Jet Airways has selected Goodrich Corporation to supply wheels and brakes for its new fleet of Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. First deliveries of the fleet of 10 firm/10 option Boeing 777-300ER aircraft are expected to begin in March 2007.
According to Jim Wharton, Vice President, Commercial Aircraft Wheels & Brakes, "We appreciate the confidence Jet Airways has in Goodrich and are pleased to have the opportunity to expand our long standing relationship as we support this important new fleet. Jet Airways identified both our willingness to find flexible solutions and the support that our team has provided to their fleet of Boeing 737NG aircraft as key factors in the selection of our team in this highly competitive market."
Dato' K. Jeyakanthan, V.P. Engineering Services at Jet Airways stated, "Goodrich has been working with Jet Airways since the airline's inception in 1993. Our entire Boeing 737 fleet is fitted with Goodrich wheels and brakes. We are satisfied with both their product performance and support. In view of the cordial working relationship between our two companies, Jet Airways has selected Goodrich wheels and brakes for the newest addition to our fleet, 10 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft."
In addition to wheels and brakes, Goodrich supplies a wide variety of products and systems as original equipment on the 777-300ER ranging from landing gear to interior lighting.
Goodrich's Aircraft Wheels & Brakes team has been a world leader in the design, development and manufacturing of commercial, military, regional and business aircraft wheels and brakes for more than 50 years. The business also provides aftermarket service and critical spares to the world's major airlines. It has created innovative braking systems for over 200 types of aircraft during this half century and has many more technological improvements in development.