TOULOUSE, France, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Derichebourg Atis aéronautique (DERICHEBOURG group) and ETOPS Aviation Services (MWC group) are pleased to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlining plans to collaborate on various areas to provide a complete range of aviation services for airlines, OEM's and aircraft leasing companies.
Derichebourg Atis aéronautique's know-how covers Base and Line maintenance, airworthiness management, monitoring and support. Meanwhile, ETOPS Aviation Services (ETOPS) brings its expertise in operations support - airline operations, training and supply of flight and technical crews.
"This strategic collaboration with ETOPS is great news for the aeronautical industry as we anticipate market demand for embedded aviation solutions", explained Pascal Lannette, CEO of Derichebourg Atis aéronautique. "In addition, this alliance will make both our companies stronger to optimize the support and services required by our customers."
"We are thrilled to forge a working alliance with Derichebourg Atis aéronautique and combine our know-how in airline operations with their maintenance expertise", added Jean-Michel Bigarré, President and CEO of ETOPS. "Our vision is to offer a full range of support and services which will ensure more efficient business models and tangible benefits for airlines and aviation companies worldwide."
Under the terms of the MoU, the scope of the working alliance will include cooperative approach to offer customers total solutions from day to day operations to full maintenance of the aircraft. The MoU builds on the strength of an existing relationship between the two companies, marked by the successful training of Derichebourg maintenance personnel by ETOPS over the past eighteen months. The synergies thus created by the MoU produce new perspectives for airlines and their suppliers looking for complete and integrated aviation solutions.
About Derichebourg Atis aéronautique
Derichebourg Atis aéronautique, a division of the Derichebourg group is a major stakeholder in aeronautical sub-contracting in Europe, with universally acknowledged know-how. It has been developing partnerships with the major aviation principals, which has enabled it to enjoy sustained development of its activities in France and abroad with 20% of annual organic growth over the last 5 years. Derichebourg Atis aéronautique offers manufacturers, airline maintenance centers and also leasing companies and financial institutions which own aeronautical equipment, a wide range of continually evolving services, covering all stages in the life of aircraft, from design and production through operations and technical assistance for asset management. With 10+ years of experience and Part/FAR 145, Part M (CAMO) qualifications, Derichebourg Atis aéronautique is a leading player in the aviation market through the quality of its services and high professionalism of its qualified engineers and technicians. For more information, visit http://www.derichebourg-atis.com.
About ETOPS Aviation Services
ETOPS Aviation Services (ETOPS), an MWC company, delivers integrated products and services to support civil and military customers, including airlines, training organizations and aircraft manufacturers worldwide. Headquartered in Toulouse in the French aerospace valley, the ETOPS team brings in substantial aviation experience, centralizes competences in airline operations, staffing and training and development of training centers. ETOPS produces high quality industry leading solutions tailored to meet customer needs, on time and in compliance with local regulations. With its TRTO and Part 147 approval certificates (EASA regulation), ETOPS is a partner of choice for aircrew provisioning and training as well as simulator maintenance services. To learn more, visit http://www.mwc.etops.fr.
For more information contact: ETOPS Aviation Services Marketing Department Tel. : +33-531-615-888 email@example.com DERICHEBOURG Atis aéronautique Elodie ESCAIG Responsable Marketing & Communication Tel : + 33-5-34-60-61-51 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE ETOPS Aviation Services