Embraer has announced it has signed a multi-year contract to take over planning and replacement of a portion of Kenya Airways´ sport parts stock that covers 15 Embraer E190 aircraft operated by the airline, the company said.
The Embraer Collaborative Inventory Planning (ECIP) program is part of a suite of services that Embraer offers or has under development to support the growing fleet of Embraer aircraft through TechCare, the new Embraer platform that assembles the entire portfolio of products and solutions to deliver the best experience of services and support. Main benefits of program include guaranteed availability of parts, optimised inventory with reduced inventory holding cost, fixed spare parts prices, short replenishment lead times and a door-to-door delivery service.
The ECIP program takes advantage of Embraer´s large expendables inventory, global purchasing power, and sophisticated software to accurately plan and stock contracted expendables at the best possible pricing.
Embraer aircraft have been operating in Africa since 1978, when the first Bandeirante turboprop arrived on the continent. The company continues to consolidate its presence in the region´s fast-growing aviation industry offering the best solutions in services and support to its customers.
Embraer is a global company headquartered in Brazil with businesses in commercial and executive aviation, defense & security. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing customer support and services.
Kenya Airways, a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a African airline flying to 51 destinations worldwide, 42 of which are in Africa, and carries over three million passengers annually.