ACSS Recognized as a 2018 Supplier of the Year for Support by Airbus

by ACSS on 06/10/2019

− ACSS Ranked as The Third Top Supplier for Support by Airbus and Global Airlines −

PHOENIX, June 10, 2019 – ACSS, an L3 Technologies and Thales Company, has been recognized as a Top Supplier for Support, ranking third among peers and earning a Supplier of the Year Award by Airbus. This achievement affirms ACSS’s continued commitment to a customer-centric culture focused on meeting the global needs of airlines. The Airbus 2018 supplier survey was conducted with 174 global airlines who measured 47 suppliers. The results also ranked ACSS first among peers for key support metrics, including spare delivery time, turnaround time, performance and reliability.

PHOENIX, June 10, 2019 – ACSS, an L3 Technologies and Thales Company, has been recognized as a Top Supplier for Support, ranking third among peers and earning a Supplier of the Year Award by Airbus. This achievement affirms ACSS’s continued commitment to a customer-centric culture focused on meeting the global needs of airlines. The Airbus 2018 supplier survey was conducted with 174 global airlines who measured 47 suppliers. The results also ranked ACSS first among peers for key support metrics, including spare delivery time, turnaround time, performance and reliability.

"ACSS is honored to receive the Supplier of the Year Award for Support from Airbus and the airlines we serve," said Terry Flaishans, President of L3’s Avionics division. "We are proud of our record growth, and delivering top performance is the goal of each and every one of our employees."

Each year, Airbus surveys airlines and customer support organizations to measure and report performance for suppliers. More than 90 percent of Airbus-invited customers participated in the 2018 survey, which recognized ACSS’s continued dedication to providing reliable repair services, timely technical support, and clear documentation for its surveillance and transponder products. This ranking has continued to climb as ACSS has made consistent efforts to improve service and delivery as its business grows.

For airlines, ACSS supplies integrated surveillance and communication equipment, including Traffic Collision and Avoidance Systems (TCAS), Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (TAWS), ADS-B equipment, transponders and antennas.

About ACSS
Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS) is a joint venture, with 70 percent owned by L3 and 30 percent owned by Thales, and is managed by L3’s Commercial Aviation Solutions sector. ACSS designs and manufactures products for all aircraft and helicopter segments, and supports products for air transport and regional airlines, business aviation, and helicopter, General Aviation (GA) and military aircraft operators. ACSS produces avionics systems that increase safety, situational awareness and efficiency for commercial and military flight operators. More than 75,000 ACSS products are operating in commercial, corporate and military aircraft.

About Thales
Thales Avionics is the exclusive air transport sales and support agent of ACSS products. At Thales, the people we all rely on to make the world go round – they rely on Thales. Our customers come to us with big ambitions: to make life better, to keep us safer. Combining a unique diversity of expertise, talents and cultures, our architects design and deliver extraordinary high-technology solutions. Solutions that make tomorrow possible, today. From the bottom of the oceans to the depth of space and cyberspace, we help our customers think smarter and act faster – mastering ever greater complexity and every decisive moment along the way. With 66,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of €15.9 billion in 2018. For information about Thales Avionics, visit www.thalesgroup.com.

About L3 Commercial Aviation
L3 Commercial Aviation provides holistic solutions across a wide range of services to the commercial aviation industry. From check-in to touchdown, L3 Commercial Aviation’s integrated solutions work to make air travel safer, more efficient and more effective. Its expertise extends across on-aircraft avionics, integrated airport security and complete pilot training offerings. It combines products and services from L3’s Aviation Products, Commercial Training Solutions (CTS), and Security & Detection Systems business units, as well as ACSS, a joint venture of L3 and Thales. To learn more about L3 Commercial Aviation, please visit the company’s website at www.L3CommercialAviation.com.

About L3
With headquarters in New York City and approximately 31,000 employees worldwide, L3 develops advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision and EO/IR, weapons, maritime systems and space. The company reported 2018 sales of $10.2 billion. To learn more about L3, please visit the company’s website at www.L3T.com.

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