Everett, WA, February 14, 2011 – Aviation Technical Services (ATS) has been awarded the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) certification.
The GACA certification allows ATS to pursue opportunities in performing heavy maintenance and installations of interior furnishings, entertainment systems, antennas and cameras on Boeing 737 series aircraft flying or to fly under registration of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Within the last 12 months, ATS achieved certifications with United Arab Emirates (UAE) CAR 145, China CAAC (Component Services), and renewed certification to AS9110 and ISO 9001:2000. These are in addition to FAA, EASA and Bermuda Repair Station certifications ATS previously achieved.
“We continue to be proactive in responding to our customer’s needs in providing MRO services to the world wide market,” says Philip Fields, ATS VP Business Development. “This additional certification means more operators will be able to take advantage of our close proximity adjacent the aircraft OEM such as performing post delivery modification work before their aircraft enters service.”