in Business Aviation / Aircraft Interiors / Maintenance

Nigeria approves AAC for its VVIP completions

Posted 20 March 2013 · Add Comment

The Nigerian government has approved Associated Air Center (AAC) to become an authorized maintenance organisation at its large transport category VIP completions centre in Dallas, Texas.

 

 
The company has also received similar approvals from the aviation authorities of China, Kuwait and Oman .
 
AAC is part of StandardAero, which itself is a subsidiary of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE).
The approvals allow AAC to perform Part 145 maintenance and modifications on the aircraft registered to those governments, and open the way for AAC to conduct more completions of head of state and other VVIP owned aircraft.
“AAC continues to be a global leader in completion and maintenance for Boeing and Airbus in the VIP completion industry,” said Chris Schechter, AAC vice president. “By expanding our base of global regulatory approvals, we provide greater service and support flexibility for our growing global VIP customer base.”
 
Authorised by both Boeing and Airbus, AAC offers full completion capabilities for both narrow body and wide body aircraft, including maintenance, refurbishment, modifications and upgrades. Its vertically-integrated, state-of-the-art facility provides interior design, engineering and completion capabilities, engine and airframe MRO and ODA certification authority. Founded in 1948 as Associate Radio, the company has served the VVIP market and global heads of state for more than six decades.

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Latest News

Riyadh is named as the headquarter for the Regional Safety Oversight Organisation for MENA

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has announced the selection of the city of Riyadh as the headquarter for the Regional Safety Oversight Organisation for the Middle East and North Africa (RSOO – MENA).

Ethiopian maps the route to 2025

Ethiopian MRO Services is building its capabilities to meet growing demand for MRO services and to expand its third-party business operations in Africa. Kaleyesus Bekele reports from Addis Ababa.

Aviation drives economic prosperity for Mauritius

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the government of Mauritius to continue to focus on aviation as a strategic enabler of the country’s economic and social development.

Boeing names interim communications leader

The Boeing Company has announced that Phil Musser, senior vice president of Communications, will depart the company in early November due to personal and family considerations. Anne Toulouse, current Boeing vice president of Global

SAA resumes flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong

South African Airways (SAA) has resumed flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong following Typhoon Mangkhut.

Partnerships progress in Senegal and New Jersey

Two rounds of the African partnership flight (APF) programme were conducted in March and April 2018. Jon Lake reports on progress.

TAA SK1009311218
See us at
MarrakechAirshow BT2507241018AAD2018 BTAviationAfrica_BT0607280219AirCargoAFA_BT220318210219