Spirit AeroSystems Signs Spare Parts Agreement with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)



WICHITA, Kan., May 20, 2011 /CNW/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) announced the signing of a supply agreement whereby Spirit will supply spare parts for SAS' fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft. This multi-year contract will enable SAS to obtain predictable and competitive pricing for all 737 parts in the Spirit catalog while ensuring availability for key parts and components.

"We are pleased to be growing our aftermarket business throughout the European region with such a highly regarded customer like SAS," said Rod Cheatham, Interim Vice President/General Manager, Aftermarket Customer Support. "The supply agreement demonstrates our commitment to customer fleet support and the confidence our customers have in Spirit as the original producer for the majority of the 737 Next-Generation airframe."


    SAS currently operates 74 Boeing 737 airplanes.

    On the web: www.spiritaero.com

    About Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.


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.


    About Scandinavian Airlines


Scandinavian Airlines is Northern Europe's largest airline and the national airline of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. In 2010, it served 21.5 million customers, offering 93 destinations across Scandinavia, Europe, Asia and the US, and close to 700 daily departures. For 2010, SAS was also officially Europe's most punctual airline. Scandinavian Airlines is a founding member of Star Alliance.



SOURCE Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.

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

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