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Flair Airlines signs APU maintenance agreement with EPCOR

Paris, Schiphol, Edmonton, June 03, 2021

Canada’s only independent Ultra Low-Cost Carrier (ULCC) Flair Airlines will entrust EPCOR for its Boeing 737 APU support.

EPCOR is delighted to add a new Canadian customer to its global customer base. This time the AFI KLM E&M subsidiary based in Amsterdam, which specializes in APU and pneumatic components, won an exclusive maintenance contract for the maintenance of Flairs expanding Boeing 737 fleet.

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Flair Airlines, Canada’s only independent ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), is expanding ambitiously with the addition of 13 new Boeing 737MAX 8 aircraft in 2021. Currently the Canadian operator uses three 737-800s, and the new aircraft will grow the fleet to 16. The contract covers the repair and maintenance of the Honeywell GTCP131-9B APU. Key for winning this contract is the expertise that EPCOR has as Honeywell licensed Airline MRO, their ever-evolving predictive maintenance system ‘Prognos® for APU’ with latest APU Fleet management functionality.

Guy Borowski, VP Maintenance of Flair Airlines, stated he values "EPCOR's airline mindset with competitive pricing and its continuous workshop process improvements.

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“We are very proud to be able to support Flair Airlines through AFI KLM E&M's global MRO network. In a challenging time for our industry, only a few operators have explicit short growth ambitions like Flair does. With over 450 Honeywell GTCP 131-9B APUs repaired since we were licensed, you may call us real -9B experts.”

Bernard Kuiken

Commercial Director of EPCOR

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