World Airways Selects Goodrich to Service Its MD-11 Fleet

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- World Airways, a global provider of long-range passenger and cargo air transportation services, has selected Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services and rotable support for its fleet of MD-11 aircraft.

Under the terms of a three-year agreement, Goodrich's Alabama Service Center in Foley, Ala. will refurbish thrust reversers and inlets on World Airways' fleet of MD-11 jetliners, as well as offer rotable support.

"We're very pleased to announce this agreement with World Airways," said Goodrich Alabama Service Center General Manager Stuart Kay . "We were successful in creating a flexible and tailored maintenance program that fits World Airways' requirements. That's what our Prime Solutions(SM) aftermarket support approach is all about -- listening to our customers, understanding their needs, and tailoring an integrated support package to meet those needs. The Goodrich Alabama Service Center specializes in this type of service."

World Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Aero Logistics Inc., is a U.S.-certificated air carrier providing customized transportation services for major international passenger and cargo carriers, international freight forwarders, the United States military and international leisure tour operators. Founded in 1948, World operates a fleet of 17 wide-body aircraft to meet the specialized needs of its customers.

Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information visit

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