July 23, 2008

Honeywell Receives Equipment Maintenance Contract Extension From Southwest

Honeywell, a provider of aerospace products and services, has signed a contract extension with Southwest Airlines to provide aftermarket maintenance services for Honeywell avionics and mechanical products on Southwest's entire fleet of Boeing 737s for the next 10 years.

Under the extended agreement, Honeywell will provide aftermarket repair and overhaul services for Honeywell equipment on Southwest's entire fleet of 520 aircraft plus future aircraft deliveries, including Honeywell's auxiliary power units, hydro mechanical units, avionics, lighting, mechanical components and wheels and brakes.

Jim Sokol, vice president of maintenance and engineering at Southwest Airlines, said: "Our long standing relationship with Honeywell has yielded quality, reliability, and value to Southwest Airlines."