component support of their 10 Fokker 50 aircraft. Avianca has become the second customer in the Americas to sign up for the FLYFokker Take Care solution. Fokker Services developed the Take Care solution for existing operators as part of the total FLYFokker program. It focuses on increasing Technical Dispatch Reliability (TDR), reducing Direct Operating Cost (DOC) while improving passenger comfort. "Avianca is glad to be a partner of this respected organization and we feel that this Agreement will enhance our on-time performance of the Fokker 50 aircraft, which will continue to operate for the years to come", says Miguel Montoya - VP M&E Avianca Leon Kouters, VP Sales for Fokker Services Inc, said: "We would like to thank Avianca for their trust. We are extremely proud that we could expand our partnership with Avianca, being the second airline in South America this year to sign up for the FLYFokker Take Care Flight Hour Agreement". Fokker Services is continually growing its customer base in the regional market. Its expertise covers a wide spectrum of logistic services and component MRO for various Fokker and Bombardier aircraft types. With this contract with Avianca, Fokker now offers logistic flight hour program ABACUS for 190 aircraft worldwide.
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Source: Fokker Services
Date: May 2, 2011