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UTC Aerospace to supply Sunwing Airlines with 737 nacelle service

US-based UTC Aerospace Systems´ Aerostructures business said it has been chosen by Canadian carrier Sunwing Airlines to service nacelle components for its fleet of Boeing (NYSE: BA) 737 aircraft.

Under the five-year agreement, UTC Aerospace Systems´ Alabama Service Center in Foley, Ala. will perform maintenance, repair and overhaul of the inlets, fan cowls and small components for the CFM56-7 engines that power Sunwing´s fleet of 24 Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

The agreement also provides the airline with access to UTC Aerospace Systems´ pool of rotable nacelle components, which will help ensure operational reliability for the airline. The Alabama Service Center is part of UTC Aerospace Systems´ Aerostructures business headquartered in Chula Vista, California.

UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The firm designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries.

Sunwing Airlines began operations in 2002. Sunwing´s corporate and sales offices are located in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

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