CTT Systems’ Zonal Drying™ System included in IATA’s Technology Road Map Report

Nyköping, Sweden, September 17, 2009, – IATA (International Air Transport Association) has included CTT Systems’ Zonal Drying System in their latest, June 2009, Technology Road Map Report as a system that lowers fuel consumption in aircraft operation.

In the IATA Technology Road Map Report it is stated; “The objective of this report is to identify and assess current and future possible technologies that will increase aircraft efficiencies, thus lowering fuel use and reduce the carbon emissions that adversely impact the global environment”. The report includes 21 currently available technologies for retrofit which fulfils the objectives of IATA’s report. The Zonal Drying System is one of those available technologies and in the report the Zonal Drying System is listed as having an approximate Fuel Burn reduction of 1%. “IATA is one of the most influential associations in this business and is working closely with many airlines in advising how to optimize their operations. To be included in this Report as a product connected to lowering fuel costs is very important for us,” comments CTT’s VP Sales & Marketing Ulf Liljenberg. “ By eliminating condensation in the aircraft both operational and maintenance costs will be lowered through: • lowered fuel consumption (i.e. lower aircraft weight due to elimination of accumulated water), • improved operational reliability (i.e. less corrective maintenance) • consistent insulation performance (i.e. water reduces insulation performance), Further, the aircraft residual value will be protected or even improved due to reduced corrosive impact over the years. Reduced fuel burn (due to lowered aircraft weight) also has a positive impact on the environment. CTT’s Zonal Drying™ System has been selected as basic equipment for the new B787 “Dreamliner” CTT will also supply the Zonal Drying™ system for the A350 aircraft, as options.

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CTT SYSTEMS (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: CTT), the leading provider of products for aircraft de-humidification and air humidification in the cockpit, the crew rest areas and in the first/business class cabin. CTTs products Zonal Drying ™, Cair ™, Flight Deck and Crew Humidifier are standard or optional equipment onBoeing B787, Airbus A350 and A380. CTT has today more than 450 systems installed in more than 30 airlinesworldwide. CTT has now 20 years of operating experience on the Zonal Drying ™ system plus 14 years on Cair™ and Crew Humidifier systems. IATAs report on fuel-saving measures is now including Zonal Drying ™ as one of the few available fuel-saving systems for retrofitting.

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