ATR to Optimise Asia Pacific Repairs with Skyways Technics
Toulouse, 11 May, 2021 – Leading turboprop manufacturer ATR is strengthening its partnership with Skyways Technics’ Malaysian branch, to further support aftermarket needs in the Asia Pacific region. The synergy will offer support and facilitate the management of sensitive structural component repairs such as Leading-Edge repairs, Flight Controls and Flaps. This deeper relationship will offer operators a repair solution at a more attractive price, with greater technical support.
Benjamin Nielsen, Chief Executive Officer and Owner of Skyways Technics A/S commented: “We are proud to partner with ATR, whose leadership of the regional aviation market shows both the quality and importance of their aircraft. With the industry facing its worst ever crisis, now it is vital to offer airlines innovative and creative solutions to keep their aircraft and passengers flying. Partnerships such as this one will play an important role in supporting the recovery of operators, who are continuing to supply essential connectivity to the communities that they serve throughout the Asia Pacific region.”
David Brigante, SVP Programmes and Customer Support at ATR remarked: “As a manufacturer we are always looking for opportunities to improve our offer to our airlines and customers. This partnership allows us to consolidate and improve our GMA offer. Operators can benefit from the best of both worlds; a specialised repair partner and the manufacturer’s expertise. Skyways Technics’ strong local presence in Asia Pacific also guarantees our operators in the region the best quality Leading Edge, Flap, and Flight Control repairs, managed in a timely and cost-effective manner.”
About Skyways Technics A/S
Skyways Technics A/S is a European EASA and FAA part 145 approved MRO focused on the maintenance of regional aircraft from its hangar facilities in Billund and Sonderborg, Denmark. Furthermore, Skyways Technics A/S is focused on spare parts support to aircraft operators and lessors around the world. The headquarter is located in Sonderborg, Denmark, where Sales, Purchasing, and administrative functions are centralized. In addition, the company has a subsidiary with structure repair facilities located in Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia and sales offices located in Dubai/UAE and Miami/Florida/USA.
See more: www.skywaystechnics.com
ATR is the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer with its ATR 42 and 72 aircraft the best-selling aircraft in the less than 90-seat market segment. In 2019 the company had a turnover of US$1.6 billion. The unifying vision of the company’s 1,400 employees is to help everyone, no matter where they are in the world, to connect and develop in a responsible manner. Thanks to the efficiency of turboprop technology and the benefits of the company’s focus on continuous innovation, ATR aircraft open more than 100 new routes every year, burn up to 40% less fuel and emit up to 40% less CO2 than regional jets. For all of these reasons, ATR aircraft have been chosen by some 200 companies in 100 countries around the world. ATR is a joint-venture between Airbus and Leonardo.