AEM Wins Contract with Wizz Air for First Aid Kits

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Contact: Tina Suckling, +44 1279 682311, tina.suckling@ametek.com

AEM Wins Contract with Wizz Air to Provide First Aid Kits

STANSTED AIRPORT, ESSEX - AEM Limited, a unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, has signed an agreement with Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, to supply Aeromedic first aid kits for Wizz Air’s fleet of Airbus aircraft.

The contract is to manufacture and deliver kits for Wizz Air’s 110 firm orders of Airbus A321 NEO aircraft. It also covers Wizz Air’s purchase options for an additional 90 aircraft. Those include aircraft deliveries until 2024.

AEM manufactures Aeromedic first aid kits at its Luton Airport facility in Bedfordshire, UK. The kits are then delivered to Airbus by the aircraft on dock dates. In addition, the agreement covers the refurbishment of first aid kits by AEM at Luton, as required.

“AEM is delighted to have been selected by Wizz Air to provide the first aid kits for its fleet of Airbus aircraft. The dedicated and experienced Aeromedic team is uniquely placed to provide the quality of service that Wizz Air demands.” comments Andy Wheeler, Commercial Director for AEM.

About AEM Limited
AEM Limited is among the largest independent aviation overhaul and repair facilities in Europe. Established in 1959, AEM provides accessory maintenance services for over 5,000 components from a variety of aircraft systems. It supports regional and international airlines, helicopter operators and airframe manufacturers from three UK-based facilities: Stansted Airport, Essex; Ramsgate, Kent; and Luton Airport, Bedfordshire.

In addition to holding FAA and EASA approvals, AEM is an authorised repair station for Advanced Industries, Aeromedic, Astronics/DME Corporation, Eastern Aero Marine, KGS Electronics, Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, Safran Power, Tactair Fluid Controls, UTC Aerospace Systems Interiors, WINSLOW ® LifeRaft Company and Woodward HRT.

About AMETEK MRO
AMETEK MRO is a unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense and a global provider of repair and overhaul services for commercial, regional, general aviation and rotor-wing aircraft. Its operations are FAA, EASA, CAAC and CAAS approved. AMETEK MRO consists of AEM, Aeromedic, Ameron, AMETEK MRO Florida, AMETEK Singapore, Antavia, Avtech Avionics & Instruments, B&S Aircraft, Drake Air, Muirhead Avionics and Southern Aeroparts.

AMETEK MRO’s capabilities include avionic, electromechanical, electronic, fluid systems, hydraulic, oxygen, pneumatic and safety equipment components. AMETEK MRO also provides on-board first aid and medical kits and therapeutic oxygen. More information on AMETEK MRO can be found at www.ametekmro.com

AMETEK Aerospace and Defense is a division of AMETEK Inc, a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $4 billion. For more information, contact AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, 50 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA 01887, USA. Tel: +1 978 988 4639, aerosales@ametek.com, www.ametekaerodefense.com.