Atlantic Aviation Group shortlisted for award

Atlantic Aviation Group shortlisted for award


Employees at Shannon based aviation services provider, Atlantic Aviation Group are celebrating this week after it was announced that the company have been shortlisted for the MRO Achievement Award and the People Development Award at this year’s Irish Aviation Awards which will be held in Dublin in July.

Commenting on the announcement, Atlantic Aviation Group CEO Shane O’Neill said, “We are delighted to be shortlisted for these two awards. As a service provider, our focus is on our people and creating excellence at all levels to ensure the service our customers receive is best in class. Being shortlisted for these awards is a great recognition of the hard work of our world class workforce and the significant progress we are making as a company.”

In existence since 1962, Irish owned Atlantic Aviation Group has over 250 employees across their four main aviation services: MRO Maintenance Repair and Overhaul, CAMO Continuing Airworthiness Management, Design Services and their training arm the Atlantic Aviation Institute. They provide aviation services for over 40 aviation customers across the globe from their two state of the art facilities in Shannon.

Photo: © Pat Flynn 2017

About AAG:

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 250 staff at its two Shannon facilities, 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 has an EASA approved 147 training organisation, Part 21 Design Services Organisation and a Part M CAMO and Technical Services organisation.

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.