Premier signs long-term deal with Atlas Air
June 26, 2014, Rome, N.Y. - Premier Aviation Overhaul Centre and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. are pleased to announce the signing of a two-year agreement plus options for the provision of airframe heavy maintenance on Atlas Air, Inc.'s fleet of B767-200/300 and B747-400 aircraft.
The contract between Premier and Atlas Air, Inc. follows a successful 2013 season with the delivery of 26 aircraft maintenance events and provides Atlas with secured hangar capacity at Premier's Rome, New York facility for scheduled heavy maintenance and modifications into the foreseeable future.
"This agreement represents a tremendous opportunity for Premier to work in partnership with the leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services, and our commitment to deliver industry-leading quality, value and turnaround times," stated Premier`s President and CEO Ronnie Di Bartolo. "The signing of this Agreement further solidifies Premier's position as one of North America's leading providers of airframe heavy maintenance and is a reflection of Premier's commitment to customer-driven, value-added MRO solutions."
"Premier has delivered high quality and strong performance, and has consistently displayed its commitment to the success of Atlas throughout our relationship. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with Premier, the city of Rome and our home state of New York," said Mark Swearingin, Vice President Technical Operations, Atlas Air Worldwide. "This Agreement is an excellent opportunity to assure us of a competitive, long-term, quality solution for B767 and B747 heavy maintenance in North America, and it reflects our great confidence in Premier Aviation."