Spirit AeroSystems Signs Spare Parts Agreement with Skymark Airlines
24th December, 2011
WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 16, 2011 -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] and Skymark Airlines Inc. announced the signing of a supply agreement whereby Spirit Aftermarket Customer Support (ACS) will provide thrust reverser, fuselage, and wing component spare parts for Skymark Airlines's fleet of Boeing 737NG aircraft. This multi-year contract will enable Skymark Airlines to obtain predictable and competitive pricing for all parts in the Spirit catalog while ensuring availability for key parts and components.
"Spirit ACS continues to become a key supplier for the customer fleet support requirements," said Mike Williams, VP/GM of Spirit Aftermarket Customer Support. "This agreement strengthens Spirit's aftermarket spare parts distribution global presence."
Skymark Airlines currently operates 22 Boeing 737NG airplanes.
About Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
Based in Wichita, Kan., Spirit AeroSystems is the world's largest independent supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components. In addition to its Kansas facility, Spirit has locations in Tulsa and McAlester, Okla.; Kinston, N.C.; Prestwick, Scotland; Preston, England; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and is developing a new manufacturing facility in Saint-Nazaire, France. In the U.S., Spirit's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components. Additionally, Spirit provides aftermarket customer support services, including spare parts, maintenance/repair/overhaul, and fleet support services in North America, Europe and Asia. Spirit Europe produces wing components for a host of customers, including Airbus.
About Skymark Airlines Inc.
Skymark Airlines started service in September 1998, as a "New Wing" for the aviation industry in Japan. Since then, we continue to strive for safe operation, and nowadays we serve approximately 4.4 million passengers per year with 22 aircrafts.