Maintenance Repair And Overhaul Center Spreads Wings Across Classic, New Classic, And Next Generation Aircraft

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"As customers like World Airways grow, we continue to 'spread our wings' across the classics: Boeing 727, 737, 747, and McDonnell Douglas family, together with the new classics: Boeing 757, 767, and 777 that also compliment our support of the next generation aircraft which includes the environmentally sound Boeing 787 by virtue of our role in the Dreamlifter program," adds Steve Coffaro, Vice President of Marketing, Sales & Customer Service at EMC.

The support of this successful modification program is the result of that increased focus and direction.

Evergreen Maintenance Center Inc. (EMC), the world's largest commercial aircraft maintenance, paint, and storage facility, recently completed extensive modifications to the next DC-10 slated for revenue as their support continues on the new classic and next generation aircraft.

"World Airways' DC-10 aircraft repair program was an important challenge for our company and we deem it a success on several levels," remarks Fraser Burns, Director of Heavy Maintenance Planning at World Airways. "Jack Keating's leadership at Evergreen Maintenance Center has turned the organization into a successful Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) that is focused on their customers and accountability. This is a rare combination in today's environment and it is because of their support that we look forward to partnering with them as we move forward with our fleet expansion."

Dedicating more than 40,000 man hours to support today's aircraft modification programs is an important investment when considering fleet growth. "As a reflection, the focus of our MRO facilities in Arizona for the past three years has been on the expansion of our aircraft maintenance capabilities, flight line solutions, and customer support efforts," states Lou Moore, Director of Flight Line Maintenance at EMC. "The support of this successful modification program is the result of that increased focus and direction."

"Evergreen Maintenance Center is continuing to build on our classic knowledge base with solid customers that support aircraft transporting military troops, along with many other transportation services," adds Steve Coffaro, Vice President of Marketing, Sales & Customer Service at EMC. "As customers like World Airways grow, we continue to 'spread our wings' across the classics: Boeing 727, 737, 747, and McDonnell Douglas family, together with the new classics: Boeing 757, 767, and 777 that also compliment our support of the next generation aircraft which includes the environmentally sound Boeing 787 by virtue of our role in the Dreamlifter program."

About World Airways:
World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aero Logistics Inc., provides customized transportation services for major international passenger and cargo carriers, the United States military, major freight forwarders and international leisure tour operators. Founded in 1948, World operates a fleet of wide-body aircraft to meet the specialized needs of its customers.

For information on World Airways and their 60 years within the international aviation industry please visit http://www.worldairways.com.

About Evergreen Maintenance Center:
Evergreen Maintenance Center (EMC), based in Arizona, is the largest commercial aircraft storage, paint, and maintenance facility in the world with 20 million square feet of ramp and storage area that accommodates over 400 aircraft. For more than three decades, the privately owned company has been a FAA Approved FAR Part 145 repair station with a FAA Class IV Airframe Rating (#ERKR675D). In addition to FAA certification, EMC is ISO 9001 registered, holds maintenance certifications from the EASA, CAAC, and the Aruba DCA regulatory agencies, and offers various levels of maintenance and paint services on Airbus, Boeing, Embraer, Lockheed, McDonnell Douglas, and Raytheon aircraft. Evergreen Maintenance Center's leadership and company have been showcased on the Discovery Channel and featured in Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance, Aviation Week, Air Transport World, Business Journals, New York Times, Overhaul and Maintenance, MRO Management, SpeedNews and several other leading publications regarding their milestones, position, and contributions to the aviation industry. In addition, they are consistently recognized by the FAA with the esteemed Diamond Award and charter members of The Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA), which is focused on improving sustainability within the aircraft industry.

To learn more about the Evergreen companies please visit their website at: http://www.evergreenac.com.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Steve Coffaro
VP of Marketing, Sales, & Customer Service
Evergreen Maintenance Center            
V: 520.616.5061
F:520.616.5065
Website: http://www.evergreenac.com

Kelly A. Isley, Partner
Corcoran Associates
Business Advisors & Public Relations
V: 480.814.7471
Website: http://www.corcoranassoc.biz

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