India’s Jet Airways and JetLite use Honeywell APU to lower costs

PHOENIX, 18 Feb. 12, 2011. India-based Jet Airways and its subsidiary, JetLite,  selected Honeywell (NYSE: HON) to provide global maintenance support  for  auxillary power units (APUs) fitted on their fleets of Boeing B737s and Airbus A330 aircraft.

Feb 18th, 2011

Posted by John McHale
PHOENIX, 18 Feb. 12, 2011. India-based Jet Airways and its subsidiary, JetLite, selected Honeywell (NYSE: HON) to provide global maintenance support for auxillary power units (APUs) fitted on their fleets of Boeing 737s and Airbus A330 aircraft.
Honeywell’s new APU maintenance contract will provide Jet Airways and JetLite with predictable and lower maintenance costs through 2018. The agreement covers maintenance support for the 131-9B APU on Boeing Next Generation 737s, and the 331-350 APU on Airbus A330s. Jet Airways and JetLite currently operate a combined fleet of 73 B737s and 12 A330s. During the program term, fleet size is expected to grow to 100 B737s and 25 A330s.
Honeywell equipment available on Boeing aircraft includes the auxiliary power unit, cabin management system and services, communication, navigation and information management, displays, environmental control system, electric power, electronic fuel controls, flight controls, flight management systems, lighting, mechanical components, surveillance equipment, and wheels and brakes.
Honeywell equipment available on Airbus aircraft include the auxiliary power unit, fuel controls, electric power systems, communication/navigation radios, traffic/ground/weather surveillance systems,flight management system, inertial navigation, environmental controls, wheels, brakes and exterior LED lighting.

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