FARNBOROUGH, England -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Israir Airlines and Tourism LTD has selected Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems' APS3200 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) for its new fleet of two Airbus A320 aircraft. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
The APS3200 APU is currently on board more than 1,600 Airbus A320 aircraft around the world and has accumulated more than 23 million hours since entering service on the Airbus A320 family of aircraft.
"The APS3200 has been a popular choice with airlines since its introduction to service in 1994," said Danny Di Perna, Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems vice president and general manager. "Hamilton Sundstrand and Israir Airlines and Tourism are establishing a new relationship providing customer support and repair services for Israir's new A320 fleet. We are extremely pleased to have Israir Airlines as a valued customer, and are looking forward to growing our relationship as Israir expands it fleet in the future."
Israir Airlines and Tourism LTD is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. Launched in 1996, Israir Airlines and Tourism LTD operates scheduled and charter flights to numerous destinations in Europe, the Middle East and domestically with its A320 and ATR fleets.
Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems, based in San Diego, Calif., currently has more than 13,000 APUs in commercial and military service.
With 2009 revenues of $5.6 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn. Among the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.
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