ILFC’s AeroTurbine Expands Supply Chain Solutions
Agreement With Liebherr-Aerospace Delivers Improved Global Inventory
LOS ANGELES -- October 22, 2012
AeroTurbine Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of International Lease Finance
Corporation (ILFC), announced today it has expanded its Supply Chain Solutions
business with a recently signed channel partner agreement with Liebherr
Aerospace Saline, Inc. The broad agreement provides for AeroTurbine to
purchase a wide range of Liebherr-Aerospace components, and includes a
mutually beneficial repair services agreement. The Liebherr-Aerospace
components and maintenance services will complement AeroTurbine’s global
inventory support programs, which are currently active in Dubai, Singapore,
London, Los Angeles, and Miami.
Michael King, President and CEO of AeroTurbine, commented, “We are very
excited about our partnership with Liebherr Aerospace Saline. Liebherr’s
confidence in AeroTurbine is further acknowledgment of our strategy to align
ourselves with industry leading partners to provide world class supply chain
solutions to airlines, MROs and OEMs around the world.”
Alex Vlielander, President of Liebherr Aerospace Saline, Inc., added, “We
believe AeroTurbine provides options to the end-users and as such
Liebherr-Aerospace is committed in supporting AeroTurbine.”
Liebherr-Aerospace is a leading supplier of systems and components for the
aviation industry and has more than five decades of experience in this field.
The range of aviation equipment produced by Liebherr for the civil and
military sectors includes flight control/actuation systems, landing gear and
air management systems. Liebherr Aerospace Saline, Inc., (Saline, Michigan),
is an OEM service center that provides a full range of repair, overhaul and
operational support to aerospace customers within the Americas.
AeroTurbine offers the aviation industry access to one of the world’s largest
pools of certified aircraft engines, parts, and supply chain solutions. By
leveraging our expertise and financial strength, our customers can choose
solutions tailored to their operational and financial goals.
ILFC is the world’s largest independent aircraft lessor measured by number of
owned aircraft. ILFC’s portfolio consists of over 1,000 owned or managed
aircraft, as well as commitments to purchase 239 new high-demand,
fuel-efficient aircraft and rights to purchase an additional 50 of such
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