Delta TechOps to Expand Maintenance Services for Sun Country Airlines

ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2010—The maintenance division of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), Delta TechOps, recently expanded its relationship with Sun Country Airlines of St. Paul, Minn., with agreements to provide auxiliary power unit (APU) and component maintenance services.

“As the maintenance and repair organization supporting the world’s premier global airline, Delta TechOps has a highly skilled workforce and tremendous resources at our disposal,” said Tony Charaf, president of Delta TechOps. “The men and women of Delta TechOps deliver a high degree of efficiency, flexibility and service to valued customers like Sun Country.”

As part of one agreement, Delta TechOps will provide exclusive maintenance on the GTCP 131-9B engine APUs for Sun Country’s fleet of nine 737 NG aircraft for five years. A second agreement extends an existing contract through 2018 for Delta TechOps to supply inventory support and service—including integrated component repair and exchanges—for Sun Country’s entire 737 NG fleet. Delta TechOps has been providing maintenance services to Sun Country’s aircraft since 2001.
“During our nine-year partnership with Delta TechOps, they’ve provided the customized solutions we need, along with unparalleled service and the best technicians in the industry,” said Tony Kubit, director of Engineering for Sun Country Airlines. “Their proven expertise in 737 NG maintenance and familiarity with our growing fleet made them the obvious choice to provide our APU maintenance and component services going forward.”

About Sun Country Airlines
MN Airlines, LLC, d.b.a. Sun Country Airlines is based in St. Paul, Minnesota. Sun Country, which has earned a reputation for offering world class service at an affordable price, was recently named in the “Top 10 Domestic Airlines” by Travel+Leisure for the fourth year in a row and Condé Nast Traveler for the third year in a row. The airline flies to popular destinations in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. For a complete list of destinations and more information, please visit

About Delta TechOps
Delta TechOps is the largest airline maintenance, repair and overhaul provider in North America. Its customers laud its reputation for high-quality service and cost management. In addition to supplying 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. The organization specializes in high-skill work such as engine maintenance, component maintenance, hangar and line maintenance. Delta TechOps employs more than 9,600 maintenance professionals and is one of the world’s most-experienced providers with more than 70 years of aviation experience. More about Delta TechOps is available at

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