Aveos signs 5-year engine service contract with Snecma (Safran group)

MONTREAL, Feb. 22, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Aveos announced today that it has signed a 5-year agreement for the repair and overhaul of Snecma's CFM56-5 platform engines and Line Replaceable Units (LRU's), supporting the OEM with its additional capacity.

"Aveos has been providing MRO engine capacity to Snecma for almost 15 years," said Paul Lochab, Chief Commercial Officer, Aveos Fleet Performance. "We're a trusted partner and our extensive engine capabilities have an excellent reputation in the global marketplace."

"Aveos has always been a very dependable provider of MRO services for CFM56 engines, and an excellent, long-standing partner in Snecma's global MRO network," according to Michel Brioude, Vice-President MRO Operations at Snecma (Safran group). They give us additional capacity, reliably and effectively, which in turn enables us to be even more flexible and responsive to meet the needs of our customers around the world."

Aveos has a 515,000 sq. ft. engine facility with three test cells and has expertise on a wide range of engine families including the CF-34-3A & 3B, CF34-8C, 8E, CFM56-2A, 2B, 2C, CFM56-3B1, 3B2, 3C1, CFM56-5A, 5B, 5C and the Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7 (A-J), JT9D-7R4 (D/E). Program offerings also include component solutions, Quick Engine Change (QEC), engine management and inventory solutions.

About Aveos

Aveos is a full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider of airframe, engine, component and maintenance solutions to the aviation industry. From maintenance facilities across Canada and in El Salvador, we provide integrated services to over 100 customers, while leveraging a robust network of strategic alliances. Approximately 4,200 employees are committed to a tradition of providing world-class quality and expertise to customers. To learn more, visit www.aveos.com


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Daniela Pizzuto, APR
Aveos Communications
Tel.: +1 514 856 6789

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