New hangar for aircraft maintenance at El Salvador's Aeroman facilities

Demand Strong; Airlines are turning to more outsourcing as they search for cost-saving steps.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

In December 2006, Montreal-based ACTS bought 80 per cent of Aeroman, the narrowbody aircraft maintenance division of El Salvador's national carrier Grupo TACA.
Despite Southwest's decision, a new hangar with two lines now under construction at Aeroman's San Salvador facility won't stay empty for long, said Chahram Bolouri of ACTS Aero Technical Support & Services Inc.

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Aeroman Puts Conditions to Invest More in El Salvador

June 2010

To invest more in the Salvadoran aircraft maintenance industry, the company requires better airport infrastructure.

Aeroman is a company that provides aircraft maintenance services in El Salvador. It is preparing to invest $20 million in its eight operation line, but this initiative requires that authorities improve roads and infrastructure at and around the main airport of the country.

El Salvador Plans to have Aviation Industry

March 2009

The Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (PROESA) is promoting the concept for which it has already hired an expert firm in aeronautical development.

El Salvador already has a good basis for developing an aircraft industry in Aeroman, originally a TACA division that offered maintenance services to the airline's fleet and was acquired in 2006 by the Canadian company, Aveos Fleet Performance Inc.

$60 million Investment for Aircraft Maintenance

November 2013

Canada's Aeroman plans to build two new hangars in Comalapa to service six aircraft simultaneously.

Ernesto Ruiz, CEO, said that Aeroman's plans include building additional capacity for aircraft maintenance in the next five years.

"The future investment, which could reach $60 million, will be implemented in two phases. The figure includes the infrastructure and equipment," noted an article in Elsalvador.com.

Aircraft Maintenance in El Salvador

February 2011

Aeroman announced it has conducted over 1000 large aircraft checkups and unveiled investment plans.

In the past four years, the Salvadoran company has doubled the number of aircraft it has served, growing from 500 in 2005 to 1,000.

The company, owned by Aveos Group, plans to invest $120 million to build 12 more hangars and increase its skilled workforce from 1800 to 3000.

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