CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Emirates Airline has selected UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), for asset management and repair services of components and systems on its fleet of Airbus A380 aircraft.
As part of the customized 15-year C.A.R.E. program agreement UTC Aerospace Systems, under its Comprehensive Accessory Repair and Exchange (C.A.R.E.) program, will provide inventory support and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for 115 A380s operated by Emirates. Products covered under the agreement include air management systems, engine and actuations systems components and the supplemental cooling system.
"UTC Aerospace Systems has a long-standing relationship with Emirates, and we're proud to now support the world's largest fleet of A380s through our unique C.A.R.E. program," said Jim Patrick, Vice President of Commercial Aviation for UTC Aerospace Systems Customer Service. "With this program, we are able to provide Emirates with convenient access to assets in Dubai and more predictable maintenance to support their dispatch reliability targets."
UTC Aerospace Systems' C.A.R.E. plans provide flexible component maintenance support and deliver reliable, customer-focused solutions that are supported by 6,000 customer service employees in 60 OEM design, repair, and overhaul facilities around the world.
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base, with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.
United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit the website at www.utc.com or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.
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