Eirtech four-year contract for Shannon

first_imgLinkedin Twitter SAS have signed a four year contract with Shannon based EirtechA FOUR-year contract secured by Eirtech Aviation, to deliver technical services for end of lease aircraft with SAS, has been broadly welcomed and recognised as a credible boost for the aviation services sector.The new deal will see the Shannon based firm handle maintenance for up to 40 of the airline’s aircraft.The planes will pass through Eirtech’s technical services department to ensure that they are returned to the lessor in the condition agreed under their lease.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Eirtech chief executive Niall Cunningham said the Irish company had gone through a rigorous tendering process to win the contract and had seen off stiff competition.“We knew that the competition was stiff but I think that our team’s focus, experience and flexible way of working, together with our passion for what we do was a winning combination.“We have the requisite experience for this size of project and, having worked with SAS previously, have been able to demonstrate our ability to match our team and skill set to every project requirement, ” Mr Cunningham said.Martin Haglund, head of aircraft transfer at SAS, said the Irish company had to satisfy a range of very specific criteria to win the contract.“When looking to award a contract of this magnitude, we need to satisfy a range of very specific criteria”.Mr Haglund explained that while price is crucial, “We were equally looking for a specialist company that could deliver a flexible solution with a wide range of competencies, driven by highly motivated professionals to meet SAS core values.” Previous articleBridge at Thomond Weir set to open up Limerick CityNext article#win Concert Tickets Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook Emailcenter_img Advertisement WhatsApp Print BusinessNewsEirtech four-year contract for ShannonBy Staff Reporter – May 12, 2016 787 last_img read more

Jeans ferry service to make traveling easier throughout the Caribbean

first_img Share LocalNews Jeans ferry service to make traveling easier throughout the Caribbean by: – June 7, 2011 Sharing is caring! 211 Views   one comment Tweetcenter_img Share L’Express Des Iles has launced a new ferry service in an effort to meet the needs of their customers throughout the Caribbean.SAS Jeans which is expected to commence operation on 20th Octoberof this year with frequent services to Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique and St. Lucia all year round as opposed to L’Express Des Iles with very attractive fares.This new vessel was will consume less gas, less expensive to maintain, and less expensive to run which assists in the low fares which it will be introducing to the market. Mr. Boeme informed the press launch yesterday that although the price of gas has increased this will not affect Jeans unless the price per barel increases beyond US$100.Ian Douglas, Minister for Tourism expressed the delight of his ministry for this new service as he says it will eliminate some of the difficulties which visitors experience when coming in to the Nature Isle.“One of the key components of success to what we do is bringing people into Dominica, and brining people into Dominica means access. You will always hear us speak about access be it air access or sea access whatever means possible we can employ to bring people into Dominica because that is the measuring stick for those in the Tourism Industry….What we are doing here today is very important to us and we are very happy that you have decided to bring on this new ferry service Jeans.”Jeans will also offer weekend charters to Monsterrat, Antigua, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Martin, and St. Vincent & the Grenadines and employ six Dominicans.Dominica Vibes News Sharelast_img read more