Contract Award: $21 million to perform passenger and cargo air transportation service in Afghanistan

Professional Overseas Contractors

According to the Department of Defense (DoD), Two airlift companies have been awarded contracts for rotary wing aircraft, personnel, equipment, tools, material, maintenance and supervision necessary to perform passenger and cargo air transportation service.

The first airline had $11,080,848 added to previously awarded contract HTC711-11-D-R021. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $363,385,956 from $352,305,108. The second airline had $10,370,572 added to previously awarded contract HTC711-10-D-R026. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $542,770,515 from $532,399,943.

Work will be performed in Afghanistan with an expected completion date of Mar. 31, 2017. Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $11,080,848 and $10,370,572, respectively, are being obligated at time of award.

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ABOUT Columbia Helicopters Inc.

Columbia Helicopters, Inc. is a global operator of heavy-lift helicopters and also provides maintenance support for commercial and military customers around the world. Columbia was the first successful helicopter logging company, and is a national leader in selective timber harvest by helicopter. It also engages in the transportation of construction materials, such as power line towers, pipelines, rooftop HVAC units, steel, and ski lifts. Other flight operation projects include military support operations, petroleum exploration support, and aerial application of water and chemical retardants on forest fires.

AAR Airlift Group Inc.

AAR is an independent provider of services to the commercial aviation and government markets worldwide. The company was incorporated in 1955 and today has revenues of approximately $1.7 billion with more than 4500 employees in 20 countries. AAR’s aftermarket expertise and award-winning aviation services, which can be integrated or leveraged separately, help customers increase efficiency and reduce costs while maintaining high levels of quality, service and safety. We are a trusted partner to customers in over 100 countries delivering competitiveness so they can focus on transporting passengers, cargo and parts around the world.

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