AAR Signs Extended PBH Contract with Air Austral
June 22, 2017
Agreement to enhance airline’s services and operational efficiencies
WOOD DALE, Illinois, June 22, 2017 – AAR (NYSE: AIR) has secured an extension of its contract supporting Air Austral’s fleet of B737NG aircraft, which began in 2009.
“The renewal of this PBH contract is a testament to the excellent customer service and flexible component support AAR has provided to Air Austral over the last eight years,” said Nick Price, Senior Vice President, Operations, Commercial Programmes, AAR. “Air Austral is positioned in a geographically challenging location, but AAR’s customer support network works seamlessly with the customer to ensure service levels are exceeded. We look forward to continuing this long-standing relationship.”
“AAR’s successful support to customers such as Air Austral demonstrates our flexibility and willingness to understand each customer’s operational needs, which helps us secure repeat business,” said Deepak Sharma, President, International Supply Chain, AAR.
Based on Reunion Island, Saint Denis and Saint Pierre in the Indian Ocean, Air Austral operates internationally. Its extensive network provides flights within the Indian Ocean, Europe, Asia and Oceania.
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; 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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