AsLandmark Aviation’ssociated Air Center delivers fifth ‘luxury interior’ Airbus Corporate Jet

Tempe, Arizona, — Associated Air Center (AAC), a Landmark Aviation company, today announced the completion of an Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) – its fifth delivery in the Airbus program.

“Associated Air Center has worked closely with Airbus and our head of state customer based in Southwestern Asia to produce an aircraft interior that is both luxurious and offers all of today´s necessities for executive travel,” said AAC President Jeff Bosque. “This airplane is equipped with satellite communications and a digital entertainment system, in addition to a plush interior that provides extreme comfort.”

The interior has executive seats and divans for eight passengers, a master bedroom with queen-sized bed, master lavatory with stand-up shower, first class ministers´ area with seating for eight passengers, guest staff area that seats 42, ample storage, and forward and aft galleys.

Associated Air Center established itself as the world´s number one completion center for the ACJ last month when it finalized a contract to complete its tenth ACJ. AAC currently has five Airbus ACJ aircraft in completion.

Associated Air Center is also an approved Airbus Corporate Jet Service Center and in 2005 successfully completed the first five-year C-check for a head of state ACJ. The operation, based at Dallas Love Field, offers a full range of design and luxurious completion options for all 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.

Landmark Aviation, formerly known as Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated, is one of North America’s largest providers of comprehensive services for the business aviation industry. With 44 locations in North America, the company offers a full range of fixed base operations; maintenance, repair and overhaul; aircraft charter, sales and management; and large aircraft completions. Landmark Aviation is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz. Landmark Aviation is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.