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BAE Wins Aircraft Spares Support Contract; Sean McGovern Comments

BAE Wins Aircraft Spares Support Contract; Sean McGovern Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BAElogoBAE Systems‘ regional aircraft business has won a new contract to provide rate-per-flying-hour aircraft spares support services to U.K.-based Eastern Airways.

BAE will provide three years of spares inventory, logistics and repairs for the airline’s 16 Prestwick-built Jetstream 41 turboprop airliners, the company said Thursday.

Eastern Airways will use the services for more than 800 scheduled domestic and international and private charter services flights per week.

“We are delighted to win this new contract from Eastern Airways which has brought to £35 million ($55.5 million) the amount of business won over the past year from our customers for these services,” said Sean McGovern, a BAE business director support for the business.

BAE has provided support for Eastern Airways' Jetstream 41 operation for the past 11 years, the company said.

The company says this contract complements another rate-per-flying-hour business win from Swiss International Airlines to support Avro RJs and European regional cargo carrier West Atlantic, supporting 44 ATP turboprop freighters.

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Written by Ross Wilkers

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