MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeroman, a member of the Aveos
Group, announced that it is adding a new hangar that will accommodate
three new lines for narrow body aircraft at the maintenance facility in
El Salvador for both existing aircraft (Airbus 320s and Boeing 737s)
and the future Airbus A320 Neo.
"The new addition is a strong endorsement of the work that is being
performed at this facility", said Aveos President & CEO, Joe Kolshak.
"There is increased demand from our customers for a high quality,
on-time, cost-efficient product and by adding extra capacity we'll be
in a position to continue to both grow our business and satisfy our
The expansion will add about 82,000 sq. ft. to the existing 294,541 sq.
ft. facility, bringing the total number of narrow body airframe
maintenance bays to 11 following completion of the work.
Construction began on September 1st and is scheduled to be completed by
April 2012. In keeping with the advanced architectural design of the
building, the new extension will also be built on an innovative
structural system that will facilitate accelerated construction work on
"We are pleased to be given this opportunity to grow our facilities with
the support of our long standing customers, particularly as we position
ourselves for future growth," added Mr. Kolshak.
Aeroman has been providing world-class heavy maintenance repairs, engine
accessory replacement and inspections for nearly 30 years. It employs a
workforce of about 1,500 with all technical personnel being FAA and
EASA certified. Aeroman is ISO 9001:2000 certified and its reputation
for quality and customer service has earned it the Corporate Diamond
Certificate for Excellence from the FAA Aviation Maintenance Technician
(AMT) Program in 2009. It is a founding member of the Airbus MRO
Network and counts JetBlue, US Airways and Grupo TACA as some of its
Aveos is a full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider
of airframe, engine, component and maintenance solutions to the
aviation industry. From maintenance facilities across Canada and in El
Salvador, we provide integrated services to over 100 customers, while
leveraging a robust network of strategic alliances. Approximately 4,900
employees are committed to a tradition of providing world-class quality
and expertise to customers. To learn more, visit aveos.com
SOURCE AVEOS FLEET PERFORMANCE INC.
For further information:
Daniela Pizzuto, APR
Tel.: +1 514 856 7650