Shannon based Atlantic Aviation Group have this week announced that Mike Byrt has joined the company as the new Technical Services Director.
Welcoming him to the company Atlantic Aviation Group CEO Shane O’Neill said: “We are delighted that someone of Mikes calibre has decided to join our company. As a group of aviation services, we are committed to providing focused solutions for our customers and we see the arrival of Mike as a big part in this process. His undoubted ability and outstanding reputation across the industry will see our full range of Technical Services grow in line with our ambitious business plans for the future.”
Explaining what attracted him to the company Mr Byrt said: “Everyone in the industry has been watching Atlantic Aviation Group very closely over the past 2 ½ years since they became an independent company. I was very attracted by the ambition and drive of the company as they bid to provide customers with a rounded suite of services for their fleets of aircraft. I am looking forward to becoming part of the story as the company continues to grow over the coming years.”
Originally founded in 1962, Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) Group is one of Europe’s leading independent Aviation service providers, offering maintenance and engineering services to international operators of B737, B757 and B767 type aircrafts.
The company employs 220 staff at its Shannon facility, where it has established a strong reputation for quality and technical expertise. In addition to providing comprehensive MRO services, Atlantic Aviation Group supports its customers with a wide range of engineering and technical services and is an EASA approved 147 training organisation, Part 21 Design Services Organisation and a Part M Subpart G and I organisation.