SINGAPORE, February 11, 2014 — AAR’s Nordisk Aviation Products has completed delivery of more than 4,300 light-weight air cargo containers to Singapore Airlines, which will help the airline save a minimum of 77,600 kg on its unit load device (ULD) fleet. Nordisk’s containers are used by commercial airlines to efficiently store and transport cargo and luggage.
“Nordisk offers the widest range of ULDs in the industry, and has been supporting Singapore Airlines with air cargo containers and pallets for 30 years. We are very pleased to provide Singapore Airlines with products, services and solutions that offer significant cost savings while ensuring safe and reliable cargo handling for their customers,” said Boon Yang Sim, Nordisk's Vice President of Sales, People’s Republic of China and Asia Pacific.
Nordisk is the leading industry supplier of air cargo containers and pallets, having delivered more than 650,000 units to global aviation markets.
AAR, with its Telair and Nordisk subsidiaries, offers a full line of main-deck and lower-deck cargo systems and a variety of baggage handling and freight solutions that enable increased payload and fuel savings. From the Nordisk Ultralite®, the most light-weight container in the industry, to a patented Sliding Carpet® baggage loading system to specialized pallets, containers and air mobile shelters, AAR offers products with excellent strength-to-weight performance, high reliability and low total cost of ownership, backed by a global aftermarket support network.
About Nordisk Aviation Products
A subsidiary of aviation industry leader AAR CORP., Nordisk Aviation Products designs, manufactures and sells air cargo containers and pallets, also known as Unit Load Devices (ULD) to the global commercial aviation industry. Nordisk, established in 1970, has production facilities in Norway, China and the United States, and has spare parts warehousing and sales offices across Europe, Asia and the United States. Nordisk containers and pallets are used by nearly every airline operating wide-body aircraft in the world, enabling their valuable cargo and baggage to be transported safely and securely. For more information visit, www.nordisk-aviation.com<http://www.nordisk-aviation.com>.
AAR is a global aerospace and defense contractor that employs more than 6,000 people in 17 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial, government and defense customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Technology Products. AAR’s services include inventory management and parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and expeditionary airlift. AAR’s products include cargo systems and containers; mobility systems and shelters; advanced aerostructures; and command and control systems. More information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.
Containers from Nordisk’s TwinLite line are used by commercial airlines to efficiently store and transport cargo and luggage, and will support Jettainer’s customers Lufthansa and Etihad Airways.
Airline currently has approximately 2,000 Nordisk containers already operating in its fleet.
Nordisk's containers, also known as Unit Load Devices, or ULDs, are used by commercial airlines to efficiently store and transport cargo and luggage.