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Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

DAC Aviation International signs ABACUS exchange contract with Fokker Services

  • for its fleet of Dash 8 Classic turboprops & CRJ200 aircraft

Fokker Services is pleased to announce that DAC Aviation International Ltd. (DAC), located in LaSalle Canada, has decided to enter into a 3 year ABACUS exchange program for its fleet of 7 Dash 8/Q100*/Q200*/Q300*  turboprops and 2 CRJ 200 aircraft.

With this program, DAC will enjoy the services provided under the ABACUS program for Dash 8 aircraft and CRJ aircraft. Under the ABACUS exchange agreement, Fokker Services will provide an Exchange and Repair Support Program for DAC fleet of 8 Dash 8/Q100*/Q200*/Q300* and 2 CRJ200 aircraft. The services include forward exchange and re-conditioning, covering all major line replaceable units on Dash8 and limited components on CRJ200 aircraft.

Jean Zephir, Procurement Manager “ DAC Aviation International Ltd is pleased to have signed the ABACUS agreement with Fokker Services. The nature of our business mandates flexibility, reliability and efficiency in our response times. It is these same elements that we look for in all of our partners, suppliers and service providers. We see great value in the Fokker Service ABACUS Exchange program and know that the spares support will compliment our operations and help provide the highest level of dispatch reliability and aircraft serviceability to our customers. We are eager to increase the business scale and relationship with a distinguished partner such as Fokker Services“.

Leon Kouters, Vice President Marketing & Sales for Fokker Services, Inc; “We are honored that DAC has selected Fokker Services for the support of their Dash 8/Q100*/Q200*/Q300* and CRJ200 fleet. DAC is a very unique customer with a specific set of requirements and due to the flexibility of our ABACUS program, we have managed to find a true fit for them with a tailored DAC program. We look forward to serving DAC and its customers in the years to come”

ABACUS is the longest running Component Availability program in aviation history, supporting more than 200 aircraft and serving more than 30 operators of regional aircraft such as the Dash 8 aircraft and since 2015 also CRJ series aircraft. The program can be tailored to combine maintenance services and inventory lease with guaranteed availability and service levels. It focuses on cost predictability and increased component reliability for more time on-wing. ABACUS members have access to extensive exchange pools located in the USA, Europe and Asia and are supported by a 24/7 staffed AOG desk.

* Bombardier, Dash 8, Q100, Q200 and Q300 are trade-marks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries

Source : Fokker Technologies - view original press release

Published on ASDNews: Apr 29, 2015


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