NS Aviation (dba North State Aviation) MRO and EmpowerMX Sign SaaS Agreement

Winston-Salem NC/Twin Cities MN (June 1, 2011): The corporate leadership teams of NS Aviation and EmpowerMX jointly announce the signing of a software-as-a-service (SaaS) licensing agreement. Under the terms of this agreement, NS Aviation will employ the EmpowerMX-hosted FleetCycle® Execution Suite - MRO Manager (FCXM) product as its enterprise-level MRO software solution at all of its maintenance facilities.

Said Charlie Creech, President of NS Aviation, “With this efficiency-producing MRO production control system and the solid EmpowerMX reputation for tailoring customized IT solutions that work for the world’s leading aircraft-maintenance operations, we anticipate being able to pass substantial cost savings on to our customers.”

Said Dinakara Nagalla, President and CEO of EmpowerMX, “Everyone at EmpowerMX is extremely pleased NS Aviation has selected us as a business partner and eagerly look forward to supporting its strategic business objective of becoming the world’s premier B-737 and B-757 MRO.”

About NS Aviation. NS Aviation is a Certified FAA 145 Repair Station with heavy maintenance, modification and repair capabilities for Boeing 737 -200 thru Boeing 737-900 series aircraft and Boeing 757-200 and 757-300 series aircraft. Operating from a 6-bay facility originally used by Piedmont Airlines, our strategy for business success is to exceed customer expectations through detailed planning assessments, real-time data capture and reporting, efficient task assignments, and the flexible allocation of materials and tooling.

About EmpowerMX. EmpowerMX, a recognized IT leader in the aviation-maintenance industry, delivers a diverse array of business products that equip airline operators, MROs, OEMs and military M&E departments with real-time and globally available business intelligence for effective decision making. Our Consulting Services division empowers maintenance operations personnel with the knowledge they need to maximize efficiency by optimizing maintenance programs, training personnel, establishing best practices and improving production processes. For more details from EmpowerMX, visit www.empowermx.com