AMSTERDAM, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that its subsidiary AeroTurbine has opened its new sales and material distribution center in close proximity to London Heathrow Airport, UK. The primary purpose of this facility is to strategically locate rotables close to one of the world's busiest airports for material loans and exchanges. Additionally, this facility will serve as the central office for AeroTurbine's sales and marketing staff serving Europe, Middle East and Africa. A similar initiative is underway in Asia and should be complete by the end of 2010.
"As we continue to offer cost effective supply chain solutions to the global aviation industry, our customers are looking for partners able to take on logistics responsibility. This new facility will greatly aid our ability to grow our support infrastructure at London Heathrow Airport and throughout Europe," said Michael King, AeroTurbine President and Chief Executive Officer.
About AerCap and AeroTurbine
AerCap is the world's leading independent aircraft leasing company. AeroTurbine is a subsidiary of AerCap focusing on engine leasing and trading, airframe and engine disassembly, aviation supply chain solutions, part sales and MRO services.
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