New Non-Executive Director at AAG

New Non-Executive Director at AAG


Photo: © Pat Flynn 2016

Shannon based aviation company Atlantic Aviation Group have this week announced the appointment of Cathal Kilmartin as a non-executive Director at the company.

Clare native Mr Kilmartin is a consultant to the aviation industry and former CEO of Santos Dumont (consultancy and asset management company for aviation and leasing industry) having worked there for a period of 12 years.

“We are delighted to have someone of Cathal’s considerable experience joining our team,” said Patrick Jordan, Atlantic Aviation Group Executive Chairman.

“His extensive knowledge of the aviation industry will play a big role in guiding our company growth plans into the future.”

Commenting on his new appointment, Mr Kilmartin said, “I am delighted to have joined Atlantic Aviation Group as a non-executive Director. I was attracted by the ambition of the company and I look forward to working with the team to develop these plans in the future.”

Connor Flanagan, Cathal Kilmartin and Patrick Jordan.

Atlantic Aviation Group are an aviation solutions company specialising in Aircraft Maintenance, Aviation Training (Atlantic Aviation Institute), Design Engineering and Continuing Airworthiness Management based in Shannon Airport.

Over 50 years old, they were acquired in April 2015 by Mayo man Patrick Jordan who has overseen significant change and growth over the past two years.

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.