Associated Aircraft Group Offers Special Charter Rates to Avoid NYC Airport Delays

 Associated Aircraft Group Offers Special Charter Rates to Avoid NYC Airport

PR Newswire

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., April 26, 2013

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Associated Aircraft
Group (AAG^®), the East Coast's largest and most experienced executive
Sikorsky S-76^® helicopter services provider, announced today a limited time
special charter pricing program for companies' Flight Departments and business
aircraft owners wishing to use outlying airports to avoid the Metro New York
region during the current delays induced by staffing shortages.

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"With the recent extensive delays that aircraft operators are facing in the
New York region, we wanted to provide a solution for our clients," said AAG
President Scott Ashton. "By utilizing a helicopter, AAG clients can easily
fly into airports that are less affected by these delays, and passengers can
be quickly transported into Manhattan on one of our Sikorsky S76^® Executive

Eligible airports for the discounted program include Waterbury Oxford,
Dutchess County, and Stewart airports.

Associated Aircraft Group is a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft and has more
than 20 years of experience providing helicopter charter flights, fractional
ownership programs, helicopter management, and helicopter maintenance services
from its Teterboro, New York, Providence, and Philadelphia locations. With the
Northeast's largest fleet of S-76C™ aircraft, AAG is the only exclusive VIP
helicopter company to own and operate its own FAA Part 145 maintenance
facility and is a Sikorsky Certified Repair Center. The company's principal
flight operations and repair services are housed in two hangars at the
Dutchess County Airport, a short flight from its Manhattan heliports.

AAG is well recognized for its long history of owning and operating S-76C
helicopters in the Northeast. AAG is "Platinum" rated by ARG/US International,
is Wyvern Recommended and IS-BAO Stage I certified. It is approved to conduct
operations to Reagan National (DCA) under the DASSP, and has recently achieved
40,000 safe flying hours in the S-76C helicopter. AAG provides VIP helicopter
transportation in the Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York City, Hartford,
and Boston markets.

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in
helicopter design, manufacture, and service. It is a subsidiary of United
Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), which is based in Hartford, Conn., and
provides a broad range of high technology products and support services to the
aerospace and building systems industries.

SOURCE Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Contact: Carolyn Marino, (845) 463-6500,; or Paul Jackson,
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