Industry Embraer signs pool agreements with three airlines
Aircraft manufacturer Embraer has announced, that it has signed pool and support agreements with the airlines Binter, Air Mauritania Airlines and Air Botswana.
Binter will benefit from a multiyear Total Support Program (TSP), which sees Embraer supporting the airline´s new E195-E2 fleet with technical expertise and a vast component repair service provider network. The support program also covers pool services, all heavy checks and routine maintenance. The suite Embraer eSolutions also monitors the health of the Binter´s fleet.
President and CEO of Embraer Services & Support Johann Bordais said: “We welcome Binter as the launch customer of our newest Total Support Program designed to support the needs of E-Jets E2 customers. It’s a milestone for Embraer, and we are delighted to celebrate Binter’s 30th anniversary by providing efficient services and support solutions to their very modern fleet of E195-E2.”
Binter will receive its first E195-E2 in the second half of 2019 as the launch customer for the aircraft variant. The aircraft will take over three E2 aircraft in total but also holds purchase rights for two additional aircraft of the same model.
Binter’s Vice President, Rodolfo Núñez added: “The support of the OEM is essential to offering our customers quality service as we modernise our fleet with Embraer’s E-Jets E2.”
Air Mauritania Airlines is the next carrier that signed a pool agreement with Embraer. The contract includes a wide range of components for the carrier´s new E175 jets. The first E175 was delivered at the end of March, while the second is slated for the second quarter of 2019.
With the pool agreement, Air Mauritania has full access to a large stock of components at Embraer´s distribution centre. Moreover, Embraer is offering a door-to-door solution to minimise logistical burdens for the customer.
“We are extremely proud that Mauritania Airlines has entrusted Embraer to provide efficient services and support solutions to their new E175s [...] Embraer is strongly committed to the success of our customers, and we know this platform will serve them well by streamlining processes,” Bordais stated.
“The support of the OEM is the best choice for Mauritania Airlines and our new E175 fleet. It will allow us to reduce lead times and costs of our daily operations, guaranteeing efficiency and competitive results,” said Emal Mint Mawloud, CEO of Mauritania Airlines.
Air Botswana will use a new pool agreement for its fleet of E170 aircraft. The carrier has been operating in Africa since 1978 and has strengthened its presence in the regions´ aviation. This new pool agreement enables the airline to gain access to MRO parts as fast as possible.
“We are delighted to serve Air Botswana with a product that will provide streamlined solutions for its E170,” said Bordais. “Our mission at Embraer is to ensure customer satisfaction, which results in creating a competitive portfolio that offers the highest standards on the market.”
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