Fokker and Contact Air Technik enter FLYFokker partnership

Wednesday 2 September 2015

Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Fokker Services, a business line of Fokker Technologies, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with Contact Air Technik for the FLYFokker program.

The partnership between Fokker Services and Contact Air Technik complements the services range offered in the various FLYFokker programs with Base Maintenance services, leading to further improvement of the reliability and availability of the Fokker aircraft.

The FLYFokker program was launched in 2009 and consists of cost-effective aircraft and service solutions for start-up, mature and phase-out operators. Since the launch of the program, tens of airlines around the world have started operating Fokker aircraft.

The FLYFokker program encompasses a full scope of services that cover the supportive needs of Fokker operators throughout the life cycle of the fleet called: Take Off, Take Care, Take Over and Take Next. The program is based on Fokker Services’ extensive experience in providing support.

Heino van der Laan, Vice President Marketing & Sales: “At Fokker Services we are dedicated to ongoing improvement of the FLYFokker program, aimed at keeping Fokker aircraft in continued competitive operation. Now, with adding Contact Air Technik as a FLYFokker partner, our mutual customers will have more options to complete a  comprehensive FLYFokker package to successfully manage their start-up or further optimize their mature operation.”

Frank Riedschy, Managing Director at Contact Air Technik : “We are very pleased to be part of the FLYFokker program. Fokker aircraft have always been a part of our business: as part of the airline Contact Air operated and maintained 11 Fokker F50 and 8 Fokker F100 for years in fierce competition of Deutsche Lufthansa.Today at Contact Air Technik, we are really focused on our customers satisfaction by providing a competitive high quality and professional Maintenance in the heart of Europe. We are looking forward to a successful cooperation with a high quality service for our customers”

About Fokker Services 
Fokker Services is a business line of Fokker Technologies. Fokker Technologies is a leading global aerospace specialist that develops and manufactures highly engineered advanced aircraft systems and components to aircraft manufacturers and provides integrated maintenance services and products to aircraft owners and operators. The company was founded in 1919. Headquartered in Papendrecht, the Netherlands, Fokker Technologies operates facilities in the Netherlands, Romania, Turkey, Canada, Mexico, USA, China, India and Singapore, and employs approximately 4,900 people. For the year ended 31 December 2014, reported revenue and profit before tax were €758 million and €4.1 million respectively.

About Contact Air Technik
Professional Aircraft Maintenance based in the heart of Europe. With modern facility in Saarbrücken, Contact Air Technik is perfectly equipped for a complete service of regional jet and turboprop aircraft. Besides the Maintenance, Contact Air Technik offers Modification, Repair, Transition Management and Spare Parts Support for Fokker F50, F70, F100 as well as ATR 42 / 72 and Dash 8 Q400. The core competence of the company is the perfect high quality and professional support in all technical and maintenance matters for airlines, aircraft owners and leasing business.

For more information, please contact: 
Fokker Services B.V., P.O. Box 1357 2130 EL Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Pauline van Niekerken,  pauline.vanniekerken@fokker.com
Phone +31 886 280 299