Scottsdale, Ariz. – January 2, 2018 – StandardAero was awarded an exclusive, five-year contract to provide Honeywell RE220 and Honeywell 36-150RJ model auxiliary power units (APUs) maintenance repair and overhaul services/support for PSA Airlines, Inc.’s fleet of CRJ 700/900 and CRJ200 aircraft. The airline currently operates 121 regional aircraft, with plans to grow to 150 aircraft in the coming years. The contract secures StandardAero as the exclusive MRO partner through July, 2022. APU services will be provided at StandardAero’s Maryville, TN facility.
PSA Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group and operates an all-jet fleet consisting of exclusively Bombardier regional jet aircraft. The company’s nearly 3,000 employees operate nearly 700 daily flights to nearly 90 destinations. PSA Airlines is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing regional airlines.
“StandardAero’s outstanding quality, fast turnaround time, focused customer support and highly customized MRO services provide operators with the exact program that meets their specific needs,” said Peter Turner, President of StandardAero Airlines & Fleets. “Our contract with PSA demonstrates StandardAero’s ability and commitment to providing the world’s best APU support and services.”
“PSA is excited to join the list of other exceptional companies who have chosen StandardAero as their vendor of choice for APU overhaul and repair,” said Gary Pratt, Vice President – Maintenance & Engineering, PSA Airlines. “StandardAero’s team of talented professionals, reputation for quality performance and focus on customer service made it an easy choice for PSA to establish this partnership.”
StandardAero is a Honeywell GTCP36 and RE220 APU Authorized Service Center, and as such, its certified APU technicians have completed extensive training to give customers the most comprehensive, experienced service in the industry.
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 and energy markets. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011. In 2015, StandardAero was purchased by Veritas Capital, a leading private equity firm headquartered in New York City. Veritas invests in companies that provide critical products and services to government and commercial customers worldwide including those operating in aerospace & defense, healthcare, technology, national security, communications, energy and education. More information can be found on the company’s web site at www.standardaero.com.