– Embraer recently named Veserca as its authorized sales representative for Executive Jets, and Aerotécnica as its authorized service center, for Venezuela. This is consistent with the Company’s strategy of strengthening its position in one of the largest markets in Latin America.
“Veserca and Aerotécnica will help Embraer take innovative products and service solutions to Venezuelan customers with considerable added value,” said Breno Corrêa, Embraer Vice President, Marketing and Sales – Latin America, Executive Jets. “This initiative is one of the many steps Embraer is taking towards becoming a major player in the executive aviation market, worldwide.”
“We are very pleased to establish this relationship, representing Embraer in the second largest executive aviation market in South America,” said Alberto Villasmil, Veserca CEO. “We are committed to the satisfaction of our clients, and Embraer’s state-of-the-art aircraft, combined with our local expertise, will offer a sound response to our market.”
Aerotécnica was founded in 1951, and provides helicopter and aircraft maintenance support. Based in Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport, near Caracas, with 16,000 square feet (1,486 square meters) of facilities, it has regional offices in Maturín and Lagunillas. The company also provides charter/logistical support for complex industrial activities in Venezuela, such as the petroleum and petrochemical sectors, electrical power generation and transmission, mining, construction, telecommunications, seismic services, and offshore. Aerotécnica is the exclusive Bell Helicopter representative for Venezuela, as well, and represents Pratt & Whitney for PT6 series engines, plus Northern Airborne Technology Ltd. (NAT), a Cobham Avionics and Surveillance company.
Veserca is a joint venture between Aerotécnica and Alberto Villasmil. Created in 2007, it is strategically located in Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport, the main executive aviation base in Venezuela. Veserca also represents Mooney Aircraft in Venezuela.
Note to Editors
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