BBA Aviation

October 9, 2008 - 5:03am

“The rotorcraft segment is a strategic focus for BBA Aviation,” said Nandu Madireddi, senior vice president of BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO). “Speed and flexibility are the keys to success in serving this localized and fragmented market. We intend to leverage our multiple locations and expand this program globally.”

October 1, 2008 - 6:25am

Signature Flight Support (Booth No. 3600) has increased its European network of FBOs to 23 bases with the September 12 takeover of Interflight Executive Aircraft Services at London Gatwick Airport. The company now controls the only FBO at Gatwick through the acquisition of Interflight’s parent company Southern Aero Services.

September 30, 2008 - 10:35am

Signature Flight Support has increased its European network of FBOs to 23 bases with the September 12 takeover of Interflight Executive Aircraft Services at London Gatwick Airport. The company now controls the only FBO at Gatwick through the acquisition of Interflight’s parent company, Southern Aero Services. According to Signature parent company BBA Aviation, the deal was valued at £4.5 million ($7.9 million), debt free.

August 27, 2008 - 11:22am

Nit Subramaniam has joined BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul as director of technical process improvement. He retired from Garrett Aviation/AlliedSignal in 2005 after 26 years but continued to do consulting work for the company, developing engineering and quality procedures for manufacturing and maintainability processes on the TFE731, TPE331 and CFE738 engines and 36-series APUs.

July 30, 2008 - 5:33am

BBA Aviation engine repair and overhaul companies Dallas Airmotive, Premier Turbines and International Turbine Service have been granted Importer Self Assessment (ISA) certification by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a branch of the Department of Homeland Security.

July 29, 2008 - 11:45am

Hawker Beechcraft late last week completed the sale of the majority of its wholly owned fuel and line operations to Signature Flight Support parent company BBA Aviation. The transaction included operations in Atlanta; Houston and San Antonio, Texas; Indianapolis; Tampa, Fla.; Wichita; and Van Nuys, Calif.

July 29, 2008 - 9:26am

Hawker Beechcraft late last month completed the sale of the majority of its wholly owned fuel and line operations to Signature Flight Support parent company BBA Aviation. The transaction included operations in Atlanta; Houston and San Antonio, Texas; Indianapolis; Tampa, Fla.; Wichita; and Van Nuys, Calif. Hawker Beechcraft will retain its factory-owned maintenance and customer support facilities located at these locations.

July 8, 2008 - 11:03am

BBA Aviation’s engine repair and overhaul division has added 16 new engine models to its existing authorizations on Pratt & Whitney Canada engines. The additions encompass eight new variants of the PT6A, seven variants of the PW100 and one variant of the PW500.

June 4, 2008 - 10:41am

BBA Aviation’s first-quarter results showed group revenue up 12 percent over the same period last year, with 7 percent of that “due to increased fuel prices.” Revenue for the Flight Support (FBO) division dropped by 4 percent, although sales climbed 15 percent when acquisitions made last year were included. Aftermarket Services and Systems sales grew by 5 percent.

May 23, 2008 - 5:04am

Announcing the purchase earlier this year by the UK’s BBA Group of Tyler International School of Aviation at Texas’ Tyler Pounds Field, David McRobert, chief executive of BBA-owned British flight school Oxford Aviation Training, said, “This is an excellent step forward for all of us and I’m very excited by the potential.

 
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