Campsas, France-based MRO Ametek Antavia is partnering with Brazilian OEM Embraer on a five-year engagement for wheel maintenance on a number of Embraer aircraft, including the Phenom 100 and 300, Lineage 1000, Legacy 600/650, E170/E175 and ERJ135/145. This agreement aims to provide Embraer with flexible and cost-effective services based on the expertise of both companies.
Antavia has a good deal of experience in wheels and brakes maintenance. In the last five years, it has serviced more than 17,000 wheels from its dedicated workshop close to Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport.
“Antavia has been our partner for almost a decade,” says Embraer's director of global repair management and material services Rodrigo Maeda. “We are reiterating our confidence in its outstanding performance and customer service, which is an important step in our search for reliable alliances. This is one of a range of services that we offer to our customers through TechCare as part of a complete portfolio of products and solutions.”
Antavia MD Laurent Bouissou adds: “We are very excited to continue our relationship with Embraer. This clearly reflects on our excellent relationship with its team and our ability to adapt to challenging scheduling requirements and offer flexible solutions.”