ATLANTA, October 22, 2015 — Delta TechOps—Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) maintenance division and its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider business— has extended its relationship with Atlas Air, Inc., a unit of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: AAWW). Under a new agreement, Delta TechOps will provide exclusive component support on a Maintenance per Flight Hour program through 2018.
As Atlas Air’s maintenance support partner, Delta TechOps will provide component Repair and Return services for the company’s fleet of Boeing 767-300s and 767-200s, including fuel and oil, hydraulics, pneumatics, avionics and engine components.
“From their demonstrated expertise in component, APU and engine support, to their operational experience with our aircraft and their extensive service offerings, Delta TechOps is the natural partner to handle our component support needs,” said Larry Gibbons, Senior Vice President Procurement at Atlas Air. “We look forward to solidifying our partnership as we continue to enhance our industry-leading Boeing 767 freighter and passenger service solutions.”
“Delta TechOps is committed to supporting Atlas Air by delivering the highest level of quality, customer service and value in the industry,” said Jack Arehart, President of MRO Services at Delta TechOps. “Together with deep MRO and operational knowledge, we have the facilities and staff to meet Atlas Air’s operational requirements”.
About Atlas Air Worldwide
Atlas Air Worldwide is a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services. It is the parent company of Atlas Air, Inc. (Atlas) and Titan Aviation Holdings, Inc. (Titan), and is the majority shareholder of Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. (Polar). Through Atlas and Polar, Atlas Air Worldwide operates the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Atlas, Titan and Polar offer a range of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services that include ACMI service – in which customers receive an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance on a long-term basis; CMI service, for customers that provide their own aircraft; express network and airport-to-airport cargo service; cargo and passenger charters; and dry leasing of aircraft and engines.
Atlas Air Worldwide’s press releases, SEC filings and other information may be accessed through the company’s home page, www.atlasair.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, hanger 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. . Get connected with Delta TechOps on LinkedIn /delta-techops, Twitter / DeltaTechOps, Facebook / DeltaTechOps, and GooglePlus /+DeltaTechOps.