May 7, 2014
Saab signs E-Jet agreement with Liebherr-Aerospace
Defence and security company Saab has signed an agreement with Germany’s Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for landing gear equipment across the complete Embraer E-Jet family of regional aircraft. Saab’s business area Support and Services has a well-known and long-established expertise within the field of aircraft component maintenance. Saab is now adding a new strand to its capabilities by providing landing gear service and support for Embraer’s E-jet regional jet family (the E170 and E190 series). Based in Lindenberg, Germany, Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH is the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for the Embraer E-Jet’s landing gear. Saab sees its agreement with Liebherr-Aerospace as an important, strategic move for future business. The agreement with Liebherr-Aerospace allows Saab to acquire and maintain updated technical documentation for E-Jet family landing gear equipment in order to perform maintenance services for the equipment.