AAR operates a global airline and charter service and serves as the largest provider of expeditionary airlift service for the U. S. Department of Defense.
With a fleet of fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, we provide mission support, logistics resupply and training platforms for expeditionary aviation services in austere environments around the globe.
We are a leader in providing turnkey CONUS/OCONUS-based operations, providing a rotational base of pilots, crew members and logistics support personnel with unparalleled level of experience and professionalism. In the last year, we conducted more than 26,000 flights, transporting approximately 443,000 passengers and delivering 56 million pounds of mail and cargo.
In addition, we offer aircraft modification and missionization services, including special operations upgrades, communication, navigation and other mission equipment enhancements, heavy maintenance and structural repairs.
We are a certified FAA Part 135 Air Carrier and Charter Airline, certified for Part 133 Rotorcraft External Load Operations and approved by the Department of Defense Commercial Airlift Review Board (CARB) for passenger and operations.
Our customers include the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM), U.S. Military Sealift Command (MSC), U.S. Special Operations Command, and numerous local and state governments. We play a very important role in the support of U.S. forces worldwide, including Middle East, Africa and the Far East operations.