Republic, Hamilton Sundstrand strike APU deal

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Hamilton Sundstrand will provide all maintenance services for its APS 2300 auxiliary power units installed on the Embraer E-170/E-190 aircraft operated by Republic Airways Holdings (RAH) subsidiaries Republic Airlines and Shuttle America.

The 10-year deal covers auxiliary power units (APUs) on 133 aircraft, and marks the latest agreement between RAH and Hamilton Sundstrand.

The United Technologies subsidiary already provides maintenance services for the Hamilton Sundstrand APS 500R APUS installed on the 81 E-135/E-145 aircraft operated by RAH subsidiary Chautauqua Airlines.

Hamilton Sundstrand will conduct APS 2300 APU repair work for RAH aircraft at its San Diego, California facility.

The companysays that more than 600 APS 2300 APUs have been delivered to more than 50 airlines flying E-170/E-190 aircraft.