AAR Signs Component Repair, License & Parts Supply Agreements with Honeywell
April 3, 2018
Long-term contract makes AAR a Channel Partner & builds on existing partnership
WOOD DALE, Illinois, April 3, 2018 - AAR (NYSE: AIR), a global leader in aviation services, has signed a long-term Repair and Overhaul License agreement along with a Parts Supply agreement with Honeywell Aerospace. AAR will be providing repairs of over 1,800 Honeywell base part number and line replacements unit (LRU) repair items in AAR’s New York and Amsterdam component repair shops.
To support those component repairs, AAR will source over 4,000 material supply piece part items from Honeywell who will also provide repair and overhaul of LRUs to support AAR’s growing flight-hour component support programs for airline fleets worldwide. The agreement covers various platforms including pneumatics, hydraulics, and power generation for Boeing, Airbus and regional commercial fleet types. These combined agreements make AAR a long-term Channel Partner to help grow and maintain the Honeywell products throughout the globe.
“This is the latest step in AAR’s focus on continuous improvement to drive more predictable maintenance while gaining the highest on-wing reliability for our airline customers,” said Ken Hein, Senior Vice President of Operations, AAR. “We partner with Honeywell in many of our aviation service businesses, and this agreement will build on that strong relationship.”
AAR is a global aerospace and defense aftermarket solutions company with operations 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 operations. Additional information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.
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This press release contains certain statements relating to future results, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to,statements regarding the agreement to establish The Module Factory,AAR’s estimate that it will manage the teardown, repair, marketing and sales of spare parts of FTAI’s CFM56 engine pool totaling over 200 engines and growing, AAR’s ability to leverage its extensive USM capabilities to offer CFM56 serviceable engine material to the global commercial aviation aftermarket, that the partnership positions AAR well to service the growing demand for USM on a leading engine platform as customers increasingly prioritize more cost-efficient solutions, and the belief that serviceable engine products, combined with FTAI’s proprietary products and partnerships, completes its unique suite of CFM56 aftermarket offerings aimed at delivering the lowest cost per cycle solution to airline customers. Forward-looking statements may also be identified because they contain words such as ‘‘anticipate,’’ ‘‘believe,’’ ‘‘continue,’’ ‘‘could,’’ ‘‘estimate,’’ ‘‘expect,’’ ‘‘intend,’’ ‘‘likely,’’ ‘‘may,’’ ‘‘might,’’ ‘‘plan,’’ ‘‘potential,’’ ‘‘predict,’’ ‘‘project,’’ ‘‘seek,’’ ‘‘should,’’ ‘‘target,’’ ‘‘will,’’ ‘‘would,’’ or similar expressions and the negatives of those terms. These forward-looking statements are based on beliefs of Company management, as well as assumptions and estimates based on information currently available to the Company, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated, including those factors discussed under Item 1A, entitled “Risk Factors”, included in the Company’s Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2017. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize adversely, or should underlying assumptions or estimates prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described. These events and uncertainties are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many are beyond the Company’s control. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events. For additional information, see the comments included in AAR’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.