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First Transit awarded Philadelphia American Airlines shuttle ops contract

Posted on April 28, 2016

First Transit was awarded the contract for passenger shuttle operations for the American Airlines hub at the Philadelphia Airport.

The company will transport passengers on the ramp side of the airport between all terminals serving the airline. The contract also includes preventative maintenance at First Transit's on-site facility for the fleet of 12 shuttle buses.

  First Transit shuttles at the Philadelphia Airport travel more than 1,000 miles every day, transporting more than 1.5 million passengers annually with a staff of 40 people.

Chris Schukin will serve as First Transit’s GM, shuttle operations, for American Airlines at Philadelphia Airport.

In addition to the passenger shuttle operations for American Airlines, First Transit provides 24-hour shuttle services for airport employees between the terminals and their dedicated parking lots.

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