June 3, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: AIRT) today announced updated backlog at May 31, 2014 of approximately
, the bulk of which is comprised of orders for commercial deicing units. Backlog at
March 31, 2014
and backlog at
May 31, 2013
Air T's backlog consists of "firm" orders supported by customer purchase orders for the equipment and services sold by its Global Ground Support subsidiary (GGS). Air T expects the
May 31, 2014
backlog to be filled in the fiscal year ending
March 31, 2015
, Global Ground Support's CEO, commented, "The harsh winter weather and challenging operating conditions in
have contributed to increased demand for high quality deicing equipment. We are gratified that our customers recognize and value the unique capabilities of our products and our after-market service offering."
Air T, through its subsidiaries, provides overnight air freight service to the express delivery industry, manufactures and sells aircraft deicers and other special purpose industrial equipment, and provides ground support equipment and facilities maintenance to airlines. Air T is one of the largest, small-aircraft air cargo operators in the United States. Air T's Mountain Air Cargo (MAC) and CSA, Air subsidiaries currently operate a fleet of single and twin-engine turbo-prop aircraft nightly in the eastern half of
the United States
and the Caribbean Islands. Air T's Global Ground Support subsidiary manufactures deicing and other specialized military and industrial equipment and is one of the largest providers of deicers in the world. The Global Aviation Services subsidiary provides ground support equipment and facilities maintenance to domestic airline customers.
SOURCE Air T, Inc.