AAR is a leading provider of diverse products and services to the worldwide commercial aviation and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad range of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. AAR is a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value.
Under terms of the deal, Liebherr-Aerospace will provide full support of AAR’s nose-to-tail comprehensive solution on the Bombardier fleet. The services are performed by Liebherr-Aerospace Saline, Inc., and Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS.
The roundtable included more than 30 business leaders. Participants discussed the hurdles of transacting business in Africa and how the International Trade Administration (ITA) could help reduce those barriers.
AAR, including its subsidiaries Nordisk and Telair, is a tier-one provider of cargo handling systems for commercial and military aircraft worldwide, including cargo loading systems (Telair) and ULDs (Nordisk).
NNSA Aviation won the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Jeff Snow Aviation Program Memorial Award; it has provided logistics and aircraft support, including repair work, for the NNSA since December 2011.
Supporting a customer mix of major U.S. carriers, leasing institutions and VIP operators, program work scopes include heavy maintenance checks, interior modifications, and IFE system upgrades and modifications.
The new, 10-year agreement, which goes into effect October 8, will strengthen airline service and support by providing operators with products manufactured by Eaton for a wide array of commercial aircraft.
A MJSP Pathways grant of $89,265 will help meet AAR’s workforce needs through a Pathways project with Lake Superior College by providing eligible applicants with training for jobs as support technicians for aircraft maintenance.
Nadcap accreditation is a prerequisite for inclusion on the qualified product list for major aircraft OEMs including Boeing’s A10 and 777, Bombardier’s C-series, Sikorsky’s S-92, Gulfstream, UTC-UTAS A320 and Triumph programs.
AAR recently signed an agreement to take part in the FAA’s Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing program (ASIAS), which is designed to help MRO operators avoid serious safety issues and the FAA to identify high-risk areas.
The contract expands on AAR's relationship with the UK MoD, for which it provides repairs, spare parts requirements and unit exchanges for BAE 125 and 146 aircraft, as well as APU repairs for the BAE146 aircraft.