Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services (EAMS), a subsidiary of Embraer and the company’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Nashville, Tenn., renewed its Heavy Maintenance agreement with Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia’s fleet of EMBRAER 190 aircraft.
This new agreement validates EAMS work in heavy inspections on the airline’s fleet and further extends the partnership between the companies, which began in 2008.
“With this extension agreement of heavy inspections on the airline’s fleet, EAMS is thrilled to continue to strengthen our long-standing relationship with Copa and Copa Airlines Colombia,” said John Linn, VP, Customer Support and Services, Airline Market. “EAMS has been performing heavy maintenance on Copa’s E190 aircraft in Nashville for the last three years and is extremely proud that Copa has once again placed its confidence in us, the global leader in E-Jets maintenance, which specializes in dedicated and efficient service, high quality, and fast, committed aircraft delivery.”
“Copa is very pleased that EAMS is continuing to work with us to provide heavy maintenance for our E-Jets,” said Ahmad Zamany, Vice President of Technical Operations, Copa Airlines. “Copa always seeks the highest quality and most efficient and cost-effective methods of servicing of our fleet. EAMS’ commitment to on-time delivery and flexibility to meet our requirements was a strong factor in our selection process.”
About Copa Holdings, S.A.
Copa Holdings, through its operating subsidiaries Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia, is a leading Latin American commercial aviation provider of passenger and cargo service. Copa Airlines currently offers more than 160 daily flights to 52 destinations in 25 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean through the Hub of the Americas at Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, Panama. From the U.S., Copa Airlines currently offers nonstop service to Panama from Miami, New York City (JFK), Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. (Dulles), and Orlando. To make reservations, check seat assignment, access OnePass frequent-flyer accounts, create a trip log, print boarding passes or pay for tickets via secure transactions in ten different currencies, visit copaair.com. Copa recently launched its mobile website, m.copaair.com, becoming the first airline in Latin America to offer this service.
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