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August 19, 2013

AAR awarded major U.S. airline reconfiguration program

Engineering Services to replace seats, galleys and install IFE to improve customer experience

AAR has been awarded of a B757-200 reconfiguration program for a major U.S. airline.
The program ñ applicable to 56 of the undisclosed carrierís aircraft – includes replacement of all first and economy class passenger seats and existing galleys, a new In-Flight Entertainment system, and updates to the interior to improve aesthetics and the experience for customers.

AAR will provide integration engineering, comprehensive program management, modification parts and installation support, and Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificate.

Our team continues to provide high quality engineering and program management, exceeding our customers expectations with the completion of each project, and creating even more opportunities for follow-on work, said Ron Eaton, Vice President, AAR Engineering Services. There is no better marketing tool than a string of successful, on-time projects and that is what this team produces time and time again. We look forward to once again helping our customer configure their aircraft to meet the latest market demands.

AAR Engineering Services provides a wide range of high-quality, cost-effective technical services, specializing in interior reconfigurations, structural and systems modifications, and avionics upgrades requiring FAA or foreign regulatory approvals. Engineering Services is just one resource in AAR’s 1MRO network of solutions for commercial airlines worldwide. AAR provides customers one-stop shopping for heavy maintenance, landing gear and component repair services as well as parts supply and support, making AAR the No. 1 provider of MRO services in North America and one of the top 3 in the world, according to industry rankings.

AAR recently announced it is opening its sixth aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility in Lake Charles, La., at Chennault International Airport.




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