The 10-year agreement for selected component support has an estimated value of US$18 million and is Hamilton Sundstrand's first C.A.R.E program for the Boeing 777.
The C.A.R.E. program offers total repair and inventory support services and is fully supported by key OEM accessory suppliers. Hamilton Sundstrand has similar long-term aftermarket agreements with 22 of the world's 25 largest airlines.
"Hamilton Sundstrand's C.A.R.E. program has a proven track record of providing great value to our airline customers," said Brendan Curran, vice president of Aftermarket Sales & Commercial Spares for Hamilton Sundstrand. "We are delighted to expand C.A.R.E on Air New
Chris Nassenstein, Air New Zealand's general manager for technical operations, asid Air New Zealand has one of the world's youngest fleets and aims to support it in innovative and efficient ways. "Given the intense competition in our industry, we need to evaluate and adopt the most efficient options to maintain a competitive cost base."
With 2006 revenues of $5 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand employs approximately 17,500 people worldwide and is headquartered in Windsor Locks,
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