Global Ground Support Announces New Partner and Products

Oct. 19, 2009
The company has signed agreements with Fresia S.p.A. to manufacture and distribute Fresia snow removal equipment in the United States.

OLATHE, Kan., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Ground Support LLC (GGS), a subsidiary of Air T Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market: AIRT) announced that it has signed agreements with a company based in Millesimo, Italy, Fresia S.p.A., to manufacture and distribute Fresia snow removal equipment in the United States. Fresia was established in 1923 and is a worldwide provider of snow removal equipment, heavy duty trucks and other industrial vehicles.

GGS also recently displayed two new product lines at the Inter-Airport Europe airport equipment show in Munich. The Global ORION is an 880-gallon deicer, which is designed to provide an economical deicing solution for regional airlines and airports around the world. The Orion is a self-propelled aircraft deicer that uses four wheel drive and steer capabilities to move nimbly and efficiently while deicing aircraft. The platform height is over 40 feet which enables the Orion to deice a wide variety of aircraft. The second product, the Global Glycol Recovery Vehicle, is chassis mounted and designed to recover deicing fluids on airport ramps and gates. This unit is expected to meet the ever increasing environmental demands that airports and the industry are facing.

Walter Clark, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air T, commented, "We are delighted to enter into this relationship with Fresia. They are a company with a long history of outstanding and innovative products and share many of our business beliefs and principles. We are also excited about these new product offerings and believe they are timely and innovative answers to the market place needs. The ORION was well received at the Munich show."


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