Queretaro, Mexico, – QET Tech Aerospace (QTA) has signed a maintenance contract with Transportes Aereo Regionales (TAR). The contract is for all the airlines' maintenance operations. QTA will open line stations in all the airports the airline will fly to. Heavy maintenance will be made in QTA’s new aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility in the airport “Aeropuerto Internacional de Ciudad Obregón” (IATA:CEN, ICAO: MMCN), Mexico.
“Our target market, to launch the MRO, is Mexican airlines that presently outsource their aircraft for MRO services. QTA provides a clear competitive advantage of location and value to these operators because of our low overhead which allows us to provide a very cost effective service,” says Julio César Alvarez Flores, CEO, QET Tech Aerospace.
"We’re new, so we try harder,” said Mike Dornenburg, Vice President of Operations, QET Tech Aerospace. “Our team is very excited about this opportunity to demonstrate our expertise and commitment to customer service. We will provide TAR with the quality, turnaround times and value that are critical to TAR's success as a fast-growing airline in a highly competitive market."
TAR Aerolíneas (http://www.tarmexico.com/), part of the MAFRA Group, is a new Regional Airline based in Queretaro, Mexico which aims to develop low-density regional routes throughout the country.
“We are launching a new cellular-based multi-regional concept that will allow us to boost our presence in five well defined regions of Mexico," said Rodrigo Vasquez Colmenares, CEO, TAR Aerolineas. They are:
2. Sea of Cortez
4. Gulf of Mexico and
5. Mayan World
The first phase will be launched on November 2013, with three ERJ145LRs with services to Monterrey, Guadalajara, Acapulco, Puebla, Ixtapa, Cuernavaca, Puerto Vallarta and Durango. The second phase is planned to expand the fleet by 12 more ERJ145.
Enrique Guerrero Nieto, MAFRA Group CEO says, “We made the decision to outsource the entire maintenance so we can focus on our primary business; getting our customers to where they want to go. We chose QTA because of all the resources they were able to offer and their professionalism in addressing our needs.”
QET Tech Aerospace is a Mexican company based in CD Obregon, Sonora Mexico. It provides services and products to the international aviation industry. For more information, visit http://www.qta.com.mx/.