STRATFORD, Conn., July 17, 2008 – Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the appointment of New Jet International to act as exclusive representative in Italy and Monaco for Sikorsky commercial helicopter sales. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). New Jet International specializes in new and pre-owned aircraft sales and has offices in Monte Carlo, Monaco, and Milan, Italy. In addition to the Sikorsky commercial helicopter lines, New Jet International Ltd. is the exclusive sales representative for Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Learjet, Challenger and Global family of products.
“We are pleased to add New Jet International to our worldwide sales representative network,” said Stephen B. Estill, Sikorsky Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “They have a strong track record with billions of dollars in sales during nearly a decade and a half of operation, with good experience in two segments where we see strong potential crossover: Corporate and VIP fixed-wing transport. We look forward to a long and successful relationship.”
New Jet International President Valerio Zamboni said, “We are delighted to add the Sikorsky commercial helicopter line to our product offering and introduce such innovative aircraft to our local market.” Sikorsky’s S-76® helicopter and the larger S-92® helicopter hold strong positions in several commercial aircraft segments including VIP, Head of State and Corporate transport, search and rescue, and air shuttle for the offshore oil industry.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacture, and service. The company’s long commitment to safety and innovation is reflected in its mission statement: “We pioneer flight solutions that bring people home everywhere … every time™.“ United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., provides a broad range of high-technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries.
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