Frontier Airlines awards 3 year maintenance contract to PEMCO

Aviation maintenance and engineering company PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG), has secured a three-year maintenance agreement with US-based low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines, the company said.

Maintenance services will be performed primarily at PEMCO´s maintenance facilities at the Tampa International Airport. The agreement builds on a relationship with Frontier that started in 2015 with PEMCO´s interior modifications to Frontier´s A319s and A320s.

The new three-year agreement covers heavy checks, induction checks, exit checks, drop-in maintenance, on-call maintenance, and away maintenance, and includes options for extension in two one-year intervals.

Denver, Colorado-based Frontier Airlines serves more than 55 cities in the United States, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, and will launch nonstop service to San Juan on June 11, both Philadelphia and Orlando. Frontier´s fleet currently consists of more than 60 Airbus A320-family passenger aircraft.

PEMCO World Air Services, an Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services (AMES) company, serves customers from airlines to private operators. PEMCO and AMES, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Air Transport Services Group (NASDAQ:ATSG), offer 320,000 sq. ft. of hangar space in Tampa, Florida and 315,000 sq. ft. of hangar space in Wilmington, Ohio. Together, they provide heavy maintenance, line maintenance, cargo conversions, engineering services, material sales, and manufacturing to the aviation sector.

ATSG is a provider of aircraft leasing and air cargo transportation and related services to domestic and foreign air carriers and other companies that outsource their air cargo lift requirements.