WOOD DALE, ILLINOIS (September 13, 2011) - AAR (NYSE: AIR) has been selected by EADS EFW to manufacture main deck cargo loading systems for its Airbus A300-600 & A310-300 freighter conversion program. Recent purchase orders from EADS EFW include thirteen A300-600 systems. Deliveries will be accomplished over the next twelve months.
The cargo systems will be manufactured by AAR's Cargo Systems division in Goldsboro, North Carolina. AAR Cargo Systems holds FAA certifications for a wide range of commercial aircraft types, including the Airbus A300-600 and A310-300.
"We're very pleased to be selected by EADS EFW and look forward to working closely with them to provide high-quality products and excellent service and support," said Robert Kuhn, Vice President and General Manager of AAR Cargo Systems. "Recent orders further strengthen our position as a leading cargo systems provider and position us well as carriers capitalize on the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of converted aircraft."
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