StandardAero Selected by Portugália Airlines to Provide APU MRO Services for Fleet of Embraer E-Jets

Scottsdale, Ariz. – October 2, 2017 – StandardAero was recently selected by Portugália Airlines, operating as TAP Express, to provide MRO services for PW APS 2300 auxiliary power units (APUs) on its fleet of Embraer E-Jets aircraft. Portugália Airlines is part of TAP Group, the flag carrier for Portugal. Portugália Airlines is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal and based at Humberto Delgado Airport.

“This new partnership is important for StandardAero and our selection will increase the company’s visibility in Europe while demonstrating our capability to grow our APU maintenance support solutions to airline customers,” said Philippe Albrecht, Regional Sales Director for StandardAero Airlines & Fleets.

StandardAero is a Pratt & Whitney Canada Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) and independent MRO provider. With decades of experience, StandardAero supports customers with world-class MRO services, processing well over 6,000 APUs and routinely supporting aircraft fleets with over 100 APUs.

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