Kenyan Airline ALS Signs 5-Year TotalCare Contract with Rolls-Royce
Kenyan Aircraft Leasing Service(ALS) has signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce for engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul services.
The five-year contract will see Rolls-Royce repair the fleet of up to 10 AE3007-powered aircraft under the TotalCare engine service. TotalCare engine service helps to maximize aircraft availability through a fixed charge per flying hour basis.
We are proud of the part we play in powering the ALS fleet. We look forward to working closely with its team to deliver engine efficiency for their ERJ135 and ERJ145 aircraft, which will now be enhanced by this dedicated long-term care agreement.
Stewart Evans – Rolls-Royce VP, Customers – Africa
ALS announced the partnership at the Dubai Airshow, explaining similar visions and ambitions between the partners.
At ALS, we are proud to be a creative airline and place great importance on partnering with organizations that share our vision and ambitions. Our existing relationship with Rolls Royce has been very positive. Therefore, we are delighted to extend it by selecting TotalCare for engine servicing of our ERJ135 and ERJ145 aircraft.
Shakeel Khan – Aircraft Leasing Service CEO
Under the new repair service, the service company will take full responsibility for engine repair through its Global CareNetwork. For instance, the network allows clients to increase their wing time by catering for engine needs throughout their life cycle. Besides, TotalCare gathers massive amounts of data from the engines to allow for predictive maintenance plans.
ALS is a Kenya regional airline based out of Wilson Airport that operates scheduled and charter passenger and cargo services regionally.