LONDON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation and Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) agreed to extend their exclusive repair agreement on Airlines on Boeing 767/777 and MD90 fleets. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE :UTX ).
"We are honored that JAL has extended its exclusive repair agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand," said Jim Patrick, Hamilton Sundstrand Customer Service vice president and general manager. "Hamilton Sundstrand has a strong partnership with JAL and we look forward to the opportunity to expand upon it."
This extended agreement covers repairs through August 2014, expanding upon Hamilton Sundstrand's initial exclusive repair agreement with JAL, which was signed in 2008.
JAL is one of the largest airlines in the world -- carrying, with its sister companies, over 35 million passengers every year to 231 destinations in 40 countries in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Oceania, including code-share. JAL also is a member of the oneworld® alliance.
With 2011 sales of $6.2 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn. Among the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company that provides high-technology products and services to the aerospace and building industries.
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SOURCE Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation