Associated Air Center signs contract for 12th Airbus Corporate Jet VIP completion

NBAA, Orlando, — Associated Air Center (AAC), a Landmark Aviation company based at Dallas Love Field (DAL), today announced a new contract for a custom interior completion of an A319 Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ), for a customer based in the Far East.

The aircraft is scheduled for input into the Dallas facility in March 2007.

“This aircraft represents the 12th ACJ completion by Associated Air Center,” said AAC President Jeff Bosque. “Our expertise, skill and craftsmanship in partnering with our customers to design and complete luxury interiors is clearly recognized worldwide.”

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.

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. Serving 43 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.