AAR earns JCAB approval to expand services to Japanese airlines
March 8, 2019
Audit by Japan Civil Aviation Bureau clears path to do business with airlines
WOOD DALE, Illinois, March 8, 2019 – AAR (NYSE: AIR), an independent provider of aviation aftermarket services, has received approval from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) to serve Japanese airlines that require repair stations to provide JCAB-authorized release certificates.
This new certification will expand AAR’s Japanese customer base and further strengthen the company’s position in Asia. AAR Aircraft Component Services (ACS) has this certification now in addition to FAA, EASA and CAAC.
“We are proud to receive this JCAB certification and look forward to growing our business with Japanese carriers and being their trusted provider for world-class, cost-effective aftermarket services and solutions,” said Brian Sartain, AAR Senior Vice President of Repair and Engineering Services.
The work will be performed in AAR’s ACS facility in Amsterdam.
AAR is a global aerospace and defense aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 6,000 people in over 20 countries. Headquartered in the Chicago area, AAR supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include parts supply; OEM Solutions; Integrated Solutions; and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Services. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include Mobility Systems and Composite Manufacturing operations. Additional information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.
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