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EIC operators plump for StandardAero engine support
StandardAero will support EIC's air operators from its location in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada, which is a OEM-authorised PW100 designated overhaul facility and an OEM-authorised PT6A facility.

A number of Exchange Income Corporation's (EIC) air operators have selected StandardAero to provide support services for Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100, PT6A and JT15D engines. Under the multi-year agreement, StandardAero will provide responsive engine MRO services to the following EIC Canadian air operators: Air Borealis, Calm Air International, Canlink Aviation (dba MFC Training), Keewatin Air, Perimeter Aviation, PAL Aerospace, PAL Airlines and Wasaya Airways.

This agreement extends a longstanding relationship between EIC's air operators and StandardAero, which has supported certain of EIC's air operators from its Canadian overhaul and service centre locations for several decades. Under the new agreement, StandardAero will support EIC's air operators from its location in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada, which is a OEM-authorised PW100 designated overhaul facility (DOF), an OEM-authorised PT6A DOF with distribution rights on certain engine models and an OEM-authorised JT15D DOF. StandardAero will also provide additional support from its network of service centres.

Commenting on the agreement for the EIC air operators, David White, executive vice president aviation, says: β€œIn our years of work together, EIC's air operators have always appreciated StandardAero's professionalism, reliability, attention to detail and understanding of our business. We are pleased to continue our relationship with StandardAero moving forward.”

StandardAero president of airlines and fleets Lewis Prebble adds: β€œStandardAero is delighted to have been chosen by EIC to support its family of Canadian air operators. We are truly honoured to have been entrusted by EIC with the PW100, PT6A and JT15D MRO needs of its air operators and look forward to continuing this close relationship through the provision of reliable, high quality and value for money services for many years to come.”

Exchange Income Corporation is a Canadian diversified acquisition-oriented company, focused in two sectors: aerospace and aviation services and equipment, and manufacturing. The corporation uses a disciplined acquisition strategy to identify already profitable, well-established companies that have strong management teams, generate steady cash flow, operate in niche markets and have opportunities for organic growth.

StandardAero is a Pratt & Whitney Canada authorised PW100 engine designated overhaul facility (DOF), with overhaul facility locations in Summerside, Prince Edward Island in Canada and Gonesse in France, supported by five service centre locations across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia. With more than 25 years of reliable turboprop MRO experience, the company provides engine support options and recommendations that are tailored to operators' specific needs. StandardAero's service offering on the PW100 family also includes engine condition trend monitoring services, as a CAMP Systems designated analysis centre.

StandardAero is also a Pratt & Whitney Canada authorised PT6A engine DOF with distribution rights on certain engine models. The company supports the global PT6A operator community from four DOFs located in North America, Europe, Africa and Australasia, backed up by a global network of six service centres and over 20 dedicated mobile repair technicians. With more than 25 years of reliable turboprop experience, StandardAero provides operators with a nose-to-tail suite of services, including repair schemes, re-engineering STCs, engine exchanges, rentals and engine condition trend monitoring analysis.

In addition, StandardAero is a Pratt & Whitney Canada authorised JT15D engine DOF, with an overhaul facility location in Summerside, Prince Edward Island in Canada, supported by three service centre locations in Grapevine, Texas and Kennesaw, Georgia in the USA, and Brisbane, Queensland in Australia. StandardAero's JT15D service offerings include the VMAX pay-per-hour support programme, which delivers peace of mind through a predictable, 'no surprises' engine maintenance expense guarantee.

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