TEMPE, Ariz – May 21, 2012 – StandardAero announced today that it has signed an exclusive long-term service agreeme nt with Skytrans, a professional Australian airline and air charter business based in Cairns, Queensland. StandardAero was selected to maintain the engines on their fleet of Bombardier Q300 DHC-8s.
"We’re excited about this new opportunity and look forward to the long-term partnership between our two companies, said Jeffrey Wood, Senior Vice President Airlines & Fleets, StandardAero. "Today’s contract is yet another in a growing number of regional turboprop maintenance agreements and reflects the increasing level of customer confidence in our turboprop engine capabilities throughout Australia and the Pacific Region."
The work will be performed at StandardAero’s Winnipeg, Canada and Tilburg, The Netherlands, turboprop engine facilities.