Parker Aerospace Signs Long-Term Support Agreement with Emirates

Parker Aerospace Signs Long-Term Support Agreement with Emirates

Company to provide comprehensive maintenance package for Emirates’ fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft and engines

RVINE, CALIFORNIA, February 2, 2015 – Parker Aerospace, a business unit of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, and its Customer Support Operations have signed a long-term agreement with Emirates Airline to provide a comprehensive maintenance package for its fleet of Boeing 777 and Airbus A330/A340 aircraft and engines.

Parker will provide maintenance support to Emirates Airline, covering its hub and various outstations through its worldwide network of repair facilities. The terms of the agreement are part of an enhanced service offering provided to operators and will provide Emirates guaranteed repair turnaround times, access to an in-region inventory pool, and a local support team. 

Divisional Senior Vice President - Emirates Engineering Iain Lachlan said, “We are glad to extend our long-standing relationship with Parker to provide comprehensive maintenance services for our Boeing and Airbus fleet.  Emirates’ fleet of modern, wide-body aircraft operate 24/7 across the globe, spanning the Americas to Japan and in environments ranging from polar temperatures to arid deserts. We need our aircraft to be in top condition and having a trusted partner who can support our rigorous MRO program is important for the smooth running of our operations.”

 “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Emirates — a global leader in aerospace growth, service, and network availability — for a further 10 years and beyond,” said Ben van Sleeuwen, director of EMEA for Parker Aerospace’s Customer Support Operations. “This agreement provides cost predictability to our customer, while offering enhanced services and product performance for its fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft.”

This long-term partnership with Emirates illustrates Parker’s commitment to providing global reach, local focus to customers around the world. Parker is dedicated to elevating the services it provides to customers in order to meet commitments to the flying passenger. 

About Parker Aerospace.  Parker Aerospace is a global leader in the research, design, manufacture, and service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. It is an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation.

Parker Hannifin.  With annual sales of $13 billion in fiscal year 2014, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 57,500 people in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 58 consecutive years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's web site at, or its investor information web site at


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