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Discovery Air announces Boeing 737 AMO certificate

Jan. 21, 2011, Quebec City, Que. - Discovery Air Technical Services Inc. is pleased to announce receipt of its Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO) Certificate from Transport Canada for the Boeing 737.


January 24, 2011
By Carey Fredericks

Concurrently, DATS was awarded its first contract on that aircraft type from a Canadian operator.  Under the contract, DATS will be the lead provider of Boeing 737 line maintenance services for that customer at the Jean Lesage International airport in Quebec City.

''We are extremely pleased with the quick ramp-up of our 737 line maintenance business," said Jean Genest, CTO and Executive Vice President of Technical Services for Discovery Air Inc. "DATS' experienced maintenance personnel and modern facilities are the logical choice for Boeing 737 operators serving the Quebec City market."

In addition to the Boeing 737, Discovery Air Technical Services holds Transport Canada approvals for the DASH-8, ERJ 135/145 and SAAB 340 aircraft, and will soon add other aircraft types. DATS'Quebec City maintenance facility provides a wide range of services including welding, avionics, engineering, machining, heat treatment, composite and sheet metal repairs.

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