Voyageur Aviation & Segers Aviation set up depot for spare parts in Dubai
Nov 21, 2019: Voyageur Aviation and Segers Aviation SA, have established a regional aircraft parts depot in Dubai, UAE. The partnership includes a spare parts distribution agreement that will leverage Segers' experienced logistics and sales expertise to sell Voyageur-owned spare parts to operators in the region and beyond.
"We are extremely pleased with the establishment of a regional parts depot in Dubai, which aligns with our vision to deliver regional aviation to the world. Voyageur's Avparts division has been on a steady growth path since its inception and is an important part of our ability to provide a full suite of regional aviation support services," said Joe Randell, president and chief executive officer, Chorus.
Under the agreement, Voyageur will provide a pool of Dash 8-400, CRJ, and Dash 8 Classic spare parts to Segers for sale or exchange. Segers' UAE office has expertise in marketing its own inventory and MRO services to operators in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Larry Bayliss, vice president, Avparts at Voyageur said, "We have long recognised the need to position spare parts close to our customers and to offer commercial support within the time zone. Our longstanding relationship with Segers combined with their proven logistics and sales capability make them an ideal partner."
Peter Clift, managing director, Segers added, "Our Dubai location, with its many strategic benefits and excellent logistics connectivity, has played a significant role in our success over many years and we look forward to working with Voyageur on this fantastic opportunity. Voyageur's access to, and skill in managing, aircraft spare parts gives us great confidence that we will have the right spare parts available at the right prices to support customers in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. We look forward to working with operators to meet their requirements and to discuss longer term support opportunities."
Voyageur Aviation is a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation, and Segers Aviation SA is a Segers Group company. The two organisations have a long history of successful cooperation and partnership with Voyageur having sent Dash 8 propeller components to Segers' UK MRO, Proptech Aero Ltd for many years.