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All Nippon Airways inks maintenance deal with UTC Aerospace Systems.

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Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways said it has selected US-based aerospace and defense systems provider UTC Aerospace Systems for a long-term agreement to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services of aspirators on selected Boeing (NYSE: BA) aircraft operated by the airline.

UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

According to the carrier, the exclusive agreement covers aspirators on Boeing's B737, B47, B767 and B777 airplanes, and the work will be performed at the UTC Aerospace Systems MRO facility in Singapore.

UTC Aerospace Systems said it has been providing aspirator overhaul services to ANA for the past five years. This contract is an addition to the existing long-term agreement to provide MRO services for the cargo power drive units and linear actuators on ANA's B767 and B777 aircraft.

All Nippon Airways is the largest airline in Japan by passenger numbers with more than 1,000 flights a day to 80 domestic and international cities. The airline was founded in 1952 and TODAY operates a fleet of 233 aircraft.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries.

Find out more at www.utcaerospacesystems.com.

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