Delta TechOps signs five-year deal with Air Canada
Sept. 27, 2011, Atlanta, Ga. - Delta Air Lines’ maintenance division, Delta TechOps, has signed a five-year, exclusive agreement with Air Canada to provide repair and overhaul services to the airline’s entire fleet of Pratt & Whitney (PW) 4060 engines.
“This partnership is a direct reflection of the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Delta TechOps and their global reputation for delivering the highest quality work, along with the most comprehensive support in the industry,” said Tony Charaf, president-Delta TechOps.
The time and materials with flat rates agreement covers Air Canada’s 18 PW4060 engines with four spares, three of which already are inducted at Delta TechOps. This fleet of engines powers nine of Air Canada’s Boeing 767 aircraft.
“Delta TechOps was the obvious choice — they share our focus on quality and safety, as well as bring the technical expertise, service level and flexibility we need as Canada’s largest airline,” said Alan Butterfield, vice president of maintenance and engineering for Air Canada. “TechOps’ operational experience with this engine type and overall competitive service offerings were the primary reasons we chose them for this contract.”