Austrians flagship carrier signs agreement with Spairliners covering seventeen (17) Embraer E195 E-Jet aircraft.
Hamburg/Vienna - Austrian Airlines will begin using Spairliners for Integrated Component Care Support effective January 2016. The long-term contract was signed in December 2015 and covers component pooling and repair solutions of seventeen (17) Embraer E195 aircraft. With its latest customer the renowned component care specialist reinforces its leading position in Europe.
Sven-Uve Hueschler, CEO at Spairliners, says: "We will deliver the best services and knowledge to Austrian Airlines based on our comprehensive experiences on the E-Jet. As part of the long-term agreement we established a dedicated IT interface between Austrian Airlines AMOS maintenance IT system and Spairliners' SAP system in order to handle component requests efficiently and reliably." With this tailored IT interface all relevant request information can be accessed directly though the AMOS system which is exchanging data with Spairliners' SAP system automatically.
Today, Spairliners has been supported more than 850,000 flight hours on the E-Jet fleet. The company's strategy for 2016 is to further expand into the international market and services presence worldwide. In 2013, Spairliners enhanced its services portfolio by introducing and integrating additional Component Services for the E-Jet aircraft type. This was the result of its exceptional success with Integrated Component Care services on the Airbus A380, since the company's foundation in 2005.
Austrian Airlines is Austria's largest carrier and operates a global route network of approximately 130 destinations, particularly concentrated in Central and Eastern Europe with 37 destinations. The Vienna-based Lufthansa Group carrier will take delivery of (17) Embraer E195 jets and will operate the aircraft on routes to central and eastern European destinations such as Belgrade, Tirana and Warsaw, Hamburg and Thessaloniki.
Spairliners GmbH is an equally split, joint venture, between Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance and Lufthansa Technik. The company offers a comprehensive aircraft component care package for the Airbus A380 and the Embraer E-Jet Family, comprising of the E170/175 and E190/195 series. As a market leader Integrated Component Care, Spairliners is a trusted and proven supplier to world-renowned, leading airlines, such as Qantas, Malaysia Airlines, KLM Cityhopper and Lufthansa Cityline. Its services include the supply of required components and inventory, the maintenance and repair of aircraft components, as well as the management of logistics and warehouses. With its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, and logistic hubs in Paris, Frankfurt, Singapore and Munich, and our newest Sales office in Miami, FL USA, the company realizes the know-how and comprehensive capabilities of proven industry leaders.