Spirit AeroSystems and Air Europa Sign Spare Parts Agreement

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WICHITA, Kan., June 3, 2011 /CNW/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) and Air Europa Lineas Aereas, S.A.U announced the signing of a supply agreement whereby Spirit will supply thrust reverser, fuselage and wing components for Air Europa's fleet of Boeing 737 and 767 aircraft. This multi-year contract will enable Air Europa to obtain predictable and competitive pricing for all spare parts in the Spirit catalog while ensuring availability for key parts and components.

"Supply agreements such as these underscore Spirit's commitment to customer fleet support," said Rod Cheatham, Interim Vice President/General Manager, Aftermarket Customer Support. "As the original producer for the majority of the 737 Next-Generation airframe and the 41 section, pylon and nacelles for the 767, this spare parts agreement highlights the confidence our customers have in Spirit's supply and support capabilities."

Air Europa currently operates 25 Boeing 737NG airplanes and two Boeing 767 airplanes.

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    On the web: www.spiritaero.com

    About Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
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Based in Wichita, Kan., Spirit AeroSystems is the world's largest independent supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components. In addition to its Kansas facility, Spirit has locations in Tulsa and McAlester, Okla.; Kinston, N.C.; Prestwick, Scotland; Preston, England; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and is developing a new manufacturing facility in Saint-Nazaire, France. In the U.S., Spirit's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components. Additionally, Spirit provides aftermarket customer support services, including spare parts, maintenance/repair/overhaul, and fleet support services in North America, Europe and Asia. Spirit Europe produces wing components for a host of customers, including Airbus.

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    About Air Europa
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Air Europa, founded in 1986 based in Mallorca, Spain, and is the airline company of the Globalia tourism group, is a full member of the SkyTeam alliance. Last year it carried 9 million passengers, making it the second largest Spanish airline in this regard.

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SOURCE Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.

For further information: Ken Evans, Corporate Communications of Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., +1-316-523-4070 Web Site: http://www.spiritaero.com

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