Delta TechOps Signs $55 Million Deal with Star Air

ATLANTA -- Delta Air Lines' maintenance division - Delta TechOps - has inked an exclusive eight-year power-by-the-hour (PBH) contract extension with Copenhagen-based Star Air. The contract calls for Delta TechOps to provide engine overhaul and repair services for the 22 CF6-80A2/C2 engines that power Star Air's fleet of 11 Boeing 767-200SF cargo aircraft. The deal, worth more than $55 million, provides the Star Air B767 fleet with Delta TechOps' signature Complete Fleet services, including comprehensive engine, Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) and component support.

"We are pleased to further expand our partnership with Star Air," says Delta TechOps President Tony Charaf. "The professionalism and flexibility of the men and women of Delta TechOps enable us to consistently provide our customers with a cost competitive, safe and reliable fleet. Star Air has seen this first hand and as a result, we're able to further grow our relationship."

"The previous four years have proven that we chose correctly," says Jorgen Johansen, VP Technical of Star Air. "Delta TechOps has consistently delivered superior quality, turn-around times, technical expertise and assistance when we needed it."

Star Air, part of the A.P.Moller-Maersk Group, is a Danish cargo airline specializing in providing highly reliable cargo lift capacity. Star is located in Copenhagen Airport, with a primary operational hub in Cologne, Germany. Star Air was founded in and 1987 currently operates a fleet of 11 Boeing 767-200SFs.

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