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Delta TechOps Expands Asian Maintenance Presence by Signing Five-Year Deal with Tokyo-based Skymark Airlines

ATLANTA, Dec. 8, 2009—Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) maintenance division, Delta TechOps, today announced it has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with Tokyo-based Skymark Airlines.

Delta TechOps will partner with Evergreen Aviation Technologies (EGAT), which provides comprehensive maintenance to Skymark, to provide engine maintenance for Skymark’s CFM56-7B engines, which power their Boeing 737NG fleet.

“We are honored to be selected to provide these services for Skymark Airlines,” said Tony Charaf, president of Delta TechOps. “We share a long and successful relationship with EGAT and working together we are now able to offer our services to Skymark as well. This partnership combined with Delta’s expanded maintenance capabilities and increased global footprint will help Delta TechOps bolster its maintenance repair and overhaul presence in Asia.”

“It is great opportunity for Skymark Airlines to launch this maintenance partnership with Delta TechOps and EGAT,” said Kimiyoshi Sakaki, Vice President of Engineering & Maintenance Division of Skymark Airlines. “We trust excellent quality of both companies and this also helps Skymark Airlines enhance our competitiveness and establish a presence in Asia. We believe Delta TechOps and EGAT will respond to our expectation satisfactorily.”

About Skymark Airlines
Skymark Airlines Inc., which started service in September 1998, is a low-cost Japanese air carrier that serves approximately three million passengers annually. To achieve operational efficiency and provide competitive fares, the airline’s route structure focuses on service from Tokyo to Sapporo, Fukuoka, Kobe, Asahikawa and Okinawa. More about Skymark is available at www.skymark.jp/en/.

About Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corporation
Evergreen Aviation Technologies (EGAT) Corporation is a comprehensive maintenance, repair and overhaul facility in Asia. EGAT provides wide-ranging engineering and fleet management solutions on multiple airframes and engines, including Boeing Dreamlifter aircraft modification, and is a Center Of Excellence in engine overhauls. Supported by a 2,000-strong engineering, technical and management team, its global business footprint comprises more than two dozen airline customers. EGAT has been selected as Aviation Week’s 2009 Best Independent MRO in Asia-Pacific. More about EGAT is available at www.egat.com.tw.

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

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