Embraer and Mauritania-Airlines Sign Pool Program Agreement forNew E175 Fleet
Atlanta, GA, United States, April 10, 2019 – Embraer announces today at MRO Americas that the Company signed a Pool Program Agreement with Mauritania Airlines to support a wide range of repairable components for its two new E175s. Embraer delivered Mauritania’s first E175 at the end of March and the second E175 is slated for the second quarter of 2019. Mauritania Airlines is the first E175 operator in Africa.
The multiyear Pool Program Agreement includes full repair coverage for components and parts as well as unlimited access to a large stock of components at Embraer's distribution center. Additionally, Embraer is offering a door-to-door solution to minimize the logistical burden for the customer and the onsite stock, which is the inventory of NO-GO components Embraer provides at the customer’s facility.
“We are extremely proud that Mauritania Airlines has entrusted Embraer to provide efficient services and support solutions to their new E175s,” said Johann Bordais, President & CEO, Embraer Services & Support at MRO Americas, one of the world's leading aeronautical maintenance events. “Embraer is strongly committed to the success of our customers and we know this platform will serve them well by streamlining processes.”
“The support of the OEM is the best choice for Mauritania Airlines and our new E175 fleet. It will allow us to reduce lead times and costs of our daily operations, guaranteeing efficiency and competitive results,” said Emal Mint Mawloud, CEO of Mauritania Airlines.
The components solution program is part of a suite of services that Embraer offers to support the growing fleet of Embraer aircraft worldwide through TechCare, the new Embraer platform that assembles the entire portfolio of products and solutions to deliver the best experience and services and support.
Embraer aircraft have been operating in Africa since 1978, when the first Bandeirante turboprop arrived on the continent. The Company continues to consolidate its presence in the region’s fast- growing aviation industry, offering the best solutions in services and support for its customers.