Deal outlines exclusive power-by-the-hour contract with Delta TechOps
ATLANTA , March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) maintenance division - Delta TechOps - has inked an exclusive eight-year power-by-the-hour (PBH) contract extension with Copenhagen -based Star Air. The contract calls for Delta TechOps to provide engine overhaul and repair services for the 22 CF6-80A2/C2 engines that power Star Air's fleet of 11 Boeing 767-200SF cargo aircraft. The deal, worth more than
"We are pleased to further expand our partnership with Star Air," said Delta TechOps President Tony Charaf . "The professionalism and flexibility of the men and women of Delta TechOps enable us to consistently provide our customers with a cost competitive, safe and reliable fleet. Star Air has seen this first hand and as a result, we're able to further grow our relationship."
Jorgen Johansen , vice president -- Technical of Star Air added: "The previous four years have proven that we chose correctly. Delta TechOps has consistently delivered superior quality, turn-around times, technical expertise and assistance when we needed it."
Star Air, part of the A.P.Moller-Maersk Group, is a Danish cargo airline specializing in providing highly reliable cargo lift capacity. Star is located in Copenhagen Airport, with a primary operational hub in Cologne, Germany . Star Air was founded in and 1987 currently operates a fleet of 11 Boeing 767-200SFs.
Delta TechOps is the largest airline MRO in North America , generating more than
SOURCE Delta Air Lines