Collins Aerospace in Wroclaw, Poland, has been awarded a first support agreement for evacuation slides by Spairliners, an independent component aftermarket service provider specializing in support for the E-Jet family of aircraft. Under the agreement, Collins will provide comprehensive testing and inspection of exhaust systems, as well as repair, modification and replacement services. Operational and technical engineering support at the Collins Wroclaw plant provides efficient, fast and reliable services for all eligible component and repair work, including access to loaner and exchange units.
“This agreement ensures that the fleet of over 200 E-Jets supported by Spairliners is maintained with the quality and consistency of escape slide service that Collins can provide,” said Sean Lyons, vice president of development. commercial of Collins Aerospace. “With spare parts available and dedicated teams specializing in Collins escape systems, our MRO network can complete repairs quickly and efficiently, returning aircraft to service in the shortest possible time.”
“We look forward to enriching our network of partners and suppliers through this new partnership with Collins. This is part of our ongoing search within the MRO system for the best solutions for our customers. Spairliners’ agreement with Collins will ensure the supply of critical parts such as evacuation slides Combined with our unique expertise in supply chain, engineering and smart inventory management, Collins’ agility and experience will result in a greater availability, faster turnaround times and therefore better service for our customers,” said Benoît Rollier, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Spairliners.
The agreement was originally signed during MRO Europe in Amsterdam and the 50th repair together was celebrated during a site visit to Collins Aerospace in Wroclaw, Poland.