WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Onur Air has selected Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation for a long-term agreement to be the maintenance provider for the APS3200 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) for its fleet of nine Airbus A320 family aircraft, equipped with the APS3200. Hamilton Sundstrand will also retrofit two additional A320 aircraft with the APS3200 APU. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The APS3200 APU is currently on board more than 1,700 Airbus A320 aircraft around the world and has accumulated more than 31 million hours since entering service on the Airbus A320 family of aircraft.
"The APS3200 has been a popular choice with airlines since its introduction into service in 1994. Hamilton Sundstrand is delighted to begin a relationship with Onur Air and is looking forward to the opportunity to share our world-class customer support experience with yet another airline in support of the A320 family of aircraft," said Eileen Drake, vice president and general manager, Hamilton Sundstrand Auxiliary Power Systems. "We are very pleased to add Onur Air to our existing, highly-valued customer base."
Onur Air, based in Istanbul, is the largest private airline company in Turkey. The airline was founded in 1992 and offers flights to 80 international destinations in 20 countries, and to 12 domestic destinations.
Hamilton Sundstrand Auxiliary Power Systems, based in San Diego, Calif., currently has more than 13,000 APUs in commercial and military service.
With 2011 revenues 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 providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.
SOURCE Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation