Air India Selects Chromalloy for Engine and APU Repairs

(Dubai, February 28, 2010) -- Chromalloy announced today that Air India has awarded the company a two- year agreement for repair of certain parts and components on the airline's CF6-80C2, PW4000, CFM56-7B engines and Auxiliary Power Units (APUs). The contract is valued at approximately $10 million and calls for Air India to ship parts to Chromalloy for repair over the next two years. "The Air India agreement proves once again our customers' confidence in Chromalloy products, services and the value we deliver," said Armand F. Lauzon, Jr., President. "We offer value through advanced innovative repairs that help customers improve engine performance and lower maintenance costs." Sanjeev Rotkar, Director of Marketing, Air India Ltd., said, "Air India is extremely pleased with the continuous support provided by Chromalloy for more than 15 years. Advanced repairs from Chromalloy have been very useful in reducing engine management costs for Air India." Rotkar continued, "In addition to repairs, Air India has been aggressive in the use of Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) parts for the CF6-50C2 and CF6-80C2 engines provided by Chromalloy, realizing considerable savings and outstanding performance." In addition to in-house services for its fleet, Air India's parent organization, the National Aviation Company of India Limited (NACIL), provides maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for other commercial aircraft operators in India and the Middle East at the NACIL facility in Mumbai. The MRO center has offered services since 1966. The facility is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and India's Dictorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and has offered services to third-party aircraft operators since 1999.

Source: Chromalloy
Date: Mar 2, 2010