Eastern Airlines LLC Awarded $284.9M Firm Fix Price Contract
Eastern Airlines LLC, Wayne, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a firm-fixed-price contract (HTC711-21-D-C001) in the amount of $284,932,621. The contract provides door-to-door, time-definite, pick-up and delivery, transportation, timely and accurate shipment tracking, government third party payment system participation, customs clearance processing (if applicable), and shipment data reporting. This contract provides heavyweight delivery services for domestic and international shipments. Work will be performed internationally and domestically, with an expected completion date of Sept. 30, 2022. The initial contracts were awarded in April 2019. The estimated program value is for three and a half years. Ordering is decentralized and funding is provided by multiple government agencies. U.S. Transportation Command, Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.
Eastern Air Lines, Inc. provides passenger air transportation services and transports mail and air freight over portions of its routes in the US. On 3/9/89, Eastern and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ionosphere Clubs, Inc., filed for bankruptcy. The Company, a subsidiary of Texas Air Corporation, operates as a debtor-in-possession. (www.bloomberg.com)