SR Technics selected by Virgin Atlantic for Boeing 747-400 by giz14122


									                                                                                     News Release

SR Technics selected by Virgin Atlantic for Boeing 747-400

Zurich, November 27, 2006

Virgin Atlantic Airways has selected SR Technics as the EASA Part 21 Design
Organisation, integrator, and installer for the major reconfiguration of five of their
Boeing 747-400 aircraft.

This one-time reconfiguration project includes an extension to the existing Upper Class
cabin, installation of new premium economy seats and new storage areas. Complete
project management is to include installation design, material definition, material
management, design integration and final EASA Certification.

Work will commence immediately from SR Technics’ design focused service centre in
Dublin and will run until September 2007 when the first installation will take place.
Subsequent aircraft will be modified on a nose-to-tail basis with the final installation
scheduled to be completed during November 2007.

Declan O’Shea, SR Technics’ Executive Vice President Sales, Marketing & Business
Integration said “We are very pleased to again work with Virgin Atlantic Airways on
another challenging project. The two companies have a very good business
relationship and the fact that Virgin Atlantic chose us demonstrates the confidence in
the levels of our services. This is a major endorsement of our design and integration
capability and we look forward to the opportunity to once again prove SR Technics’

For further information please contact:

SR Technics
Marco Imboden                                         Vivienne Burch
VP Corporate Communications                           Communications & PR Executive
Phone:   +41 43 812 87 10                             Phone:    +353 1 812 6370
Fax:     +41 43 812 14 98                             Fax:      +353 1 888 8889
Mobile:  +41 79 734 90 43                             Mobile:   +353 86 807 2764                

About SR Technics
SR Technics is one of the world’s leading independent providers of technical services for the civil aviation
sector. The SR Technics Group offers its customer airlines comprehensive and totally-tailored solutions for
the technical support and management of their aircraft fleets, engines and components. With its head
office at Zurich Airport, SR Technics provides its services through an extensive network of international
operations and sales offices in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. About 500 airline customers currently
entrust some 750 aircraft, 300 engines and 78,000 components to its care. The company has a workforce
of around 5,000 employees and generated total operating revenue of CHF 1.4 billion last year.
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