Tempe, Ariz. – September 23, 2013 – StandardAero announced that it has joined forces with Fokker Services to expand the FLYFokker Program’s service offering to include engine services.
The program consists of four support solutions: Take Off, Take Care, Take Over and Take Next and is based on Fokker Services’ extensive experience in providing support and StandardAero’s comprehensive menu of engine services. Some of these services include in-house engine familiarization and engine borescope training, dedicated 24/7 Field Service teams, in-house accessory overhaul and test capability, in addition to rental engine support.
“Today’s announcement is recognition of our engine expertise, by Fokker,” said Marc Wittingen, Director, International Sales, Airlines & Fleets, StandardAero. “We are pleased to bring our 20-plus years of turboprop engine expertise, along with our global service network, to the support of the FLYFokker program. This partnership combines our companies’ service and cost saving expertise to maximize the Fokker 50’s operational and economic attractiveness.”
“Fokker Services is very pleased to broaden the services range of the various FLYFokker programs with engine services from StandardAero, especially given their experience with the PW125B engine and global presence, allowing our customers to further optimize the operation of their Fokker fleet,” said Heino van der Laan, Vice President Marketing & Sales Fokker Services.
The FLYFokker program was launched in 2009 and consists of cost-effective aircraft and service solutions for start-up, mature and phase-out operators and encompasses a full scope of services that cover the supportive needs of Fokker operators throughout the life cycle of the fleet. Since the launch of the program, numerous of airlines around the world have started operating Fokker aircraft. All engine work will be performed at either StandardAero’s North American operations in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada or at its European Service Center in Tilburg, The Netherlands.
StandardAero is one of the world’s largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components, energy and VIP completions markets. A Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, StandardAero provides a global service network of 13 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, along with an additional 50 sales and field service locations. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd is a globally recognized aerospace company specializing in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, aircraft completions and aircraft leasing. The Company is headquartered in Dubai and operates in four continents and employs over 4,000 people. More information can be found on the company’s web site at www.dubaiaerospace.com.