FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been selected by Asiana Airlines Inc. to provide landing gear maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for its fleet of Boeing 747-400 aircraft. The work will be performed at the UTC Aerospace Systems Center of Excellence in Miami, a world leader in performing overhauls on Boeing landing gear.
"This selection demonstrates Asiana Airlines' confidence in our full-service MRO support," said Jim Wharton, president, Landing Systems, a business unit of UTC Aerospace Systems. "Landing Systems has a long-standing relationship Asiana Airlines providing landing gear and wheel and brake products. We look forward to continuing our relationship and providing excellent, around the clock support for the 747-400 aircraft."
Asiana Airlines Inc., established in 1988, is a Star Alliance member airline in South Korea. Headquartered in Seoul, the airline's domestic hub is at Gimpo International Airport, and its international hub is at Incheon International Airport. It operates 10 domestic and 90 international passenger routes, and 23 cargo routes throughout Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania.
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. Follow the company on Twitter: @UTCAeroSystems.
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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