StandardAero Business Aviation Receives Aruba Aircraft and Engine Services Authorization – Expands Certification Coverage to More Than 40 Countries Around the World

Scottsdale, Ariz. – May 18, 2016 – StandardAero Business Aviation recently received official confirmation and certification for providing aircraft and engine services in Aruba, expanding the company’s international footprint and investments to more than 40 different countries around the world. The specific Aruba certification applies to StandardAero’s Houston MRO facility, located at IAH international airport.

In addition to this new certification, StandardAero has renewed an additional 13 international certifications thus far in 2016 to ensure it continues to provide MRO services for operators across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

“We aim to be the global MRO leader in the business aviation industry,” said Marc McGowan, President of StandardAero Business Aviation. “Expanding and maintaining our international certifications and authorizations is critical for our customers who operate and travel both domestically and internationally.”

In addition to its operating certifications from countries around the world, StandardAero holds more than 70 OEM authorizations from the world’s leading aircraft, engine, avionics and cabin management/IFE manufacturers.

StandardAero is one of the world’s largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components, energy and VIP completions markets. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011. In 2015, StandardAero was purchased by Veritas Capital, a leading private equity firm headquartered in New York City. Veritas invests in companies that provide critical products and services to government and commercial customers worldwide including those operating in aerospace & defense, healthcare, technology, national security, communications, energy and education. More information can be found on the company’s web site at