MIAMI – ATR has entered into a partnership agreement with Skyways Technics’ Malaysian Branch to cover after-sales in the Asia Pacific region.
The strenghtened partnership between the two companies will cover repair of sensitive components such as leading edge, flaps, and flight controls. The increased cooperation between ATR and Skyways technics will offer ATR operators reliable repair solutions at a more attractive price while ensuring greater technical support.
Skyways Technics is an European EASA and FAA part 145 certified MRO (Maintenance Revision Overhaul) specialized in regional airctaft maintenance. The company is based in Danemark Billund (BLL) and Sonderborg (SGD) where it has hangar facilities.
Besides maintenance, Skyways Technics also offers worldwide spare parts support to ATR operators and lessors thru a 24/7 AOG (Aircraft on Ground) availability.
The MRO organization is headquartered in SGD, where it centralizes Sales, Purchasing, and Administrative services, and runs a subsidiary with structure repairs facilities located in Kuala Lumpur (KUL). Additional sales offices are established in Dubai (DBX) and Miami (MIA).
Comments from ATR, Skyways Technics
David Brigante, ATR SVP Programmes and Customer Support “As a manufacturer, we are always looking for opportunities to improve our offer to our airlines and customers. This partnership allows us to consolidate and improve our GMA offer. Operators can benefit from the best of both worlds: a specialized repair partner and the manufacturer’s expertise.”
He also added, “Skyways Technics’ strong local presence in the Asia Pacific also guarantees our operators in the region the best quality Leading Edge, Flap, and Flight Control repairs, managed in a timely and cost-effective manner.”
Benjamin Nielsen, CEO, and Owner of Skyways Technics A/S concurred, “We are proud to partner with ATR, whose leadership of the regional aviation market shows both the quality and importance of their aircraft. With the industry facing its worst-ever crisis, now it is vital to offer airlines innovative and creative solutions to keep their aircraft and passengers flying.”
Benjamin Nielsen further commented, “Partnerships such as this one will play an important role in supporting the recovery of operators, who are continuing to supply essential connectivity to the communities that they serve throughout the Asia Pacific region.”
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