Everett, Washington (February 13, 2015) ― Aviation Technical Services (ATS) has expanded its relationship with 10-year customer Hawaiian Airlines to provide Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services at its facility at Kansas City International Airport (MCI). ATS was selected to support Hawaiian’s fleet of B-767s for heavy maintenance C-Checks throughout 2015.
“With contoured hangars that were originally built for wide-body aircraft and expansive support space, our Kansas City facility can accommodate B-767s very well,” says Matt Yerbic, ATS President and CEO. “We are happy to have a valued customer like Hawaiian Airlines with this great program.”
“ATS is known and respected for their dedication and quality,” said Lorrin Sardinha, Hawaiian’s vice president maintenance and engineering. “This partnership further expands our service provider network across ATS multiple facilities.”
About Aviation Technical Services
ATS has been providing maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for commercial and military aircraft for more than 45 years. Today, ATS is home to more than 1,500 employees who work together to support a global customer base across three major business platforms: Airframe Services; Components Services; Engineering Services. ATS is headquartered in Everett, Wash., and has expanded operations to Moses Lake, Wash., and Kansas City, Mo. In December 2014, ATS acquired Texas Air Composites in Fort Worth, Texas, a Domestic 145 Repair Station specializing in composite structural fabrication, support and repair for regional, commercial and military aircraft. As one company that holds ATS FAA Class IV and EASA 145 certifications, ATS is able to work on virtually any transport aircraft in the world. ATS is a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC®). For more information, visit atsmro.com.
About Hawaiian Airlines Company
Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 10 years (2004-2013) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai‘i.
Now in its 86th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai‘i’s biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the largest provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the U.S. Mainland. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai‘i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, with a total of more than 200 daily flights system-wide.
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com.