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AEM Secures Wizz Air Contract for First Aid Kits

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

STANSTED AIRPORT, ESSEX - AEM Limited, a business within AMETEK’s Aerospace and Defense Division, signed a contract to supply Hungarian airline, Wizz Air, with Aeromedic first aid kits for an additional 146 aircraft in the airline’s Airbus fleet. AEM will manufacture and deliver kits for 268 firm orders of the Airbus A320/A321 NEO and CEO family aircraft.

AEM will manufacture the kits at its Luton Airport facility, located in London. Airbus will receive the kits by the aircraft on dock dates, per the agreement. The agreement also covers the refurbishment of the kits, as required.

“AEM is thrilled to continue this partnership with Wizz Air and deliver more first aid kits to their ever-growing fleet of aircraft” said AEM Commercial Director, Andy Wheeler. “The dedication and experience of our Aeromedic team is uniquely placed to provide the quality of service that Wizz Air demands.”

About AEM Limited
AEM Limited has been Europe's leading independent overhaul and repair facility for over 60 years. The company has a solid reputation in the aerospace industry for providing services to a range of international and regional airlines, helicopter operators and airframe manufacturers. Operating from three UK sites, AEM’s broad capabilities cover aviation windings, electrical power, hydraulic components, landing gears and safety equipment.

Aeromedic, a brand of AEM, is proud of its world-renowned reputation as one of the leading providers of on-board medical equipment. From its facility at Luton Airport, Aeromedic offers a range of products and services in the design, manufacture, repair and refurbishment of first aid and medical kits.

Aeromedic offers the secure management of in-flight supplies and holds known-supplier status with numerous regulated suppliers. Aeromedic’s production facility is fully security controlled and accessible only to highly trained technicians to ensure complete assurance and confidence.
About AMETEK MRO
AMETEK MRO, a business unit of AMETEK Aerospace and Defense division, is a global provider of repair and overhaul services for commercial, regional, general aviation and rotor-wing aircraft. Its operations are FAA, EASA, CAAC and CAAS approved.

AMETEK MRO’s capabilities include avionic, electromechanical, electronic, fluid systems, hydraulic, oxygen, pneumatic and safety equipment components. AMETEK MRO also provides on-board first aid and medical kits and therapeutic oxygen. More information on AMETEK MRO can be found at www.ametekmro.com.

AMETEK Aerospace and Defense is a division of AMETEK Inc, a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion. For more information, contact AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, 50 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA 01887, USA. Tel: +1 978 988 4639, aerosales@ametek.com, www.ametekaerodefense.com.
About Wizz Air
Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, offers more than 700 routes from 25 bases, connecting 153 destinations across 45 countries. A team of more than 5,000 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low fares making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 38 million passengers in the past 12 months. WIZZ operates an all-Airbus fleet of 120 aircraft. Its A320s are equipped with 180 seats, its A321s with 230 seats and its A321neo aircraft with 239 seats. According to the latest data of the Swiss airline intelligence provider CH-Aviation, Wizz Air has one of the youngest airline fleets in the world.

Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ and is included in the FTSE 250 and FTSE All-Share Indices. Wizz Air is registered under the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the global benchmark in airline safety recognition. The company was recently named one of the world’s top ten safest airlines by airlineratings.com, the world’s only safety and product rating agency, and 2019 - Airline of the Year by Air Transport Awards the only international awards that recognizes the year’s most outstanding performers in the aerospace industry in the most important categories.

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Contact: Meghan Maguire +44 1279-682-354, meghan.maguire@ametek.com