Azul added 43 CF34-10E engines to its existing 15-year OnPointSM solution services agreement with GE Aviation covering the maintenance, repair and overhaul of 190 CF34 engines powering its EMBRAER E190 aircraft.
“With Azul’s growing fleet due to the merger with Trip is very important to keep our maintenance standards”, said David Neeleman, founder and CEO of Azul Brazilian Airlines.
“GE Aviation is proud to support the growth of one of Brazil’s top airlines with customized maintenance solutions that optimize performance and lower cost of ownership,” said Paul McElhinney, president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation Services. “With this expanded services agreement, GE Aviation will handle the maintenance, repair and overhaul of Azul’s entire engine fleet, including the Trip fleet of 20 E-jet aircraft.”
OnPoint solutions are customized service agreements tailored to the operational and financial needs of each customer for any size fleet. These agreements are designed to help lower the customers' cost of ownership and maximize the use of their assets. Backed by GE's global support network, OnPoint services may include overhaul, on wing support, new and used-serviceable parts, component repair, technology upgrades, engine leasing, integrated systems support and diagnostics and integrated systems.
Source: GE Aviation
Date: Jun 17, 2013