Berry Aviation Inc. Awarded New Fixed-Wing Airlift Services Contract in Afghanistan

It has received a contract award notification from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Joint Theater Support Contracting Command to provide up to seven light fixed-wing aircraft and seven medium fixed-wing aircraft in support of U.S. Military and NATO...


SAN MARCOS, TEXAS, December 11, 2013 – Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) announced today that it has received a contract award notification from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Joint Theater Support Contracting Command to provide up to seven light fixed-wing aircraft and seven medium fixed-wing aircraft in support of U.S. Military and NATO efforts in Afghanistan.

This Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, which has a total maximum value of $129 million, stipulates that the contractor must be able to provide on-call fixed-wing airlift services including all personnel, equipment, tools, materials, maintenance, and supervision necessary to perform passenger and cargo transport within 48 hours of mission scheduling. These aircraft will service in excess of 20 airfields located within the borders of Afghanistan in support of NATO efforts to create sustainable and accountable Afghan-led security within the nation.

“After providing airlift support to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in Afghanistan since 2010, we are pleased at the opportunity to expand our services there,” commented Sonny Berry, President and CEO of Berry Aviation. “This contract award is a testament to the outstanding service of our personnel, who currently operate numerous aircraft for the DoD around the world.”

Berry Aviation, Inc. is a trusted leader in private aviation, with a portfolio of services that includes Government, Private Charter, both Scheduled and On-Demand Freight, Maintenance, and FBO operations. Since its founding in 1983, BAI has grown into a dynamic company with a focus on providing innovative solutions within the Aerospace industry that increase value for customers and end-users. Headquartered in San Marcos, Texas, the company has the knowledge, experience, and manpower necessary to operate on short notice with safe, high quality aviation services. More information on the company’s awards, services, certifications, history, and industry leadership can be found on the website at www.berryaviation.com

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