Japan Air Commuter has renewed its Smart Parts programme coverage with Bombardier, extending the contract for the regional carrier's 11 Dash 8 Q400 turboprops through to April 2018.

With the extension, Bombardier will continue to provide scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, tailored to meet Japan Air Commuter's specific requirements on a broad range of components.

Bombardier will also provide repair management services for the Q400 turboprop fleet to ensure maximised aircraft availability.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news