AAR and Nordisk to provide Air Freight Containers to DHL

January 16, 2012

New order extends long-term relationship with leading international logistics and freight provider

WOOD DALE, ILLINOIS – AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that Nordisk Aviation Products has been selected by DHL (EAT Leipzig GmbH) to provide unit load devices (ULDs), containers used to load and transport luggage, freight and mail on cargo aircraft.

The order calls for a variety of large maindeck containers (AAC, AAX, AMX, DQF) to be delivered to several DHL locations in the US, Europe and Asia throughout the first quarter of calendar 2012. The combined value of the orders is over 1 million Euro.Container Manufactured by Nordisk for DHL

“These orders are significant to Nordisk and strengthen our long-term relationship with DHL,” said Frode Ljøterud, President of Nordisk Aviation Products. “We consider this a major vote of confidence from DHL in recognizing Nordisk as one of their most valued suppliers of main-deck containers and look forward to meeting and exceeding the requirements of this very important customer.”

On December 2, 2011, AAR acquired Nordisk Aviation Products, AS (Nordisk) and Telair International GmbH (Telair). The combination of Nordisk, Telair and AAR creates a formidable market leader in the design, production and servicing of aircraft cargo products and systems for both commercial and military platforms.




About AAR

AAR is a global aerospace and defense aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 6,000 people 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; maintenance, repair, overhaul; and engineering. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include mobility systems and composite manufacturing operations. Additional information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.

Media contact: Daniela Pietsch, Vice President Corporate Marketing & Communications, at editor@aarcorp.com or +1 630-227-5100. 

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