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New orders, Toronto office for Discovery

May 24, 2011, Quebec City - Discovery Air Technical Services Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received new orders for heavy maintenance of 22 ERJ 135/145 regional jets. DATS is also pleased to announce the opening of itsToronto office in Mississauga near the Lester B. Pearson International Airport.


May 24, 2011
By Carey Fredericks

"We are very pleased to announce new orders for the maintenance of 22 ERJ 135/145 aircraft in our Quebec City MRO facility. This is a clear sign from our customers that DATS delivers on quality and value," commented Jean Genest, President and CEO of DATS.

"We are also pleased to announce the opening of our new Toronto office as part of our strategic expansion into complimentary services including aircraft modifications, special mission conversions, engineering, and certification. It is also our initial step in the set-up of a Design Approval Organization, which will enhance DATS' ability to provide the best products to its customer base in addition to providing services to OEMs and other operators."

In addition to the ERJ 135/145, Discovery Air Technical Services holds Transport Canada approvals for the DASH-8, Boeing 737, CRJ 100/200 and SAAB 340 aircraft, and will soon add additional aircraft types to its catalog of capabilities. DATS' Quebec City maintenance facility provides a wide range of capabilities including welding, avionics, engineering, machining, heat treatment, composite and sheet metal repairs.

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