ATLANTA, October 7, 2014 – Delta TechOps—Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) maintenance division and its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider business—today announced a new MRO Services contract at Air Transport Services Group, Inc. subsidiary operators ABX Air, Air Transport International and Cargo Aircraft Management.
The new four-year MRO Services agreements include:
“Delta TechOps provides a unique value proposition as the maintenance arm of the most reliable global U.S. airline, our comprehensive MRO services and our institutional knowledge of being one of North America’s largest Part 121 and 145 repair stations,” said Don Mitacek, Delta Air Lines’ Senior Vice President – Technical Operations. “We look forward to continue serving ATSG and its subsidiaries as a long-time MRO partner.”
“Over the years Delta TechOps has delivered the level of expertise, service and commitment that ATSG demands for our fleets of Aircraft, Engines and APU”, says Joe Hete, President and CEO, Air Transport Services Group, Inc. “We are pleased to expand the relationship with Delta TechOps and know they will continue to deliver for ATSG with the same level of dedication they provide Delta and other operators around the world.”
About ATSG, Inc.
ATSG is a leading provider of aircraft leasing and air cargo transportation and related services to domestic and foreign air carriers and other companies that outsource their air cargo lift requirements. ATSG, through its leasing and airline subsidiaries, is the world’s largest owner and operator of converted Boeing 767 freighter aircraft. Through its principal subsidiaries, including two airlines with separate and distinct U.S. FAA Part 121 Air Carrier certificates, ATSG provides aircraft leasing, air cargo lift, aircraft maintenance services and airport ground services. ATSG’s subsidiaries include ABX Air, Inc.; Airborne Global Solutions, Inc.; Air Transport International, Inc.; Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc.; and Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services, Inc. For more information, please see www.atsginc.com.
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 engines, components, 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 www.deltatechops.com.