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Dallas, TX, United States, 2016/04/05 - Embraer announced, 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 - SkyWest.com / EmbraerCommercialAviation.com. NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa: EMBR3
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.”
“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).
Learn more about EAMS at embraer-EAMS.com and visit the Embraer booth #1339 at MRO Americas this week.
About SkyWest Airlines
As a leading air service provider offering global access to millions of people each month, SkyWest Airlines (skywest.com) partners with the world’s largest network carriers including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. With a fleet of 351 aircraft, SkyWest’s more than 11,400 aviation professionals operate nearly 1,800 flights each day to 216 destinations throughout North America. SkyWest is known for its industry-leading workforce, exceptional leadership team and continued solid operational and economic performance. The airline is headquartered in St. George, Utah.
About Embraer Commercial Aviation Services & Support
Embraer is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial jets that seat up to 130 passengers. Supporting a fleet of over two thousand aircraft, Embraer Commercial Aviation (embraercommercialaviation.com) currently has 38 service centers worldwide, including 13 Embraer Authorized Service Centers (EASC) and 25 independent centers, certified by the respective local aviation authorities, servicing E-Jets, ERJ 145 family and Brasilia and Bandeirante turboprops.
Our global Services & Support structure provides prompt responses to a full range of needs, including field and technical support, material and spare parts, flight and maintenance operations consulting, aircraft upgrades and modifications and comprehensive crew and personnel training. It also incorporates eSolutions, a platform of web-based tools on the FlyEmbraer website. FlyEmbraer is a single point that connects Embraer customers with a digital portfolio of services at any time, on any device. It is designed to maximize aircraft productivity and avoid unnecessary operating costs and delays through both corrective and preventive maintenance.
The Pool Program for replacement parts benefits customers through optimized inventory control that reduces the initial cost of investing in spares and infrastructure. More than half of the worldwide E-Jets fleet uses the program.
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