Paris, Amstelveen, 05 August 2013 - An Aero Maintenance Group (AMG) subsidiary, AMG Flite Components LLC (Flite) has entered into a radome support and repair partnership with Spirit Airlines in support of their 50+ and growing fleet of A320-family aircraft. The multi-year partnership places spare radomes at Spirit's key maintenance locations and provides minor repair to full overhaul services for all Spirit radomes. Spirit Airlines and AMG Flite Components (Flite) teamed together partly because of Flite's abilities to perform maintenance and testing on quartz radomes economically with rapid response times, thus providing high potential savings to the Americas' premier Ultra Low Cost Carrier.
Combining efficiency and reliability
Flite was able to offer their reliable radome repair services to Spirit in a particularly affordable pricing matrix chiefly because of Flite's in-depth knowledge and experience of quartz radome repairs, and because of their ability to perform in-house Transmissivity testing of all radomes maintained. Spirit benefits from this partnership by having maintenance spares at key focus cities / maintenance bases, and by having a competitive, fixed-cost maintenance solution in place for radome maintenance.
About Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) empowers customers to save money on air travel by offering ultra low base fares with a range of optional services, allowing customers the freedom to choose only the extras they value. This innovative approach grows the traveling market and stimulates new economic activity while creating new jobs. Spirit's modern fleet, configuration and other innovations enable Spirit to burn less fuel per seat than competitors, making Spirit one of the most environmentally-friendly U.S. carriers. Spirit's all-Airbus fleet operates approximately 250 daily flights to over 50 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean. Visit Spirit at www.spirit.com.
About AFI KLM E&M
Air France Industries and KLM Engineering & Maintenance, which joined forces following the AIR FRANCE KLM merger, are major multi-product MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul) providers. With a joint workforce of over 14,000, AFI KLM E&M offers comprehensive technical support for airlines, ranging from engineering and line maintenance to engine overhaul, as well as the management, repair and supply of aircraft components, structured around a powerful logistics network. AFI KLM E&M supports almost 1,300 aircraft operated by 150 major international and domestic airlines.
About Aero Maintenance Group
Based in Miami, Atlanta and Dallas at five maintenance facilities, AMG is ideally placed to satisfy the needs of its customers operating commercial or regional fleets in North America, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Its extensive repair capabilities, together with its strategically located Logistics Center in Miami, mean that AMG can provide local component support and composite MRO services for a wide range of commercial and regional aircraft. AMG is a wholly-owned AFI KLM E&M subsidiary and combines the flexibility and competitiveness of a local supplier with the expertise, adaptability and reputation of a lead player in the global MRO marketplace.
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