Airinmar Signs 3-Year Repair Management Agreement with CHC Helicopter

June 11, 2015

Expands cost-reduction & operational readiness services into rotorcraft market

BERKSHIRE, England, June 11, 2015 – Airinmar, a leading provider of innovative aviation repair management solutions, has signed a three-year agreement with CHC Helicopters to manage component repairs for its fleet of over 200 helicopters.

Airinmar has supported airlines, MROs, OEMs and military operations for over 25 years through integration of its proprietary systems, engineering expertise and supply management solutions.  By signing this agreement, Airinmar will expand its service offerings to include the rotorcraft market.

“Airinmar’s services are aligned with CHC’s vision to increase our competitiveness by improving the efficiency of our supply chain. Our partnership with Airinmar will enable us to further reduce costs, accelerate component repairs turn-times, and increase the readiness of our fleet,” said Michael Lorenzini, Vice President, Supply Chain, of CHC Helicopter.

“We are excited that CHC has decided to implement Airinmar’s full suite of repair management services,” said Tom Wilson, Airinmar’s President. “Our services complement, enhance and integrate seamlessly with our customers’ existing supply chain operations.  We are delighted to add CHC to our growing list of customers, and we look forward to expanding our services into the rotorcraft market.”

About Airinmar

Airinmar, an independent subsidiary of global aerospace and defense contractor AAR, is the leading provider of innovative repair management services designed to reduce component repair costs and turn-around-times. More information about Airinmar can be found at




About AAR

AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 4,500 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and component repair. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions. More information can be found at


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