Bell Helicopter , a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company with the support of Able Aerospace Services , announced today that Paradise Helicopters , a leading helicopter tour company in Hawaii, has signed its fleet of Bell 407s for the Customer Advantage Plan (CAP). Paradise is the first helicopter tour company to enroll in this new service solution.
Bell Helicopter’s Customer Advantage Plans provide customers with comprehensive coverage solutions for daily operations. The plans offer a fixed-price-per-flight-hour that provides predictable maintenance costs, priority access to parts and assemblies, and ease of maintenance and planning. Under the Customer Advantage Plans, Able is the unique provider of all dynamic component repair, overhaul and accessories solutions, utilizing decades of experience and an extensive offering of FAA-approved proprietary repairs.
“We look forward to providing Paradise Helicopters with this simple, reliable and cost-effective solution for its fleet of Bell 407s,” said Glenn Isbell, executive vice president, Customer Support and Services for Bell Helicopter.
“This innovative program helps us know what our costs are per hour, offering complete direct maintenance cost protection and no required buy-in for our installed fleet,” said Calvin Dorn, CEO of Paradise Helicopters. “It also underscores our continued commitment to safety and reliability throughout our operations, which we have provided to our customers for nearly two decades.”
Date: Aug 16, 2016