May 31, 2017: Aerostar S.A, an aeronautical manufacturing company based in Bac?u, Romania, is showcasing constant development in its commercial aircraft MRO business and is planning a further expansion to meet customer demand.
The company is in the final stages of discussing with the airport authorities at Iasi, a university city in eastern Romania to build a 4-bay MRO hangar for Airbus A320 family and Boeing 737 Classic and New Generation overhauls and expects this new facility will open for business in the summer of 2019. The new facility is 130km north of Aerostar’s exiting business operations at Bacau.
Since the company moved into commercial aviation MRO activities around 500 aircraft from approximately 30 airlines have been overhauled at Bacau. During 2016, a total of 80 aircraft completed ‘C’ and ‘D’ Checks at Bacau
Airlines such as Royal Air Maroc and Pegasus Airlines are among existing customers who have maintenance services done from Aerostar for several years.
As a regional centre of excellence, Aerostar presently has two hangars with over 10,000m2 of space and six-seven aircraft bays. The company has invested in equipment, manpower and training according to EASA regulations.
The approvals held by the company are from EASA/RoCAA, Morocco, UAE, Turkey, Ukraine, Ghana, Bermuda, Aruba and Guernsey.