DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has signed a new distribution agreement with commercial and military aviation supplier, Transworld Aviation, that will enable broader spares, parts and maintenance provisioning for Middle Eastern and African (MEA) defence customers and commercial helicopter operators, (excluding United Arab Emirates).
Juan Picon, Vice President Defense & Space International at Honeywell Aerospace, said: "Transworld Aviation has a strong relationship with local customers and is ideally located in Dubai, the central business hub for MEA. The company is very well positioned to serve Honeywell's defence and commercial helicopter markets across the region."
"As one of the region's largest aviation distributors, we are delighted to be partnering with Honeywell in MEA," said Abdulla Sulaimani, Chairman of Transworld Aviation. "This distribution agreement will enable Honeywell to shorten lead times on component orders and reduce turnaround times for repairs, ensuring customer order requests and queries are dealt with in a timely manner."
Transworld Aviation provides support services to Commercial, Civil & Military aircraft operators, throughout Middle East, Africa, Europe and South Asia through OEM's, Approved Distributors and repair agencies. Specializes in stocking and distribution of spares, POL, Rotables and repair/overhaul management, for Airframe, Engine, Avionics, and GSE.
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