Nashville, Tennessee, USA, September 10, 2019 – Embraer announced today that Horizon Air, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group, has selected Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services (EAMS) in Nashville, Tennessee, as the exclusive heavy maintenance provider for the company’s fleet of 30 Embraer E175 aircraft.
The multi-year agreement includes airframe maintenance, modifications and repair services provided by Embraer’s portfolio of solutions TechCare. Fittingly, the deal was signed at the Regional Airline Association’s 44th Annual Convention that took place in EAMS’s hometown of Nashville, Tennessee.
“We are delighted to further expand our relationship with Horizon Air, and we are honored that our valued customer has selected EAMS as their home for Embraer heavy maintenance,” said Phil Bathurst, Managing Director, Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services.
“We introduced our first E175s in 2017. Now, with 30 E-Jets in operation, we are ready to expand our great partnership with Embraer, as they conveniently accommodate our heavy maintenance needs in Nashville, Tennessee,” said George Knobloch, Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering at Horizon Air.