SINGAPORE, April 4, 2017 – Embraer has appointed Hawker Pacific Asia in Singapore as an Authorised Service Centre (ASC) for commercial jets in the Asia Pacific region. The maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility located at Seletar Aerospace Park will provide line and base maintenance support up to C-level inspections for Embraer’s ERJ 135 and ERJ 145 range of commercial jets.
“The establishment of Hawker Pacific Asia as our authorised service centre in Singapore is part of our plan to grow our commercial aviation MRO footprint to support the growing fleet of commercial aircraft in the Asia Pacific region” said Augustine Tai, director for Embraer Services & Support in Asia Pacific. “Asia Pacific is a very important market for us and we will continue to enhance our services and support network in meeting the growing expectations of our expanding customer base.”
"Hawker Pacific Asia is honoured to be appointed an EASC for the ERJ 135 and ERJ 145, and we are committed to providing excellent service with exemplary safety standards to support Embraer’s fleet of aircraft in the region,” said Louis Leong, vice president of Hawker Pacific Asia.
This appointment expands Hawker Pacific Asia’s OEM support portfolio, which includes being an Authorised Service Centre for Embraer’s full range of executive jets – Phenom 100E, Phenom 300, Legacy 450, Legacy 500, Legacy 600, Legacy 650E and Lineage 1000E.
Lais Port Antunes (Embraer); Louis Leong (Hawker Pacific Asia); Augustine Tai (Embraer)
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About Hawker Pacific Asia: Supporting aviation since 1977, Hawker Pacific Asia at Singapore’s Seletar Airport occupies a 9,400m2 facility offering world-class services including maintenance, repair and overhaul, retrofits, modification and upgrade services, aircraft sales, aircraft management, spares distribution, a dedicated paint shop plus FBO and aircraft handling services. With its headquarters in Australia, the Hawker Pacific network includes facilities in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Dubai and throughout Australia and New Zealand, and is the market-leader in aircraft support, and integrated civil and military aerospace sales.
About Embraer: Embraer is a global company headquartered in Brazil with businesses in commercial and executive aviation, defense & security. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing customer support and services.
Since it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft. About every 10 seconds an aircraft manufactured by Embraer takes off somewhere in the world, transporting over 145 million passengers a year.
Embraer is the leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats. The company maintains industrial units, offices, service and parts distribution centers, among other activities, across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.
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