ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2009—Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) maintenance division, Delta TechOps, today announced it has expanded its maintenance agreement with Tulsa-based Omni Air International (OAI) to include component and inventory support for the charter airline’s new Boeing 767 fleet.
As part of the five-year agreement, Delta TechOps will provide component and inventory support on OAI’s B767s, including avionics and hydraulics. Delta TechOps and OAI’s partnership began in 2003 with TechOps providing component support on OAI’s 757 fleet.
“The integrity and professionalism of the men and women of Delta TechOps is what drives the growth of our MRO business and keeps our customers coming back,” said Tony Charaf, president of Delta TechOps. “Our customers value the team’s in-depth knowledge, experience and understanding of airline operations.”
“Adding our newly acquired 767 fleet to Delta TechOps’ maintenance portfolio just makes sense,” said David Gantner, Omni Air senior director of Maintenance, Material and Engineering. ”Our longstanding partnership with them along with their performance and outstanding customer service makes it a great fit.”
About Omni Air International
Omni Air International (OAI), a Tulsa-based charter air service, serves both domestic and international markets with its team of more than 1,000 aviation professionals. Omni’s fleet is comprised of both narrowbody and widebody aircraft including DC-10, Boeing 757 and 767aircraft.OAI has earned accolades in safety, reliability and on time performance. More information about Omni is available at www.omniairintl.com.
About Delta TechOps
Delta TechOps is the largest airline maintenance, repair and overhaul provider in North America, generating more than $500 million in revenue in 2008. In addition to providing maintenance and engineering support for Delta’s fleet of more than 750 aircraft, Delta TechOps serves more than 150 other aviation and airline customers around the world, specializing in high-skill work like engines, components, hangar and line maintenance. Delta TechOps employs more than 8,500 maintenance professionals and is one of the world’s most experienced providers with more than seven decades of aviation expertise. More about Delta TechOps is available at deltatechops.com.
SOURCE Delta Air Lines