Embraer signs agreement with Rolls-Royce
Embraer signs a maintenance agreement with Rolls-Royce.
The Embraer Executive Jets service centre in São José dos Campos, São Paulo has been named an authorised Rolls-Royce line maintenance centre for the AE3007 engines in Brazil.
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The agreement will allow Embraer to perform Rolls-Royce’s warranty or CorporateCare programme services. The ERJ 145 family of jets and the Legacy 600/650 use AE3007 engines.
Edson Carlos Mallaco, director of customer support and service for Embraer Executive Jets, says: “The new partnership between Embraer and Rolls-Royce seeks to assure efficient operations and convenience for our customers. We are constantly investing in providing services in the region through integrated solutions and a highly qualified team. We hope to exceed the expectations of our operators.”
The expansion of services to include the Rolls-Royce AE3007 engines in Brazil is based on the one-stop-shop concept, which seeks to enhance operational convenience for customers.
Andrew Robinson, senior vice president, services and customer support, civil small and medium engines, Rolls-Royce says: “We are delighted that Embraer has reached agreement with us for their São Jose dos Campos facility to become a Rolls-Royce authorized service centre. We believe this has established the groundwork for all Embraer-owned service centres worldwide to follow suit; this complements our global strategy and further strengthens our relationship with our valued partner Embraer.”
Embraer has service centres operating in the cities of São José dos Campos and Sorocaba, there are another five authorised centres in the cities of Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Curitiba, Goiânia, and Recife.
Currently, more than 160 Phenom and Legacy business jets are operating in Brazil.