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Thu, 15 October 2015

Flybe Signs Global Maintenance Agreement with ATR

Flybe, one of Europe’s largest regional airlines operating domestic and regional routes for Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), has signed a 6-year Global Maintenance Agreement with ATR for five ATR 72-600 aircraft.

Flybe’s first brand new ATR entered service last month. The airline will incorporate four other new 70-seat ATR 72-600s into the SAS network between 2016 and 2017.

Under the contract, ATR will provide Flybe with a full spectrum of services which covers a complete management of spare parts inventory on lease at airline’s premises, propellers maintenance and availability, repair and overhaul of LRUs (Line Replaceable Units), including landing gear and fuel nozzles.

“The Global Maintenance agreement will help Flybe ease maintenance costs and tasks, while providing accurate timely service as well as the expertise and knowledge direct from ATR. We are delighted to be extending our partnership so early into the relationship, and it bodes well for a positive future together,” said Luke Farajallah, Flybe Chief Operations Officer.

To date, nearly 60% of the total ATR-600 aircraft fleet worldwide are covered the Global Maintenance Agreement.

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