Air Wisconsin awards contract to Lockheed Martin

Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) commercial engine solutions (LMCES) a five-year, exclusive contract to perform engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services on CF34-3 engines, the company said.

The new agreement also includes two one-year options, which could extend contracted engine MRO services through 2023. Engine repair and overhaul work for Air Wisconsin will commence in the second quarter of 2016 and will be performed at the LMCES Montreal facility, which has nearly 20 years of MRO experience on the CF34-3 engine.

A division of Lockheed Martin Canada, LMCES´s Montreal facility provides MRO and test as well as component and part repairs for commercial engines that power the CRJ-200, D-8, 707, and A320 and 737 families.

Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation is a regional airline headquartered in Appleton, WI. In partnership with American Airlines, Air Wisconsin carries approximately six million passengers annually and operates nearly 500 departures per day with regional jet services to approximately 70 cities throughout North America and Canada.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 125,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.