MTU Maintenance signs exclusive contract with Sky Regional Airlines

September 26, 2016 Photo(s): By MTU
E175 take-off
E175 Air Canada Express

MTU Maintenance, the world’s largest independent provider for aero engine solutions, has signed an exclusive 10-year agreement with Canadian carrier Sky Regional Airlines for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of the airline’s CF34-8E engines for its Embraer E175fleet.

The agreement between MTU Maintenance andSky Regional Airlines covers all shop visits, on-site repairs and lease support as part of its Total Engine Care (TEC®) program.The activities will be coordinated or carried out by MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg, the MTU Maintenance group’s specialists for the CF34 family. The contract is valued at approximately USD$250Mover a10-year timeframe.

“With over 13 years experience on this engine and our comprehensive TEC® program, we are looking forward to partnering with Sky Regional Airlines and proud to be giving them all-around service,” said Michael Schreyögg, Chief Program Officer and Member of the Executive Board at MTU Aero Engines.

On-site services include work on high-pressure turbine modules and can also be carried out at MTU Maintenance’s locations in Dallas, Texas(US), and Vancouver, British Columbia(Canada). Since 2003, MTU Maintenance has carried out nearly 900 shop visits for this engine family (CF34-1/-3, -8C/E, -10E). In 2015 the company was the second-largestprovider of CF34 services worldwide.

Sky Regional Airlines is one of Canada’s leading airlines and operates domestic and transborder flights on behalf of Air Canada under the Air Canada Express banner. It operates a mixed fleet of Embraer E175 and Bombardier Q400 aircraft.