LONDON, England, May 12, 2014 – AAR (NYSE: AIR) was named Best Airframe MRO Provider in the Americas at the 2014 Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance (ATE&M) Awards ceremony held May 7 in London. The ATE&M commercial aviation aftermarket awards are voted on by thousands of professionals across the aviation industry. This is a second time AAR has received this recognition since 2012.
Through its 1MRO network, AAR streamlines its diverse capabilities across six aircraft repair stations in the U.S., delivering the same quality service no matter where the work is performed. AAR’s MRO locations include hangars in Indianapolis, Miami, Oklahoma City, Duluth, Minn., Hot Springs, Ark., and Lake Charles, La., which can accommodate both wide- and narrow-body repair work.
“Everything we do at AAR is customer-driven, from our close-to-the-customer business model to our expansion into new global markets. So this award means a lot coming our customers who we thank for their partnership, continued support and confidence,” said Dany Kleiman, Aviation Services Group Vice President – Repair and Engineering. “I congratulate AAR’s employees. They’re the ones who make it possible for AAR to provide convenient, flexible and creative turn-key solutions that enhance and complement our customers’ operations.”
AAR is also ranked the No. 1 provider of MRO services in North America and third in the world.
Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance magazine has covered advances and trends in manufacturing and maintenance in commercial aviation since 1972. It is the official publication for the UBM Aviation Exhibitions and UBM Aviation Conferences.
AAR is a global aerospace and defense contractor that employs more than 6,000 people in 17 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial, government and defense customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Technology Products. AAR’s services include inventory management and parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and expeditionary airlift. AAR’s products include cargo systems and containers; mobility systems and shelters; advanced aerostructures; and command and control systems. More information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.