Air Peace has signed a multi-year aircraft spare parts deal with aircraft maker, Embraer.
The airline said in a statement that the deal would cover more than 250 components for the six Embraer 145 jets it (Air Peace) recently added to its fleet in line with its drive to connect unserved and underserved domestic and regional routes under its subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper.
The airline said the agreement was sealed at the ongoing MRO Europe 2018 summit in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Currently, the airline has the biggest fleet of Embraer 145 jets on the West Coast of Africa.
The airline’s chief operating officer, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Olajide described the deal as a guarantee of “efficiency and competitive results”.
“The Pool and EPEP+ Programmes are natural fit and the best options as they offer sensible, cost effective and practical parts solution to our business, guaranteeing efficiency and competitive results. We recognise very good performance of Embraer’s services and support,” she said.
She said the agreement would make spares readily available for the airline’s maintenance needs as well as cut down the time spent on maintenance and increase the number of serviceable aircraft available to operate the airline’s flight schedules.
For his part, Embraer’s vice president, customer relationship management (CRM), commercial aviation, Mr. John Linn said: “We are humbled to have Air Peace as our customer in Africa, further reinforcing Embraer’s commitment to customers in the region with TechCare portfolio of solutions.”