GREENSBORO, NC —28 April, 2010... Leading aircraft interiors engineering and products manufacturer TIMCO Aerosystems, a division of TIMCO Aviation Services, Inc. (“TIMCO”), announced today that Japan Airlines (“JAL”) has selected Aerosystems’ new Featherweight™ galleys for installation on new JAL B767 aircraft. The TIMCO Aerosystems galleys will be delivered to the production line starting in 2011.
The new Featherweight™ galley complements TIMCO Aerosystems’ existing line of Featherweight™ interiors products, which includes lavatories and Brice Seating economy and premium economy seats. In addition to weight savings, the new galley is designed to reduce maintenance costs through efficient design and use of materials and parts.
Rick Salanitri, President of TIMCO Aerosystems, observed, “We are especially proud to have our innovative Featherweight™ galley selected by a leading global operator like Japan Airlines. Our team has been working hard to perfect the design and savings potential on this product, and we are excited that JAL will be able to be the first to experience the value.”
TIMCO Aerosystems is one of a select few providers that can support its customers with a full spectrum of cabin solutions, from state-of-the-art design and engineering to interiors and structures manufacture, integration and certification. Typical Aerosystems projects include interior reconfigurations, flight avionics retrofits, IFE integration, mechanical system changes, STC development, airframe structural modifications and kitting services. In addition, through its Brice Seating unit, the company is able to support the world’s leading airlines with innovative seating design and construction.
The first groups of seats off the new assembly line are destined for global airline customers in Asia and the Middle East.
Brice has operated as a part of the TIMCO family of companies since it was acquired in 2002.
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