Precision Air signs seven-year deal with Vector

Vector Aerospace has signed a new seven-year exclusive engine service agreement with Precision Air Services to support the Tanzanian airline's fleet of ATR regional turboprop aircraft. Precision has been using the French MRO specialist for three years.

Precision Air is the second largest operator of ATR aircraft in Africa, flying a fleet of five ATR 72-500, three ATR 42-500 and one ATR 42-600 regional turboprops to destinations including Nairobi, Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Zanzibar and Dodoma.

While signing the agreement, Ms. Sauda Rajab, CEO of Precision Air Services, said: “It is indeed an honor to renew our contract with Vector Aerospace France, who have over the last three years done a remarkable job in overhauling our engines. Vector  has been a true partner working with us tirelessly to ensure we put back the bulk of our aircraft into operation. I take this opportunity to personally thank them for their support over the last three years, and to assure them of our continued patronage of their services in the years to come.”

Under the terms of the exclusive multi-year agreement, Vector will provide Precision Air with comprehensive engine maintenance, repair and overhaul services from its Gonesse facility on the outskirts of Paris, along with engineering, training and engine condition trend monitoring (ECTM) services. “We have been partnering with Precision Air Services for the past three years, and we are proud and honored to receive this new vote of confidence,” s. “This exclusive seven-year agreement will further reinforce our commitment to Precision Air to increase its operational efficiency, thanks to the remarkable robustness and quality of our relationships. This is a great achievement,” said Christian Venzal, CEO of Vector Aerospace France