Örebro, Sweden: Täby Air Maintenance, TAM, has now finished a major overhaul and refurbishment on two ATR 72’s for Russia’s largest regional carrier, KrasAvia, based in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, some 700 kms north-east of Novosibirsk. The two ATR’s will be the first on the Russian register, complementing some 40 Russian- and Czech-built regional airliners like the Yak-42, An-24/26 and the Let 410.
With more than three decades of qualified airliner maintenance experience, TAM has come to be a well-known provider of high quality technical services for the worldwide fleet of Saab 340 and Saab 2000. This spring, TAM expanded its service portfolio to include the ATR 72-family, thus building a firm platform for continuous future expansion. With the first two ATRs coming into the workshops this spring, this current delivery of the two aircraft to KrasAvia is the first to a Russian airline.
- We are very happy with being chosen to refurbish these two aircraft for KrasAvia, says Pär Gulle, TAM Managing Director.
- KrasAvia is Russias largest regional airline, and selecting us to prepare their newly acquired ATRs is a significant achievement, and a confirmation that the decision to expand into the ATR family was right, Pär Gulle states.
- We have a world-wide customer base for our Saab 340 and Saab 2000 maintenance, overhaul and rebuild programmes, including various Russian airlines and government bodies. With this delivery to KrasAvia, we confirm our commitment to provide a first class technical support includes the ATR 72-family as well, Pär Gulle summarizes