GREENSBORO, NC—19 December, 2013 … TIMCO Aviation Services (“TIMCO”) announced today that it has signed a new contract with JetBlue Airways (“JetBlue”) for the delivery of maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services on its fleet of A320 aircraft. The contract covers a three year period beginning January 1, 2014 and includes a two year extension option. The work includes scheduled airframe MRO services as well as support for unplanned maintenance events and needs.
All of the work will be performed at TIMCO’s Lake City, Florida multi-hangar facility where TIMCO has been providing similar work for JetBlue since 2010. In fact, the Lake City operation has completed nearly 700 A320 family maintenance visits for multiple customers over the past 10 years, 124 of which have been for JetBlue.
At a contract signing ceremony Wednesday at JetBlue’s Long Island City Support Center in New York City, Bill Norman, TIMCO President MRO Services, said, “We truly value our relationship with JetBlue, and we are proud to have been awarded the privilege of continuing to serve their fleet needs in the years ahead.” He added, “We recognize they value attention to safety, quality and timeliness in the delivery of MRO services, and our team is eager to continue to exceed their expectations.”
Rob Maruster, JetBlue’s chief operating officer stated, “We are excited to continue with TIMCO as a business partner. Safety is our first priority and TIMCO shares this conviction. As JetBlue enters our 14th year of service, we will add even more A320s to our fleet and TIMCO is the perfect partner to support our MRO service needs.”
TIMCO Aviation Services is one of the largest, independent MRO providers, supporting global aircraft operators and owners with comprehensive aircraft care services including heavy maintenance from four multi-hangar locations. The company’s TIMCO Aerosystems division provides interiors design, engineering, certification and integration services, as well as manufactured products including the FeatherWeight™ line of galleys, lavatories and passenger seats. The TIMCO Engine Center provides engine MRO and TIMCO LineCare delivers line maintenance and cabin care at airports across the U.S. More information is available at www.timco.aero.
JetBlue is a leading carrier in San Juan, New York, Boston, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Boston, Los Angeles (Long Beach) and Orlando. JetBlue carries 30 million customers a year to 82 cities in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America with an average of 750 daily flights. Upcoming destinations include Detroit, Michigan; and Savannah, Georgia; as well as Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. For more information please visit JetBlue.com.
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