Rockwell Collins Signs Long-Term Agreement With AAR to Service a Host of Commercial Aircraft
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Sept. 17, 2013) – Rockwell Collins has signed a long-term service agreement with AAR for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of Rockwell Collins avionics on more than 300 aircraft, including Airbus A319, A320, A330, Boeing 737, 767 and Bombardier CRJ platforms.
The 10-year, customized price-per-flight-hour and fixed-price-repair service agreement provides AAR with Rockwell Collins’ world-class, 24-7 repair and consistent, predictable maintenance costs. The agreement also reduces administrative processing and guarantees turnaround times.
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“Working with an industry-leading service provider such as AAR, we can offer our joint customers a stronger value proposition—convenience, expertise and cost predictability,” said Thierry Tosi, vice president and general manager, Service Solutions for Rockwell Collins. “Together we provide a one-stop-shop for service, critical avionics proficiency and customized pricing solutions that offer certainty for the future.”
“This program with Rockwell Collins enhances AAR’s ability to provide comprehensive, one-stop shopping and support to our customers,” said John Holmes, Group Vice President – Aviation Supply Chain. “The relationship also helps us add even more value to our customers through competitive pricing, innovative solutions and world class technical support, including engineering, reliability and service improvements.”
Rockwell Collins’ global network of more than 80 locations provides MRO of avionics equipment for more than 6,000 commercial, business, corporate and military operations. Additional logistics capabilities include on-board services, service parts, training and simulator systems and services, technical information services and technical services.
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