C.A.R.E. Given to Singapore Airlines' Boeing 777 Fleet

WINDSOR LOCKS, CT -- Singapore Airlines has selected Hamilton Sundstrand's Comprehensive Accessory Repair and Exchange (C.A.R.E.) program to provide maintenance support for all Hamilton Sundstrand equipment on its fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

The 10-year agreement for electric power and air management equipment includes asset management and repair services for the airline's current fleet of 69 Boeing 777 aircraft, which will grow to 77 aircraft by 2012.

The C.A.R.E. program offers total repair and inventory support services for engine accessories and airframe components, and is fully supported by key OEM accessory suppliers. The business currently manages equipment installed on more than 600 aircraft and 1,000 engines. The program, in existence since 1998, provides an integrated maintenance management solution for more than 35 customers worldwide and encompasses Hamilton Sundstrand and other supplier equipment. Hamilton Sundstrand has similar long-term aftermarket agreements with 23 of the world's 25 largest airlines.

"Hamilton Sundstrand's C.A.R.E. program has a proven track record of providing excellent value to our airline customers," says Mike Dumais, Hamilton Sundstrand's vice president and general manager of Customer Service. "We are delighted to provide our C.A.R.E. services to Singapore Airlines' fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft."

Singapore Airlines' passenger route network covers 65 destinations in 35 countries. The average age of the fleet is six years and seven months.

With 2007 revenues of $5.6 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand employs approximately 18,300 people worldwide and is headquartered in Windsor Locks, CT. The company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.

United Technologies Corp., of Hartford, CT, provides a broad range of high-technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries.

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