This article was originally published by Air & Cosmos International on 7th February, 2018.
Embraer Defense & Security has signed a Letter of Intent with SkyTech for up to six new KC-390 transport aircraft.
The aircraft will be offered for lease for a range of defence projects. The two companies have also agreed on a potential strategic collaboration to jointly explore new business opportunities in training and services.
SkyTech is the result of a partnership between two long-standing players in the field of defence services: aircraft, complete crew, maintenance, and insurance (ACMI) company HiFly, from Portugal, and Australian aviation services and charter provider Adagold Aviation.
SkyTech says that this is the first of a wide variety of platforms that will fulfil various niche roles and projects that SkyTech is undertaking worldwide.
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