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Connexion by Boeing Selects AAR

  AAR announced today that Connexion by Boeing, a business unit of The
Boeing Company , has selected AAR to perform warranty work on equipment
used to provide airline passengers with in-flight Internet, data and
entertainment connectivity.
The agreement calls for AAR’s New York-based Component Services Division
to perform repairs, testing and recertification of the networking
equipment that is used by Connexion by Boeing to offer travelers real-time
high-speed communications services via a two-way connection between a
plane-mounted antenna and a satellite network. Connexion by Boeing
selected AAR to perform its warranty work based upon AAR’s proven track
record of providing certified, documented maintenance, repair and overhaul
services for both established and emerging aircraft component technologies.

Connexion by Boeing, recipient of the 2003 World Travel Award for World’s
Leading High-Speed Internet Services Provider, brings in-flight Internet,
data and entertainment connectivity to commercial airlines and their
passengers as well as executive and government transport aircraft. For
more information, visit .

AAR Aircraft Component Services - New York, an operating division of AAR,
services more than 22,000 rotable components with around-the-clock air on
ground (AOG) service. AAR is a leading provider of aftermarket support to
the worldwide aerospace/aviation industry. Products and services include
proprietary inventory management and logistic support services,
encompassing supply, repair and manufacture of spare parts and systems.
Headquartered in Wood Dale, Ill., AAR serves commercial and government
aircraft fleet operators and independent service customers throughout the
world. More information can be found at .