(February 24, 2022)
Air Peace, the largest airline in Nigeria and West Africa, has signed a long-term comprehensive services agreement with Embraer which covers the airline’s E195-E2 and ERJ 145 fleets.
The contract gives the carrier access to the pool program, which includes component exchanges and repair services for hundreds of repairable items for Air Peace’s Embraer aircraft, and installation of the Ahead-Pro (Aircraft Health Analysis and Diagnosis – PROgnosis) in the airline’s E195. -E2 fleet.
Air Peace E195-E2
“This service agreement with Embraer is important to the operational success of Air Peace, providing us with immediate access to a parts inventory, which is efficiently managed and reduces our capital expenditures. [capital expenditure] initial spare parts supply requirement,” said Oluwatoyin Olajide, COO of Air Peace. “Furthermore, with Ahead-Pro, we will be able to anticipate any potential maintenance issues and optimize the use of the aircraft, improving the reliability of our fleet schedules.”
Air Peace is the E2 Africa launch customer and global launch customer for Embraer’s innovative premium staggered seat design.
The airline has 13 firm orders for the E195-E2s, with 17 purchase rights remaining for the same model, also operating eight ERJ 145s. Five of the 13 firm orders have been delivered in 2021, with more to be delivered this year .
“Having the E195-E2 and ERJ 145 jets covered by our pool program shows Air Peace’s confidence in Embraer’s products and services. As the first E2 operator in Africa, our primary focus is to support the smooth operation of Air Peace’s aircraft and maintain ERJ readiness,” said Danielle Vardaro, Head of Global Customer Support and After Sales. -sales, Embraer Services & Support.