AAR’s Nordisk Aviation Products Selected by China Postal Airlines
July 14, 2014
Leading international provider of advanced ULDs help China Postal Airlines maximize air freight capacity on B737 freighter fleet
HONG KONG, July 14, 2014 — AAR’s Nordisk Aviation Products announces it has received orders for 180 main deck air cargo containers from China Postal Airlines. The orders are in addition to the 988 Nordisk containers China Postal already has in service. The main deck Unit Load Devices were specially designed to maximize air freight capacity by an additional 3 percent in the B737 freighter, while reducing fuel costs and the airline’s carbon footprint.
“We are proud to say that Nordisk containers positively impact the bottom line. But they are also becoming the preferred ULDs for airlines that care about the environment,” said Boon Yang Sim, Nordisk's Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Asia Pacific and People’s Republic of China. “We are pleased to be able to deliver on our promise to China Postal Airlines and welcome this expansion of our partnership.”
Nordisk also supplies ULDs to China Southern Airlines, receiving orders for more than 1,100 lightweight air cargo containers and pallets in May.
Nordisk is the leading supplier of air cargo containers and pallets in the industry. With close to 700,000 ULDs sold in the global aviation markets, Nordisk ULDs are used by virtually every airline operating wide-bodied aircraft, enabling vast amounts of cargo and baggage to be transported safely and securely.
AAR (NYSE: AIR), with its Telair and Nordisk subsidiaries, offers a full line of main-deck and lower-deck cargo systems and a variety of baggage handling and freight solutions that enable increased payload and fuel savings. From the Nordisk Ultralite®, the lightest-weight container in the industry, to the patented Sliding Carpet®baggage loading system to specialized pallets, containers and air mobile shelters, AAR offers products with excellent strength-to-weight performance, high reliability and low total cost of ownership, backed by a global aftermarket support network.
About Nordisk Aviation Products
A subsidiary of aviation industry leader AAR CORP., Nordisk Aviation Products designs, manufactures and sells air cargo containers and pallets, to the global commercial aviation industry. Nordisk, established in 1970, has production facilities in Norway, China and the United States and has spare parts warehousing and sales offices across Europe, Asia, and the United States. For more information, visit www.nordisk-aviation.com, or call +852-2107 6668.
AAR is a global aerospace and defense aftermarket solutions company that employs in over 20 countries. Headquartered in the Chicago area, AAR supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services.AAR’s Aviation Services include Parts Supply; OEM Solutions; Integrated Solutions; and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Services. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include Mobility Systems and Composite Manufacturing operations. Additional information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.
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