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Fri, 11 Aug 2017

Stobart Air Signs New Global Maintenance Agreement with ATR

After ten years of cooperation, the Irish regional airline Stobart Air has extended its Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA) with ATR.

This new six-year contract covers the repair, overhaul and pooling services of Line Replaceable Units, along with Propellersí availability and maintenance.

The entire ATR fleet of Stobart Air is covered by this maintenance agreement: 2 ATR 42-300s, 2 ATR 72-500s and 13 ATR 72-600s.

ATR-600 cockpit (CGI)

Flying in the United Kingdom, Ireland and continental Europe, these aircraft are operated by Stobart Air under the Aer Lingus Regional and Flybe brands, on behalf of their respective owners.

 Stobart Air also operates charter flights and offers wet-leasing solutions.

Mick Conlon, Stobart Air Director of Engineering, said, ďAs one of Europeís leading regional aviation specialists, servicing 32 regional routes with up to 860 weekly flights, we demand industry leading reliability, availability and operating economics; ATR GMA has been a key enabler of these results.Ē

Tom Anderson, Senior Vice-President Programs and Customer Services of ATR, said, ďOur market forecast estimates that 400 new routes will be created in Europe by 2035. Stobart Air GMA renewal is a strong message to European airlines, saying we have the expertise required to provide airlines customised maintenance services.Ē

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