Airline of the Year, Air New Zealand, Selects StandardAero for Turboprop Engine MRO

Tempe, Ariz. – February 27, 2012 – StandardAero announced today that it has signed a service agreement with Air New Zealand for turboprop engine maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) work for all three of their regional airlines: Eagle Airways, Air Nelson and Mount Cook. This agreement is an expansion and formalization of the services StandardAero […]

StandardAero Selected as Engine Maintenance Provider for Russian Air Carrier, NordStar Airlines’ Fleet of ATR 42-500 Turboprops

Tempe, Ariz. – February 27, 2012 – StandardAero announced today that they have signed a long term agreement with NordStar Airlines’ parent company, Taimyr Airlines, to perform engine maintenance on NordStar’s fleet of new ATR 42-500 aircraft. Under the terms of the agreement, StandardAero will be implementing a TEAMTM (Total Engine Asset Management) Program in […]

Associated Air Center Delivers First VVIP BBJ to Operate in China

Dallas, Texas – February 15, 2012 – StandardAero’s Associated Air Center (AAC) received its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) authorizing the company to perform VVIP interior aircraft work on Boeing Business Jets by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and subsequently, the company was able to deliver the first Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) that will […]

StandardAero Awarded Prime Contractor Position on Design and Engineering Support Program III Contract

Tempe, Ariz. – February 13, 2012 – StandardAero announced today that it has been awarded a prime contractor position on the United States Air Force’s (USAF’s) Design and Engineering Support Program III (DESP III) contract, capping off the three year competition. With the award, StandardAero becomes one of a select group of contractors eligible to […]

StandardAero’s Helicopter Programs Business Achieves Top Marks in Customer Satisfaction

Dallas, Texas – February 12, 2012 – StandardAero Helicopter Programs checks in to Heli-Expo 2012 with a newly coined moniker: #1 in Customer Satisfaction. The ranking is based on customer feedback data acquired by independent market research firm, Ducker Worldwide. Complementary to the positive results from the Ducker surveys, in 2010 and 2011, StandardAero also […]

StandardAero Receives Rolls-Royce Customer Service Award

Dallas, Texas. – February 12, 2012 – StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, received the Rolls-Royce Customer Satisfaction Award last night at the Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Recognition Reception. “StandardAero is proud of its long-standing relationship with Rolls-Royce and being recognized for our achievements in customer service by such a well-respected market leader is something […]

StandardAero Advocates Industry MRO Excellence with M250® Customer Training Programs

Dallas, Texas – February 12, 2012 – StandardAero’s Helicopter Programs business announced today that 2011 was another successful year for its M250 industry training efforts, certifying 130 students from 38 different companies/agencies in ten different countries. Course participants came from across the globe, including Canada, U.S., France, Australia, Singapore, New Guinea, Korea, Indonesia, New Zealand, […]

StandardAero Appoints Manny Atwal to Lead Helicopter Programs Business Unit

Dallas, Texas – February 12, 2012 – StandardAero has appointed Manny Atwal as Vice President of StandardAero’s Helicopter Programs business. Atwal previously served as Vice President of StandardAero’s Turboprops business. “Contributing to StandardAero’s market leadership is its diverse balance in multiple aviation markets,” said Kim Olson, Senior Vice President, Helicopters, Energy & Engineering, StandardAero. “Having […]

StandardAero Signs Three FBOs as Rolls-Royce Support Centers

Dallas, Texas – February 12, 2012 – StandardAero announced today that it has signed three 6-year agreements with Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) in Brazil, Mexico, and Guatemala. Helipark Taxi Aereo E Manutencao Aeronautica Ltda. (Helipark) of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Servicio Tecnico Aereo De Mexico (STAM) of Mexico City, Mexico, and Aeroservicios AVE, S.A. (AVESA) of […]

GE and StandardAero Announce Opening of New $50M Aircraft Engine Testing, Research and Development Centre in Winnipeg, Canada

Tempe, Ariz. – February 2, 2012 – GE Aviation and StandardAero announced today the opening of the new $50 million aircraft engine testing, research and development centre (TRDC) in Winnipeg. The announcement caps off a 12-month developmental partnership launched in February 2011 between the two companies. The new centre will perform icing certification testing on […]