Saudia Technic and Embraer Services & Support
Saudia Technic and Embraer Services & Support sign MoU to start maintenance and training collaboration
The agreement was reached today at the World Defense Show.
Riyadh, February 5, 2024 – Saudia Technic and Embraer Services & Support signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today, commencing collaboration involving maintenance and training capabilities. The agreement reached at the World Defense Show 2024, held in Riyadh from Feb 4 to 8, aims to enhance cooperation in Commercial Aviation, with a focus on the E2 jets family and Executive Aviation maintenance.
The MoU was signed between Saudia Technic’s CEO Capt. Fahd Cynndy, and Embraer Services & Support representative, the Regional Sales Director Rida Amara, with the distinguished presence of His Excellency President of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) Abdulaziz Al-Duailej.
Commenting on the signing of this MoU, Saudia Technic’s CEO Capt. Fahd Cynndy, said that “Through this Memorandum of Understanding, we embark on a journey of collaboration and growth. The aerospace industry in Saudia Arabia is thriving, and together with Embraer Services & Support, we are poised to make remarkable advancements. This partnership will propel us towards new horizons, shaping the future of commercial aviation and paving the way for excellence in maintenance.”
“We are very pleased to sign a broad Memorandum of Understanding with Saudia Technic. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has one of the fastest-growing aerospace industries worldwide, and Embraer Services & Support is well-positioned to advance in the region by working in partnership with Saudia Technic,” says Carlos Naufel, President and CEO, Embraer Services & Support.
About Saudia Technic
Saudia Technic, a subsidiary of Saudia Group, is a leading aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) provider with a rich legacy dating back to the 1959s. With over 5.6K highly qualified employees and a network of 100+ locations worldwide, Saudia Technic offers comprehensive services in line, base, components, and engines across the aviation industry. As Saudi Arabia focuses on strengthening its defense sector, Saudia Technic is poised to play a crucial role in this transformative journey.
A global aerospace company headquartered in Brazil, Embraer has businesses in Commercial and Executive aviation, Defense & Security and Agricultural Aviation. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing Services & Support to customers after-sales.
Since it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft. On average, about every 10 seconds an aircraft manufactured by Embraer takes off somewhere in the world, transporting over 145 million passengers a year.
Embraer is the leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 150 seats and the main exporter of high value-added goods in Brazil. The company maintains industrial units, offices, service and parts distribution centers, among other activities, across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.
About WDS 2024
The World Defense Show, founded by Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), is a prestigious event that brings together top government and private entities from the defense and security industry. Held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, and the esteemed leadership of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Prime Minister and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the GAMI, the show aims to showcase cutting-edge technology, capabilities, and services that advance military operations. The second edition of the World Defense Show, happening in Riyadh from Feb 4-8, 2024, is dedicated to creating the ultimate B2B event for the defense industry while supporting relevant ministries and authorities and promoting national commitment to the show's growth and success.