Associated Air Center Delivers Luxury VIP Airbus Corporate Jet to Customer in Asia

Consistent with the aircraft delivered by Associated Air Center, the aircraft features exotic, hand polished wood veneers, plush seating, and fine carpeting throughout.


WINNIPEG, Canada, January 3, 2008 — Associated Air Center, a leading transport aircraft completion center at Dallas Love Field (DAL), today announced the delivery of an Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) VIP interior – its 11th luxury jet delivery in the ACJ program.

The aircraft was delivered to a customer based in Asia. This is the second of three ACJ aircraft being completed for this customer at Associated Air Center.

“Associated Air Center is very pleased to deliver the second of three nearly identical luxury interior aircraft for our customer,” said Patrick Altuna, Executive Vice President. “This VIP interior is a very modern design, with neutral color schemes and tans and cream colors throughout.”

Consistent with the aircraft delivered by Associated Air Center, the aircraft features exotic, hand polished wood veneers, plush seating, and fine carpeting throughout.

“The workmanship, artistry and quality produced by Associated Air Center’s world-class craftspeople is outstanding and unsurpassed,” Altuna added. “Also superior is the work of our design, engineering, and technical staff.”

Featured are a spacious executive bedroom and lavatory with shower and storage closets, private office and sofas that provide seating as well as sleeping positions.

As part of the state-of-the-art cabin management and entertainment system, the aircraft includes a karaoke machine.

AAC became an Airbus ACJ Authorized Completions Center in 2003. The operation is an approved ACJ Service Center and in 2005 successfully completed the first five-year C-check for a head-of-state ACJ.

AAC offers a full range of design and luxurious completion options for transport class aircraft.

AAC professionals work with customers from original concept through the design of the floor plan to selection of fabric, furniture and fixture fabrication, and the integration of cabin and cockpit systems including audio/visual equipment, business computers, facsimile machines, voice scramblers and security components.

StandardAero and Landmark Aviation, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Engineering companies with $1.3 billion in combined annual revenue, specialize in engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, and nose-to-tail services that include airframe, interior refurbishments and paint for business and general aviation, air transport, and military aircraft. Associated Air Center produces luxury and VIP interiors for transport size aircraft. The companies, part of the DAE Engineering division, form a global services network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations.

About DAE: DAE is a fast developing global aerospace, manufacturing and services corporation made up of six divisions – Airports, Capital, Engineering, Manufacturing, Services and University. Headquartered in Dubai, the group is growing through a series of phased developments and acquisitions to become a global player and produce an integrated aerospace cluster based Dubai World Central – the new 140 square kilometer airport and logistics city. It is forming international partnerships at the highest level of industry, with the aim of establishing one of the most innovative and successful businesses in the global aerospace industry within the next decade. DAE’s shareholders include EMAAR, ISTITHMAR, Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA), Dubai International Capital, DIFC Investments LLC, the Government of Dubai and AMLAK Finance.

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