Global aviation services leader AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced that its subsidiary, AAR Airlift Group, received its first work order from the US Department of State and has begun work on the transition phase of the Worldwide Aviation Support Services (WASS) contract, the company said.
This follows the October 31, 2017 decision by the US Court of Federal Claims (COFC) upholding the State Department´s September 1, 2016 award of the contract.
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. AAR´s Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions. More information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.