AIRLINAIR Has Awarded EADS SECA a Contract for Global Support of Entire Engine Fleet

Gonesse, 7 September 2010. AIRLINAIR has awarded EADS SECA a contract for the global support of the entire fleet of Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120, PW121, PW124B and PW127 engines fitted on AIRLINAIR ATR 42/72 aircraft.

This contract, covering a new five year period after the first agreement signed in 2005, confirms and strengthens the long lasting relation of confidence developed between AIRLINAIR and EADS SECA.

"We are proud of this renewed confidence and therefore contributing to the high level of AIRLINAIR quality of service" says Fabrice Dumas, CEO of EADS SECA.

EADS SECA is a major leader in aero-engine maintenance both on business and regional aviation market and licensed to perform all levels of scheduled and unscheduled engine maintenance by major aircraft engine manufacturers, including the full range of required service from line maintenance to engine overhauls.

Headquartered in France, EADS SECA is an entity of EADS SOGERMA, a fully owned subsidiary of EADS Group a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services.

“We are pleased to renew our confidence to EADS SECA, our 48 engines will continue to be maintained with the highest standard of quality for the security of our customers” says Lionel GUERIN, Chairman & CEO of AIRLINAIR.

AIRLINAIR is a French regional airline, based at Paris Orly airport, and is the first European operator of ATR 42/72 turboprop aircraft with a fleet of 24 aircraft. AIRLINAIR has its own maintenance station located in Limoges and approved according to the Part 145 regulation and entrusts EADS SECA with the maintenance of its aircraft engines. Safety, quality of service and environmental respect are in the core strategy of AIRLINAIR.