Allegiant Air Selects AAR for MD-80 Maintenance

WOOD DALE, IL — AAR announces that it has been selected by Allegiant Air to perform maintenance and modification services for six of the airline’s MD-80 aircraft. AAR will perform this work on a nose to tail basis at AAR Aircraft Services — Oklahoma, the Company’s full service MRO operation located at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City. Work on the first aircraft began in October 2008.

“We are excited to work with Allegiant Air on the maintenance of their aircraft,” says Donald J. Wetekam, AAR’s Group Vice President of MRO, “We have a highly efficient facility and extensive experience with the MD-80 airframe which should translate into quick turn times and high quality work for our MD-80 customers like Allegiant.”

AAR offers a wide range of maintenance, repair and overhaul services, including airframe maintenance and modifications, through its aircraft maintenance facilities located in Indianapolis, Miami, Oklahoma City, and Hot Springs. For each of the past four years, every one of AAR’s eligible maintenance facilities earned the FAA’s Diamond Award, the highest honor in the FAA’s Aviation Maintenance Technician Awards Program, which recognizes companies for excellence in technical and regulatory training.

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