News | 06/11/2018 Liebherr-Aerospace renews CRJ Repair Services Agreement with HOP!

HOP!’s Pascal Lequemener, Chief Purchasing Officer (2nd from right), and Philippe Monnier, Maintenance Buyer Strategic Contracts (right), after the contract signature with representatives from Liebherr-Aerospace

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Liebherr-Aerospace and HOP! have renewed the Pay-by-the-hour Repair Services Agreement, end of May at Paris, Orly. The contract covers Liebherr components for CRJ aircraft operated by HOP!

The regional carrier of the Air France group operates, among others, a combined fleet of 25 CRJ700 and CRJ1000. This contract reaffirms HOP!’s confidence in Liebherr-Aerospace for maintenance services.

Pascal Lequemener, Chief Purchasing Officer, HOP! said: “We feel comfortable to work with an OEM such as Liebherr for our dense components maintenance activities. Liebherr has a high level of flexibility and understands what we expect as an operator”.

Thierry Gourmanel, Head of Sales & Marketing from Customer Services of Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS declared: “This is the materialization of a long historic relationship between our two companies. Liebherr-Aerospace offers tailored solutions, adapted to our customers’ fleet sizes and business requirements. The pay-by-the-hour concept generates efficiency and cost optimization. HOP! will benefit from our OEM expertise and know-how.”

The support services will be performed by Liebherr-Aerospace’s service stations in Lindenberg (Germany), center of excellence for landing gear and flight control/actuation systems as well as gears and gearboxes, and in Toulouse (France), where Liebherr’s center of excellence for air management systems is based.