Aveos Wins Inventory Support Contract from Air Transat

MONTREAL, May 9 /CNW Telbec/ - Aveos is pleased to announce that it has concluded a 7-year contract to provide full inventory and repair and overhaul support to Air Transat for its fleet of 11 Airbus A330 aircraft. Aveos will provide an advanced inventory exchange program, with a guaranteed service and quality level for more than 1,000 part numbers on the Air Transat fleet.

"The renewed business from Air Transat is a testament to our customer commitment," stated Jerry Kent, Vice President and General Manager, Component Solutions at Aveos. "We will continue to provide the best service possible to further build on this long-standing relationship and make sure that Air Transat, the leader in the Canadian leisure travel, can have the best inventory & maintenance support available," added Kent.

The expanded scope of work began in late 2010. An Aveos on-site representative will be based at the Air Transat facility in Dorval, Canada, to coordinate requests from Air Transat. Components being serviced by Aveos will be repaired at its new Component Solutions facility in Montreal, Canada. The facility has begun to come on stream and is planned to be completed in Q3 2011. It will boast state-of-the-art enhanced equipment and ergonomics, making it one of the most advanced such repair facilities in North America.

About Aveos

Aveos is a full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider of airframe, engine, component and maintenance solutions. From maintenance facilities across Canada and in El Salvador, we provide integrated service solutions to over 100 customers, while focusing on building a robust network of strategic alliances. Approximately 4,900 employees are committed to a tradition of providing world-class quality and expertise to customers across the Americas. To learn more, visit www.aveos.com.

About Air Transat

Air Transat is Canada's leading holiday travel airline. Every year, it carries some 3 million passengers to nearly 60 destinations in 25 countries aboard its fleet of Airbus wide-body jets. The company employs approximately 2,000 people. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries. For further information on Air Transat, visit www.airtransat.com.


For further information:

Aveos contact
Michael Kuhn
Director, Communications
Tel.: 1 514 856 6789

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