Embraer and Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, have signed a contract for the Embraer Collaborative Inventory Planning (ECIP), a tailored expendable spare parts inventory management programme designed to assist customers reduce operational costs by optimising inventory levels.

The ECIP agreement, coupled with the pool programme that Scoot has earlier signed for, will provide comprehensive support for Scoot’s incoming fleet of nine E190-E2 jets. The airline will be the first ECIP customer in the Asia-Pacific region.

Ng Chee Keong, COO, Scoot, said, “Our continued partnership with Embraer is testament of our commitment to deliver optimal performance with the new E190-E2 fleet. As we anticipate the arrival of our first Embraer jet in the near future, this strategic arrangement will help ensure operational efficiency.”

“Embraer’s wide suite of services is built on understanding and anticipating the needs of our airline customers in a very dynamic environment,” said Carlos Naufel, president and CEO, Embraer Services & Support. “We thank Scoot for their trust in us as we work towards the operations of their fleet of E190-E2.”

Singapore is the centre for Embraer’s services and support Asia Pacific operations. In addition to personnel based in Singapore, the company has a regional distribution centre within Changi Airport’s free trade zone.

The regional distribution centre provides round-the-clock spare-parts provision and support for Embraer’s customers from a centralised location within the region.
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