CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has extended its Comprehensive Accessory Repair and Exchange (C.A.R.E.) program with All Nippon Airways to provide repair services and asset management for the airline's Boeing 787 fleet expansion until 2021. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The extended C.A.R.E. program now includes total repair and inventory support services for a total of 66 Boeing 787 aircraft, including the B787-8 and B787-9. Products supported under the agreement include air management systems, electric power generator and start system, emergency power system, primary and remote power distribution systems and auxiliary power control systems accessories. The original C.A.R.E. program started in 2011 and covered All Nippon Airways' first 50 B787 aircraft.
"We are delighted that All Nippon Airways has seen the value in our C.A.R.E. program over the past few years and chosen to expand the maintenance program to cover its growing 787 fleet," said Raffaele Virgili, vice president of Customer Service for UTC Aerospace Systems. "Our C.A.R.E. program offers a unique, cost-effective option for parts management and world-class repair capability. It's one more way in which UTC Aerospace Systems works to provide customers like All Nippon Airways with proactive solutions and best-in-class support."
"We are pleased to expand our relationship with UTC Aerospace Systems for the support of our 787 family of aircraft, and we look forward to the future success of this important program," said Akihiko Miura, general manager of Material Management, Engines and Components for All Nippon Airways.
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.
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