Premier Aviation

Premier Aviation
Atlas Air Worldwide
NASDAQ : AAWW

Atlas Air Worldwide

September 22, 2015 07:10 ET

Premier Aviation Overhaul Center Signs Long-Term Heavy Maintenance Contract with Atlas Air

ROME, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - Sept. 22, 2015) -

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Premier Aviation Overhaul Center and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAWW) are pleased to announce the two (2) year extension of their Agreement for the provision of airframe heavy maintenance on Atlas Air, Inc.'s fleet of B767-200/300 and B747-400 aircraft. Coming into effect on January 1, 2016 the contract extends the successful relationship the two companies have maintained, since 2013 by providing Atlas Air with secured hangar capacity at Premier's Rome, New York facility for scheduled heavy maintenance and modifications into the foreseeable future.

"This Agreement represents a tremendous opportunity for Premier Aviation to continue its partnership with a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services. We are committed to delivering industry-leading quality, value and turnaround times," stated Premier`s President and CEO Ronnie Di Bartolo. "The signing of this Agreement further solidifies Premier's position as a leading provider of airframe heavy maintenance in North America and is a reflection of Premier's commitment to customer-driven, value-added MRO solutions."

"Premier has delivered high quality and strong performance, and has consistently displayed its commitment to the success of Atlas throughout our relationship. We`re pleased to be able to continue our long and successful partnership with Premier Aviation, the city of Rome and our home state of New York," said Mark Swearingin, Vice President Technical Operations, Atlas Air Worldwide. "This Agreement reflects our confidence in Premier Aviation and assures us a competitive, long-term, quality solution for B767 and B747 heavy maintenance in North America."

About Premier Aviation:

Premier Aviation is a full-service aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider, wholly-owned and operated by Ronnie Di Bartolo with over 650,000 square feet of facilities in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Windsor, Ontario in Canada and Rome, New York in the United States. Since its inception in 2002, the company has maintained a steady growth of clients and services in general overhaul, modifications, refurbishment, paint and line maintenance. Premier Aviation is committed to delivering top-quality, safety, performance and competitive MRO solutions to the aviation industry throughout Canada, US and internationally.

As a leading MRO provider in North America, Premier Aviation seeks highly motivated, qualified individuals to be part of our team. For more information on our services and capabilities, employment opportunities and more, please visit our website, www.premieraviation.com

About Atlas Air Worldwide:

Atlas Air Worldwide is a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services. It is the parent company of Atlas Air, Inc. (Atlas) and Titan Aviation Holdings, Inc. (Titan), and is the majority shareholder of Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. (Polar). Through Atlas and Polar, Atlas Air Worldwide operates the world's largest fleet of Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.

Atlas, Titan and Polar offer a range of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services that include ACMI service - in which customers receive an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance on a long-term basis; CMI service, for customers that provide their own aircraft; express network and airport-to-airport cargo service; cargo and passenger charters; and dry leasing of aircraft and engines.

Atlas Air Worldwide's press releases, SEC filings and other information may be accessed through the company's home page, www.atlasair.com.

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Contact Information

  • Premier Aviation Overhaul Center Inc.
    Dave Diggle
    Vice President, Sales and Marketing
    (514) 805-1101