October 11, 2017: Air Canada has extended its slide and inflatable maintenance contract with AJW Technique, the maintenance hub for the AJW Group’s global component repair and overhaul service based in Montreal.
AJW received the long-term extension as a result of implementing several successful new supply chain management programmes for Air Canada, including asset management and leasing, inventory solutions and fulfilment models.
The new contract has been expanded to include majority of the aircraft types, for the mainline Air Canada fleet as well as Air Canada Rouge and Sky Regional including include Airbus, Boeing and Embraer.
The contract further strengthens AJW’s existing integrated supplier partnership with Air Canada, which began in 2013 and has since developed over many years into a strong mutually beneficial and trusted relationship.
Gavin Simmonds, GM of AJW Technique and COO of AJW Group, said, “We are extremely pleased to once again be extending our partnership with Air Canada. Over the last 12 months together we have successfully implemented a number of supply chain strategies and we will continue to focus on driving further efficiencies and customer value.”
Richard Steer, VP Maintenance and Engineering, Air Canada, said, “Over the last four years we have built a strong relationship with AJW and this recommitment announcement is a testament to their proactive approach to problem solving and adding value to our business as a strategic partner. AJW have also successfully demonstrated achievement in going above and beyond the service level agreement between both parties, incorporating cost stabilisation and best practice implementation.”