9 November 2021
Spairliners, a leading Component Support supplier, and Fokker Services, an Independent Aerospace Service Provider, have entered a new partnership.
Hoofddorp / Hamburg, November 9, 2021 – Spairliners and Fokker Services finalized this long-term agreement during MRO Europe 2021 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Fokker Services team will perform maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for a variety of line replaceable units (LRUs) related to power generation, bleed air valves, starters, and avionics for the Embraer E-Jet Family.
Menzo van der Beek, CEO of Fokker Services, said: “Fokker Services and Spairliners have a shared mission: to provide highly reliable aftermarket services for customers worldwide. We are delighted to be chosen by Spairliners to support their global component support solutions. With decades of repairs expertise, the team at Spairliners can count on our support for this range of critical components. At Fokker Services, we are continuously expanding our MRO capabilities, especially for Embraer aircraft, and we look forward to offering our strong repair solutions to Spairliners in the years to come.”
Benoît Rollier, Managing Director and CFO of Spairliners, added: “We are especially happy to further strengthen our supplier network with a partner that has established expertise and repair facilities both in Europe and in the United States. Our collaboration with Fokker Services will help us to further increase the efficiency of our operations through better turn-around times and higher availability. Combined with our unique expertise in supply chain, engineering, and smart inventory management this will enable us to provide the best services to our customers, in particular as we are looking forward to expand in the Americas.”
All units will be repaired in-house at Fokker Services’ facilities in the Netherlands and the United States. Both shops feature state-of-the-art technology, such as the eddy current dynamometer test stand, electric test stand, generator test stands, and more, to ensure complete reliability. By utilizing the extensive experience in repairing these units at both shops, Fokker Services can offer cost-effective solutions on both continents.
Spairliners and Fokker Services signing the MRO Component Support Agreement at MRO Europe 2021
From left to right: Benjamin Gabrielle (Head of Procurement & Supply Chain Solutions at Spairliners), Menzo van der Beek (CEO of Fokker Services), Benoît Rollier (Managing Director & CFO at Spairliners), Roland van Dijk (CEO of Fokker Services)