Scottsdale, Ariz. – December 13, 2017 – StandardAero was recently awarded two multi-year auxiliary power unit (APU) maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) contracts to support Yamal Airlines, a Russian-based regional operator.
The contracts include a three-year agreement to provide Honeywell GTCP36-150RJ APU MRO services for Yamal’s fleet of 10 CRJ-200LR aircraft and a five-year agreement supporting Honeywell RE220 APU MRO services on Yamal’s fleet of 10 Sukhoi Superjet aircraft, which is expected to grow to 16 aircraft by early next year.
These new agreements were signed on November 24 and activated on December 1, 2017. APU services will be provided at StandardAero’s Maryville, TN facility.
Yamal Airlines is based in Salekhard, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia, with main hub in Tyumen. It operates regional passenger services and was established in 1997.
“These long term agreements, with one of the largest fleets of the new Sukhoi Superjet 100 and a leading regional carrier in Russia, are a result of StandardAero’s reputation for delivering high quality, cost effective services and our ability to support cross-product maintenance solutions for all of Yamal Airlines’ APU MRO service requirements,” said Peter Turner, President of StandardAero Airlines & Fleets.
StandardAero is a Honeywell GTCP36-150 and RE220 APU Authorized Service Center. The company’s APU technicians provide customers with the most experience and comprehensive workmanship 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, energy and VIP completions 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.