Mirabel, July 2, 2013 – Avianor Inc. announced today that it has completed the first three cabin modifications to convert two of Air Canada’s A319 aircraft and one 767 aircraft from the mainline fleet for Air Canada’s new leisure airline, Air Canada rouge.
“We are very excited and honored to be chosen by Air Canada to play such an important role in their new leisure carrier, Air Canada rouge,” said Earl Diamond, Co-owner of Avianor. “Air Canada’s selection of Avianor as the turnkey provider of the cabin modification continues to extend the great partnership we have built with Air Canada over the past fifteen years.”
In addition to the physical conversion of the cabin, Avianor will be providing engineering and certification services as well as material design, production and procurement to transform the aircraft to the new Air Canada rouge fleet. Avianor completed the modification of the two A319 and 767 aircraft in its facility at Mirabel Airport outside of Montreal, Quebec. The aircraft entered service with Air Canada rouge on July 1st.
About Avianor Inc.
Located in the world's third largest aerospace city, Avianor Inc. is a privately held Canadian corporation that specializes in aircraft maintenance and component maintenance (seats, wheels & brakes), manufacturing (crew seats and cabin interior items) and interior cabin modification. With more than 17 years of expertise in the design, engineering, certification, manufacturing, maintenance, modification and distribution of aeronautical and general transportation equipment (including rail), Avianor has positioned itself as a vertical integrator in the marketplace. The company occupies over 170,000 square feet of repair shops, hangar bays, fabrication facilities and warehouse space at Mirabel Airport (YMX) and employs over 250 people.
Earl Diamond will assume the role of CEO and oversee all sales efforts. Sylvain Savard will continue as Chairman. Paul Costanzo, currently CFO, will take on the additional role of Executive Vice...
This additional facility will allow Avianor to work on aircraft ranging from Regional sized aircraft to wide-bodied aircraft such as the B747 and A340.
Avianor Group is a provider of aerospace design, manufacturing and maintenance.