Fokker Services gains Australian certification for Embraer E190 maintenance

Frontal view of Embraer E190
Photo Credit: Fokker Services Group

Fokker Services Asia, a subsidiary of the esteemed Fokker Services Group (FSG), has taken a giant leap forward by securing Part 145 Maintenance Organization Approval from the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).

This approval enables Fokker Services Asia to provide aircraft maintenance services for the Embraer E190 Series at their state-of-the-art Seletar Airport facilities in Singapore.

With this certification now in hand, FSG is now poised to offer an extensive array of services, including heavy maintenance, base maintenance, and lease transition services for Embraer E190 aircraft registered in Australia.

FSG can now provide comprehensive support to customers in Australia, not only for their Fokker and ATR aircraft but also for Embraer aircraft.

An Embraer E190-E2 jet in flight.
Photo Credit: Embraer

Tapping the Growing Embraer Market

With the Embraer E-Jet Family of aircraft gaining traction in the region, this certification isn’t just about expanding services.

It also comes as an opportunity for Fokker Services Asia to secure positioning with Embraer operators in the Asia Pacific region.


According to Thomas Kennedy, the Managing Director of Fokker Services Asia (Singapore), “Obtaining the new (E-190 Family) aircraft capability represents a great milestone in our company.”

“We are thankful to all our business partners for supporting the efforts to develop this capability on-time and on-target. This is a reflection of our team’s high level of engineering expertise at the core.”

“It also confirms our commitment to Alliance Airlines as a long-term business partner in supporting their fleets and our shared growth and success in the Australia region.”

Alliance Airlines

The impact of this achievement extends beyond FSG. Scott McMillan, Managing Director of Alliance Airlines, recognizes the standing of FSG, stating,

“FSG’s unwavering commitment in securing this certification is commendable. We certainly are appreciative that FSG now has the capability to support our Fokker fleet as well as our fleet of Embraer E190 Series aircraft.”

“We’re excited about the possibilities ahead for both of our organizations,” he concludes.

Alliance Airlines is Australasia’s leading provider of contract, charter and allied aviation services and currently employs more than 1,300 staff. 

The Company provides essential services to mining, energy, and government sectors as well as wet lease services for other airlines. 

Alliance currently owns 70 jet aircraft with another 30 being delivered between September 2023 and January 2026.

About Fokker Services Group

Fokker Services Group is an independent aerospace service company with a global reach. Providing comprehensive solutions from its five facilities in Europe, Asia and the Americas, Fokker Services Group is a key partner for regional, narrow-body and wide-body platforms in the Commercial, VIP, Cargo and Defense markets.

The organization offers a unique set of capabilities, products and services: ‘Modifications & Engineering Services’ for the latest technical solutions;

‘Component & Material Services’ such as nose-to-tail programs, exchange services, component repairs, parts manufacturing and spares deliveries;

‘Airframe Services’ for aircraft MRO including lease transitions and painting; and ‘Aircraft Completion & Conversion Services’ for Executive, VVIP and Special Mission aircraft.

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