Boeing Signs Spirit AeroSystems to Provide Nacelle Component Repair and Overhaul

SEATTLE, April 18, 2007 -- Boeing's [NYSE:BA] Commercial Aviation Services organization has signed Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] to provide component repair and overhaul services on Boeing airplane components.

Wichita, Kan.-based Spirit will repair and overhaul engine nacelles for Boeing 777 and Next-Generation 737 airplanes as part of the Boeing Component Repair and Leasing Services Network Service Center (NSC) program, which offers component repair support for Boeing customers at sites in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

"We welcome Spirit AeroSystems to our growing component repair and overhaul services program," said Mark Owen, vice president of Commercial Aviation Services Material Management. "Spirit AeroSystems provides a wealth of experience and an inventory of thousands of spare parts and components that will support our customers' airplane component needs around the world."

The Boeing repair network service center program is part of a continuing strategy to reduce maintenance costs and provide faster repair and overhaul solutions of key rotable components for Boeing customers around the world.

The Boeing Company is the world's leading aerospace company, providing products and services to customers in 145 countries. Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, a unit of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, provides products, services and integrated solutions to improve fleet utilization, reduce costs, leverage leading-edge information management and ensure passenger well-being.

For more information visit www.boeing.com.

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