MAIDEN, N.C., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air T, Inc. (Air T) (Nasdaq: AIRT) reported that its Global Ground Support subsidiary recently received two separate orders for its Extended Reach Mobile Aircraft Deicer (ER), specifically for deicing the Airbus A380. Two units will be delivered to a service provider at Heathrow Airport in London and another two units to a service provider at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The ER is the world's tallest deicer, with a working height of 78 feet, side reach of 58 feet and fluid capacity of 2800 gallons. The ER has been in production since 2002 with 40 units in service worldwide and 13 units scheduled for delivery in 2008-2009.
Air T, through its subsidiaries, provides overnight air freight service to the express delivery industry, and manufactures, sells and services aircraft ground support and special purpose industrial equipment. Air T is one of the largest, small-aircraft air cargo operators in the United States. Air T's Mountain Air Cargo and CSA Air subsidiaries currently operate a fleet of single and twin-engine turbo-prop aircraft daily in the eastern half of the United States, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Islands. Air T's ground support operations, including its Global Ground Support and Global Aviation Services subsidiaries, manufacture and service aviation support and other specialized military and industrial equipment, in addition to providing airport facilities maintenance. Global Ground Support is one of the largest providers of deicing equipment in the world.
SOURCE Air T, Inc.