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BRITISH AIRWAYS PLACES $25 MILLION ORDER WITH BURNS

 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways (NYSE: BAB) has placed an order for aircraft passenger seats with Burns Aerospace Corporation of Winston-Salem that is valued at more than $25 million.
 The agreement is in addition to an order British Airways placed with Burns in August 1992 for seats for its new Boeing 777 and 747 aircraft.
 "Both companies look forward to a long-term partnership as a result of the two contracts," said John D. Versaggi, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Burns, which is headquartered in Winston-Salem.
 British Airways, which has headquarters at London's Heathrow Airport, is the largest commercial airline in the European Community. It has routes worldwide.
 Burns is a leading manufacturer and marketer of seating for the worldwide commercial aviation industry. The company designs and makes seats and seat components in Winston-Salem and at its plant in Los Angeles.
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 /CONTACT: Jerry E. McLeese of McLeese Marketing, 919-759-0195, for Burns Aerospace/
 (BAB)


CO: Burns Aerospace Corporations; British Airways ST: North Carolina IN: AIR SU: CON

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