WICHITA, Kan., April 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) and Europe Airpost (a branch of ASL Aviation Group) announced the signing of a supply agreement whereby Spirit Aftermarket Customer Support (ACS) will provide thrust reverser, fuselage, and wing component spare parts for Europe Airpost's fleet of Boeing 737 Classic and Next-Generation aircraft. This multi-year contract will enable Europe Airpost to obtain predictable and competitive pricing for all parts in the Spirit Catalog while ensuring availability for key parts and components.
"Spirit ACS continues to build a strong foundation for our customer fleet support programs in Europe," said Mike Williams, VP/GM of Spirit Aftermarket Customer Support. "This agreement is a continuation of Spirit's aftermarket spare parts distribution commitment in Europe. We appreciate the confidence Europe Airpost has shown in Spirit AeroSystems."
Europe Airpost currently operates 17 Boeing 737-300 and two Boeing 737-700 airplanes.
On the web: www.spiritaero.com/aftermarket
About Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
Spirit AeroSystems, with headquarters in Wichita, Kan., USA, is the world's largest non-OEM designer and manufacturer of aerostructures for commercial aircraft. In addition to its Wichita and Chanute facilities in Kansas, Spirit has locations in Tulsa and McAlester, Okla.; Kinston, N.C.; Prestwick, Scotland; Preston, England; Subang, Malaysia; and 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 Europe Airpost
Europe Airpost is a member of the ASL aviation group. It is the world's largest operator of the Boeing 737-300 Quick Change Aircraft, which transports passengers by day and freight by night. Europe Airpost is also a leading French regional charter company with 13 aircraft based in French provincial airports. The integration of "full passenger" Boeing 737-700's in its fleet enabled the company to enlarge its commercial offers with longer range destinations.
SOURCE Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
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