Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services Signs a Contract Extension with Republic Airways for Heavy Maintenance
Embraer announced today that Republic Airways Holding, Inc. awarded Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services (EAMS) with a three-year extension of its heavy maintenance contract for work performed at the EAMS facility, located in Nashville, TN. EAMS will continue to provide airframe maintenance, modifications and repair services for Republic’s Embraer fleet under a contract that was initially signed in May 2011.
“We are pleased to extend our heavy maintenance services to our partner, Republic, Inc., operator of the largest E-Jets fleet in the world,” said Bob Percy, Managing Director of Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services. “Republic's contract extension is an endorsement to our services and our commitment towards excellence.”
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Also, Drew Skaff, Vice-President, Supply Chain with Republic said: “Republic-Embraer partnership is consolidated with this extension of the Heavy Maintenance Agreement, as well as with other aircraft support services that we have been working together.” Republic is the largest E-Jet operator in the US, with 178 jets of E170, E175 and E190s aircraft models under Republic Airlines and Shuttle America operating certificates.
Centrally located in Nashville, TN, EAMS is the world’s premier facility for Embraer ERJs and E-Jets heavy maintenance and component repair. EAMS has performed more than 800 basic inspections since 2008. The facility offers 10 hangar bays with more than 350 highly skilled technicians and has more than 2500 components part numbers on their repair capabilities. EAMS is a Certified Repair Station under the following regulatory authorities: USA (FAA), Europe (EASA), Australia (CASA), Mexico (DGAC), Ecuador (DGAC), El Salvador (AAC), and Colombia (UAEAC).
Source : Embraer - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (NYSE: ERJ) - view original press release
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