Transaero Airlines has finalized a deal on taking over an aircraft maintenance station at Shannon airport. Ex-Air Atlanta Aero Engineering (AAAE) now operates as Transaero Engineering Ireland being 100 percent subsidiary of Transaero Airlines.
The company, founded in 1959, commenced operations in the current hangar facility in October 2002. The hangar can accommodate wide and narrow-body aircraft. The building consists of 65,000 sq feet of hangar space and 25,000 sq feet of offices. The current configuration of the facility allows for two to three lines of heavy maintenance, a casualty or line maintenance bay and parking for aircraft in storage programs.
Transaero Engineering Ireland approvals include EASA, FAA, Cayman, Bermuda, Nigeria, UAE, Chad, Canadian amongst others.
Employing 240 high qualified and dedicated staff Transaero Engineering Ireland provides it’s customers a highly personalized, high quality, cost effective service that delivers. The company intends to increase staff numbers shortly.
Transaero Engineering Ireland’s is certified to carry out MRO on the Boeing 737, 757 and 767 aircraft as well as business-jets and VIP aircraft. Currently Transaero Engineering Ireland’s staff undergoing EASA 147 training on the Boeing 747 and Boeing 777 aircraft to enhance the current aircraft coverage approvals for the facility.
The company’s capabilities include all checks up to and including D-Check, Modifications, SB and AD Incorporation, CPCP and Ageing Aircraft Programmes, Avionic Modifications and Upgrades, Planning & Engineering Services, Cabin Reconfiguration and Independent Interiors Workshop and Painting.
On Transaero Engineering Ireland’s facilities Transaero Airlines will fix equipment on its long-haul aircraft to provide passengers for broadband access to Internet via WiFi.
Shannon Airport and the surrounding development offer excellent ability for expansion which was one of the key drivers in the selection of AAAE for acquisition.
The facility currently enjoys excellent relationships with its third party airlines and lessors. Transaero Engineering Ireland continues to serve and develop those relationships as well as integrating a considerable amount of the Transaero Airlines aircraft maintenance and modifications workload.
Transaero Airlines is actively considering ways to enhance and develop what is already a very reputable MRO so as to best serve its own needs and that of its current and future third party customer base.