AAR (NYSE: AIR) has expanded its relationship with flydubai by signing a long-term contract to provide comprehensive flight-hour component support for its new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the company said.
The Dubai-based airline is set to take delivery of 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft ordered at the 2013 Dubai International Airshow by the end of 2023. This is AAR´s first agreement to support the new aircraft and will utilize the company´s extensive global supply chain network, including its new parts warehouse in Dubai.
Dubai-based flydubai currently has a network of more than 90 destinations in 44 countries. It is committed to opening up previously underserved markets and provides direct links from Dubai to 63 routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai, or were not served by a UAE national carrier from Dubai.
AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 5,000 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR´s Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and component repair.
Dubai-based flydubai strives to remove barriers to travel and enhance connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network.