Jun 30, 2017: MTU Maintenance, one of the world's leading providers of commercial engine maintenance services, and Mexican ultra-low-cost airline Volaris have signed an exclusive five-year agreement for the management of the carrier’s V2500 engine accessories. The agreement covers accessory repair and coordination during engine shop visits on a fixed-price basis. Services will be performed at MTU’s Maintenance accessory repair centre of excellence in British Columbia, Canada. This new agreement builds on the great business relationship that the two companies have shared since 2013.
Volaris is a Mexican airline with more than 60 destinations in Mexico, the U.S. and Central America. Founded in 2003 and beginning commercial flights in 2006, the airline possesses the youngest fleet in Mexico. It is the second largest airline in Mexico and has achieved a market share of 27 percent over the last decade.
MTU Maintenance is the world’s largest service provider for the V2500 family of engine models with over 4,300 shop visits on the engine family since 1989. As part of its broad engine services, MTU Maintenance offers specialized LRU and accessory management and support. Its in-house repair and test capabilities range from fuel components such as pumps, fuel controls, actuators and electrical components to pneumatic components that include valves and starters.
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