StandardAero has announced a new multi-year agreement with Sky Regional Airlines, where it is tasked in delivering MRO services for the airline’s Pratt & Whitney Canada APS2300 auxiliary power units (APUs). The APUs are currently deployed across the entirety of the carrier’s Embraer E175 regional jets.
The MRO service provider will service fleet’s APS2300 APUs at its OEM-approved Authorized Repair Facility (ARF) in Maryville, Tennessee. One of the first independent service providers for the APS2300 APU, StandardAero offers to APS2300 operators a wide range of services, which includes OEM technical support, full OEM warranty processing, component repair and LRU capabilities, to name a few.
Commenting on the contract signing, Pat Melen, vice president of Maintenance for Sky Regional, said: “StandardAero has a reputation for delivering comprehensive MRO services for the APS2300 APUs, and this agreement illustrates of our confidence in this experienced team. Ensuring the safety and efficiency of our operations is critical and knowing we have this type of support for our APUs is reassuring.”
Operating out of Mississauga, Ontario, and under the Air Canada Express banner, Sky Regional’s network includes destinations in both Canada and US.
Adding his viewpoint on the agreement, Randy Mengel, VP/GM of the company’s Maryville facility, said: “We are pleased to extend our long-standing relationship with Sky Regional through this new multi-year APS2300 support agreement.
“We look forward to supporting Sky Regional and its partner Air Canada with reliable APU support services for many years to come, ensuring passenger comfort and maximizing the airline’s on-time performance.”