Magellan Aerospace Secures Multi-Year Airbus Contracts

TORONTO, May 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Magellan Aerospace ("Magellan") announced today a contract extension between Magellan Aerospace (UK) Limited ("Magellan UK") and Airbus for the supply of aluminium and titanium structural wing components from Magellan UK's facilities located throughout Europe and its joint ventures in India.  This contract, valued at approximately CDN $700 million, is comprised of precision machined details and assemblies for use on the A320 Family, the A330 Family, and the A380 program.  In addition to the contract extension for the machined components, Magellan UK was awarded a contract to supply certain A380 wing ribs to Airbus valued at approximately CDN $20 million.

Mr. Phillip Underwood, President and CEO of Magellan said, "This multi-million dollar scope of work with Airbus demonstrates our commitment to supporting our customer's strategy to boost competitiveness through operational efficiency and continuous improvement.  The long-term nature of the contract will allow us to make infrastructure investments in both our domestic and emerging market operations to ensure that we are able to offer our customer a competitive and reliable source into the next decade."

About Magellan Aerospace

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defense and space agencies worldwide. Magellan designs, engineers, and manufactures aeroengine and aerostructure assemblies and components for aerospace markets, advanced products for military and space markets, industrial power generation, and specialty products. Magellan is a public company whose shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MAL), with facilities throughout Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, India and Poland.

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SOURCE Magellan Aerospace Corporation

For further information: Mr. Daniel Zanatta, Vice President, Business Development, Marketing and Contracts, Magellan Aerospace, Ph. +1 905 677 1889 x300; Mr. Haydn Martin, Vice President, New Business Development, Magellan Aerospace, Ph. +1 44 (0)1 202 512405

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