Embraer Signs Contract to become Exclusive E-Jets Heavy Maintenance Provider for SkyWest Airlines
Embraer announced today, at the MRO Americas show in Dallas, TX, that SkyWest Airlines selected Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services (EAMS) as the exclusive heavy maintenance provider for their fleet of E175s. Under the contract, EAMS will provide airframe maintenance, modifications and repair services for SkyWest’s Embraer fleet.
“The selection of EAMS as SkyWest’s exclusive E175 heavy maintenance provider is not only testament to our longstanding partnership but also to our customer support and services portfolio,” said Bob Percy, Managing Director of Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services. “In 2014, SkyWest entrusted Embraer as its E-Jet component management services provider, and today, we are proud to extend our relationship to include heavy maintenance as well.”
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“This new agreement enhances our relationship with Embraer,” said Bill Dykes, Vice President of Maintenance at SkyWest Airlines. “After evaluating EAMS, we know we have selected the best heavy maintenance provider for our E175s.
Centrally located in Nashville, TN, EAMS is the world’s center of excellence for Embraer ERJs and E-Jets heavy maintenance and component repair. EAMS has performed more than 1,400 basic inspections since 2008. The facility offers 11 hangar bays with more than 480 highly skilled technicians and has more than 2,800 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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