|Premier Aviation maintenance facility. Photo: Marketwire|
[Avionics Today 12-17-2015] Premier Aviation Overhaul Center and Republic Airways Holdings (Republic) have signed a long-term agreement for Premier to provide airframe heavy maintenance on Republic Airways' fleet of Embraer E170 and E175 aircraft. Republic Airways Holdings is the owner of Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. The airline currently operates a fleet of Embraer 170s, Embraer 175s, and Bombardier Q400s.
The agreement, which will come into effect on Jan. 6, 2016, has an initial term of two years, with options to extend, and will include a line of 47 E-175 heavy maintenance visits in the first year, and a partial line of E-170 aircraft that is scheduled for completion between February and June, 2016.