CityJet Signs ABACUS Contract With Fokker Services for its New Fleet of Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft

Fokker Services is pleased to announce that CityJet, located in Dublin Ireland, has decided to enter into a long term ABACUS program for its fleet of 8 CRJ900 aircraft.

With this program, CityJet will enjoy the services provided by the ABACUS program for CRJ aircraft. Under this ABACUS program, Fokker Services will provide Nose-to-Tail PBH component management; Lease, Availability and Maintenance services for CityJet’s fleet of (8) CRJ900 aircraft. The program will also cater for 6 optional a/c, 2 of which have already been exercised and 4 that may be phased in as of next year.

Eugene Quigley, GM Technical of CityJet; “CityJet is pleased to have signed the ABACUS agreement with Fokker Services. The nature of our business7 mandates efficiency, flexibility and reliability. Therefore, we see great value in the Fokker Services’ ABACUS program and know that their support will help us to provide the highest level of dispatch reliability to serve our customers“

Peter Somers, President of Fokker Services; “We are proud that a reputable operator like CityJet has selected Fokker Services for the support of their new CRJ fleet.

Having decades of experience supporting regional airlines, we realize the importance of making sure the components are available at the right time, place and configuration in combination with improving the reliability. We look forward supporting CityJet in their operation and business growth.”

ABACUS is a well-known and proven Component Availability program, serving worldwide more than 30 operators of regional aircraft such as all Fokker types, Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft and CRJ series aircraft.

The program can be tailored to meet customer requirements by combining maintenance services, inventory leases and guaranteed availability. 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.

Source: Fokker Technologies
Date: Apr 7, 2016