Morristown, NJ-headquartered Honeywell signed an $80 million, 30-year contract with Airbus to equip up to 5,000 A320 models with more efficient and longer-life LED lighting on the wingtips. The LED lights wil l last up to 20,000 hours, compared to just 500 for conventional lights. Moreover, Honeywell estimates that using the LED lights can save Airbus up to $30,000 per aircraft over the life of the plane. (Source: Environmental Leader, June 22, 2009)

Contact: Rhonda Germany, Vice President – Strategy and Business Development, Honeywell, (973) 455-2000,,; Airbus Americas, (703) 834-3400,