Winners Announced at UBM Aviation's ATEM Awards

By Ubm Aviation, PRNE
Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Lufthansa Technik Crowned Best All Round MRO Service Provider

LONDON, June 10, 2010 - Lufthansa Techknik was the major winner at this year's Aircraft
Technology Engineering & Maintenance (ATEM) Awards
(, organized by UBM Aviation, winning two titles
plus the Best All Round MRO Service Provider award. The winners were
announced at a ceremony on the night of Tuesday 4 May, attended by more than
500 industry executives.

A total of 23 companies were shortlisted in 12 categories that identified
the best in the commercial aviation aftermarket. Lufthansa Technik walked
away with the most awards, having won three: Best MRO in Europe, Best Heavy
Maintenance Provider and Best All Round MRO Service Provider. GA Telesis,
also received multiple awards: Best Spare Parts Distributor or Stockist and
ATE&M Editors Award (see below).

Other winners included Boeing, Oakenhurst Aircraft Services, HAECO, Delta
TechOps, and A J Walter Aviation.

Jon Sharp, President & CEO, Engine Lease Finance Corp., which sponsored
these awards, presented the trophies, and the Master of Ceremonies was the
BBC's Aaron Heslehurst.

Colin Hall, Managing Director of UBM Aviation Exhibitions, said, "Our
congratulations to Lufthansa Technik and all the other winners, who have
proved they have what it takes to be the best in the commercial aviation
aftermarket. The results of the awards are based entirely on the votes of
people in the MRO supply chain industry and it is a testament to every
company that made the shortlist, that they are truly valued by their

The awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the welcome reception
for UBM Aviation's flagship event, the Airline Purchasing & Maintenance EXPO,
which took place in London at Olympia, May 5 - 6, with more than 2,000
attendees. For more information about the EXPO please visit

THE 2010 winners:

    - Best AOG Response -- A J Walter Aviation
    - Best Engine MRO -- MTU Maintenance
    - Best MRO in Europe -- Lufthansa Technik
    - Best MRO in the Americas -- DELTA TechOps
    - Best MRO in the Middle East -- Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies
    - Best MRO in Asia -- Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering (HAECO)
    - Best OEM for After Market Customer Support -- Boeing
    - Best Heavy Maintenance Provider -- Lufthansa Technik
    - Best Component MRO -- Oakenhurst Aircraft Services
    - Best Spare Parts Distributor or Stockist -- GA Telesis
    - Best All Round MRO Service Provider -- Lufthansa Technik
    - ATE&M Editors Award -- GA Telesis

Introduced this year, the ATE&M Editors Award recognises excellence and
achievement within the industry throughout the year. The award can be
presented to a person, company or product/service. Any individual feeling
strongly that someone, or something, deserves acknowledgement can make a
nomination, outlining why they think their choice deserves recognition. The
ATE&M editorial staff then selects the candidate they felt was most worthy of
the award from the nominations.

About UBM Aviation:

UBM Aviation (, a United Business Media
( company, a provider of data and information
products, market intelligence, news and events related to the global aviation
industry. Our assets include the pre-eminent aviation data and analytics
provider, OAG, an international program of aviation exhibitions and
conferences as well as market-leading print publications.

About ATE&M Awards:

The ATE&M Awards are awarded through a democratic process, and both the
nominations and final voting are decided by the aviation public. Only the
most popular and well regarded companies in the industry make it through the
nomination process. Anyone in the industry is eligible to nominate up to
three companies in each of 11 categories and one special nomination for the
ATE&M Editors Award. The three most popular companies in each category are
shortlisted for final selection, with the winners announced and the awards
presented during a special ceremony at the annual Airline Purchasing &
Maintenance EXPO (

UBM Aviation Contact: Diana Cronan, +1-202-355-1153, diana.cronan at; or ATE&M Contact: Jason Holland, +44-207-579-4849, Jason.holland at

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