Oman Air has selected Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation for a long-term agreement to be the maintenance provider for the APS2300 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) on its existing fleet of five Embraer 175 series aircraft. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The APS2300 APU is currently on board more than 800 Embraer 170/190 aircraft around the world and is operated by more than 70 customers since its introduction into service in 2004.
“Hamilton Sundstrand is excited to begin a relationship with Oman Air, an important customer in the Middle East region,” said Eileen Drake, vice president and general manager, Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems. “Oman Air will be a key customer and we are grateful for the opportunity to support their growth with the APS2300 APU.”
Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Wayne Pearce, added, “Oman Air is pleased to have signed a long-term contract with Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems. We are confident that they will deliver the highest possible standards of maintenance for our Embraer E175 fleet, which offers a fast, safe and reliable service for customers on our regional services, together with an outstanding passenger experience.”
Source: Hamilton Sundstrand, A United Technologies Company (NYSE:UTX)
Date: Jul 16, 2012