Rolls-Royce has signed a 15-year, $400 million contract to maintain the Tay 650 engines powering Brazilian airline TAM's fleet of 50 Fokker 100s. The company has also signed a 10-year, $50 million agreement to maintain AE3007 engines powering Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets, operated by Brazil's Rio Sul. Work will be performed at R-R Brasil in S‹o Paulo under fixed cost per flight hour agreements. Malmo Aviation has signed a long-term contract with Portuguese maintenance organisation OGMA for heavy maintenance services on its fleet of nine Avro RJs and two BAe 146-200s. Pratt &Whitney is to provide a 10-year fleet management programme covering maintenance of 18 PW4074 engines powering JapanAir Systems' Boeing 777-200s under an agreement valued at $204 million. Reykjavik-based Island flug has signed a total maintenance support agreement with Filton, UK-based BAE Systems Aviation Services for its Airbus A310-300F.

Source: Flight International