Tempe, Ariz. – October 14, 2013 – StandardAero announced that it has signed an exclusive, two-year maintenance agreement with Air Nostrum for 31 auxiliary power units (APUs). The APUs are manufactured by Honeywell – Model RE220RJ.
“Today’s announcement is another strategic win for StandardAero and reflects our growing awareness in the European marketplace among regional air carriers,” said Rob Cords, Senior Vice President, Airlines & Fleets, StandardAero. “Our position as one of the largest independent maintenance, repair and overhaul companies in the world and the array of services we provide across a broad range of aviation verticals, allows us to compete more aggressively and with more flexibility than most other service providers. Being chosen by one of Europe’s largest CRJ operators underscores this and reflects our expanding footprint throughout the region.”
All work will be performed in the U.S. at StandardAero’s Maryville, Tenn., facility. Air Nostrum is an independent regional airline based in Valencia, Spain.
StandardAero is a Honeywell GTCP36, and RE220RJ APU Authorized Service Center and has processed over 6,000 APUs. To learn more about StandardAero’s customized solutions visit www.standardaero.com/Engines/Honeywell/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. 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.