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Goodrich Signs Long-Term Service Agreement with British Airways

Dépèche transmise le 15 juin 2009 par Business Wire

Goodrich Signs Long-Term Service Agreement with British Airways

Goodrich Signs Long-Term Service Agreement with British Airways

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has signed a long-term service agreement with British Airways Plc (BA) covering engine controls systems for BA’s Boeing 747 and 767 aircraft. The agreement covers over 300 Rolls-Royce RB211-524 engines for a minimum of five years. Goodrich’s Engine Control Systems Services team, predominantly at Marston Green, Birmingham, UK, will perform the services.

Under the agreement, Goodrich will provide BA Component Engineering an enhanced integrated solution consisting of repair, overhaul and rotable services; technical support; spare parts and consumable kits for BA’s RB211-524 engine control systems. BA currently operates the world’s largest fleet of RB211 engines and Goodrich offers aftermarket support on this entire fleet.

Mal Murphy, general manger for aircraft and engineering procurement for British Airways, said, “The aftermarket support and service Goodrich provides to BA Component Engineering is essential to the success of this project and we are very pleased with the solutions they have provided in this agreement. We look forward to further developing our relationship with Goodrich over the coming years.”

Dale Ballinger, vice president and general manager, Engine Controls and Electrical Power Systems Services for Goodrich, said, “This enhanced integrated support agreement further strengthens the longstanding relationship between Goodrich and British Airways. We continue to be committed to offering innovative solutions to add value for our customers in successfully managing their fleets in a dynamic environment.”

Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information, visit http://www.goodrich.com.

Goodrich Corporation operates through its divisions and as a parent company for its subsidiaries, one or more of which may be referred to as "Goodrich Corporation" in this press release.

Editorial note: In 2008, Goodrich Corporation and Rolls-Royce Group plc formed a joint venture company, Aero Engine Controls, to develop and supply engine controls for Rolls-Royce aero engines. Goodrich retains the aftermarket products and services business associated with the joint venture’s products.

GR –Electronic Systems

Business Wire

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