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Rhinestahl Selected as LEAP Tooling Provider for Icelandair

CINCINNATI – October 24 – Rhinestahl Customer Tooling Solutions (CTS) has announced that it has been selected by Icelandair to be its provider for LEAP-1B Engine Tooling.

Icelandair has been in operation since 1937 and celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. As an aviation pioneer, Icelandair continues to grow by adding new aircraft to its modern fleet, more destinations and popular amenities including over 600 hours of personal in-flight entertainment and gate-to-gate Wi-Fi access available on all routes. Today, the company flies to 20 North American gateways and more than 25 cities in Europe.

As Icelandair, Iceland’s leading carrier airline, continues to become a vital hub between North America and Europe, Rhinestahl will provide the industry’s best LEAP-1B engine tooling support. LEAP engines are a product of CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines.

“We at Icelandair are happy to work with Rhinestahl to support our fleet of brand new Boeing 737MAX aircraft. Rhinestahl has been dependable to cooperate with and has done well in meeting Icelandair´s requirements „said: Högni Helgason, Project Manager at Icelandair.

“To become the premier provider of LEAP-1B Engine Tooling for Icelandair speaks volumes about Rhinestahl’s commitment to its customers. The passion our employees exhibit daily is the reason why we’ve established ourselves as the global leader in LEAP engine tooling and ground support equipment. We will continue to deliver worry-free tooling solutions by taking the time to fully understand our customer’s needs. After 50 years of proven customer support, I am confident in our ability to exceed expectations for Icelandair,” said Dieter Moeller, President and CEO of Rhinestahl Corporation.

About Rhinestahl Customer Tooling Solutions (CTS): Based in Mason, Ohio, Rhinestahl CTS is a global leader in aircraft engine tooling and ground support equipment where quality, service, and technical performance are our core values. As an OEM licensee of GE, CFM International, and Rolls-Royce for engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul tooling, we deliver worry-free tooling solutions – to keep you flying. Founded in 1967, Rhinestahl prides itself on its entrepreneurial culture and can-do attitude and was recently recognized as one of the area’s top 100 privately held companies by Deloitte. For more information, please visit http://www.rhinestahl.com/cts/overview.

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