AAR Earns Gold Boeing Performance Excellence Award

WOOD DALE, ILLINOIS (April 15, 2010) — AAR announced today that AAR Aircraft Component Services – New York has earned a 2009 Boeing Performance Excellence Award from The Boeing Company, which issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. AAR Aircraft Component Services – New York earned the award by maintaining a Gold composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2008 to Sept. 30, 2009.

Out of more than 10,500 eligible suppliers, Boeing recognized 128 suppliers with the Gold level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. In 2008, AAR Aircraft Component Services – New York was recognized with a Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award.

“We are honored to be recognized by Boeing for our performance as a Gold supplier and to have built upon our high levels of performance from the prior year,” said Timothy Romenesko, President and Chief Operating Officer of AAR CORP. “Our employees are dedicated to providing our customers and end users with the highest levels of quality, service and airworthiness and this award is a direct result of their dedication.”

AAR Aircraft Component Services – New York repairs components for both the military and commercial platforms that Boeing supports, which include the CH-47, AV-8B, T-45, C-40, KC-10, C-32, E-4B, VC-25, 737, 757 and 767.

AAR is a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry. With facilities and sales locations around the world, AAR uses its close-to-the-customer business model to serve aviation and government/defense customers through three operating segments: Aviation Supply Chain; Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul; and Structures and Systems. More information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.