AeroTurbine Reaches New Milestone with Its 100th C Check for Frontier
Company Continues to Deliver Industry Leading MRO Services with On-Time
Performance, Operational Flexibility and Fixed Cost Solutions
GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- November 6, 2013
AeroTurbine Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of International Lease Finance
Corporation (ILFC), announced today that it has completed the 100^th
light/heavy C check for Frontier Airlines’ fleet of Airbus A319 and A320
aircraft, reaching a new milestone for its aircraft maintenance, repair, and
overhaul (MRO) services provided to the airline.
AeroTurbine and Frontier Airlines began their collaboration in March 2011.
AeroTurbine has supported most of the airline’s heavy maintenance requirements
in its Maintenance Services facility based in Goodyear, Arizona. On-time
performance, operational flexibility and fixed cost solutions continue to be
at the core of the strong partnership between the two companies.
"We are extremely pleased to celebrate this milestone with Frontier Airlines,”
said AeroTurbine President and Chief Executive Officer Michael King. “Our MRO
operations in Goodyear are ideally suited for Frontier Airlines’ operation,
and we could not be more pleased to have them as our flagship customer.”
“We appreciate AeroTurbine’s ongoing support of our maintenance needs,” said
Frontier Airlines Vice President of Maintenance Allen Messick. “Their
flexibility and performance has allowed us to operate a lean operation while
enabling us to provide our customers with the flying experience and reliable
service that they expect.”
"This milestone is a big marker, and the City of Goodyear is proud to
celebrate AeroTurbine's 100^th C check with them, as they plan to grow the
business and continue serving Frontier Airlines," said Goodyear Mayor Georgia
Lord. "We're excited for their success."
About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is currently in its 20^th year of operations. Frontier
employs more than 4,000 aviation professionals and operates more than 200
daily flights. Its primary hub is at the Denver International Airport.
Frontier offers service to more than 75 destinations in the United States,
Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Mexico. www.flyfrontier.com
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.
International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) is a global market leader in
the leasing and remarketing of commercial aircraft. With nearly 1,000 owned
and managed aircraft and commitments to purchase approximately 330 new
high-demand, fuel-efficient aircraft, ILFC is the world's largest independent
aircraft lessor. ILFC has approximately 200 customers in more than 80
countries and provides part-out and engine leasing services through its
subsidiary, AeroTurbine. ILFC operates from offices in Los Angeles, Amsterdam,
Beijing, Dublin, Miami, Seattle, and Singapore. ILFC is a wholly owned
subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. (AIG). www.ilfc.com |
International Lease Finance Corporation
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