Exeter, United Kingdom
Complete Aircraft Group (CAG) acquires Aerocare Aviation Services
Exeter, UK-based MRO specialist expands into corporate aviation MRO
Complete Aircraft Group (CAG), a leading UK independent specialist provider of quality aviation solutions, including the supply of aircraft tooling, parts, and components to airlines worldwide, has announced the acquisition of established business aviation MRO Part 145 provider Aerocare Aviation Services Limited (AASL).
The AASL team has been operating for over three decades, providing maintenance, repair, modifications, interior refurbishment, and exterior paint, all to OEM standards. Aerocare will retain its name under the new ownership.
The acquisition propels Exeter based CAG, founded in November 2020, firmly into the corporate aviation arena. Hawarden Airport / Chester-based AASL undertakes work on aircraft types including Hawker, King Air and Embraer Phenom 300, for leading charter companies, as well as private owners. The combined businesses bring together 100 talented individuals under CAG CEO and Founder, Warren Crook.
CAG supports global airlines, leading MROs, original equipment manufacturers (OEMS) and other aviation related organisations to source and deliver reliable aviation solutions across the world. Utilising its trusted and established vendor supply chain contacts, CAG customer benefit from cost savings and increased efficiency.
The purchase of AASL marks a strategic investment for CAG, which recently bolstered its senior management with the addition of Alan Barnes, a prolific, seasoned aerospace professional with 30 years’ experience supporting MROs, including those owned and authorised by leading business aviation manufacturers.
Alan Barnes, Head of Operations, Complete Aircraft Group commented: “The acquisition of Aerocare is an important and significant milestone in the continued journey of CAG and their wider group portfolio. I’m delighted to be helping steer this expansion. Aerocare is a world renowned, trusted business with an unsurpassed pedigree currently centred on the Hawker platform. We are looking forward to working with Aerocare General Manager, Jason Davies and his team, to maximise resources and building up capability.”
Complete Aircraft Group CEO Warren Crook added: “The complementary addition of Aerocare is a great fit to our diverse aviation group, enabling us to better serve our respective markets and customer base. Moving into business aviation, which has shown incredible resilience throughout the pandemic, and opens an exciting and new chapter for CAG. Valuable portfolio additions include Mobile Repair Team Ltd, aircraft acquisition and tear down, plus complete management and oversight.”
Aerocare General Manager Jason Davies said: “The acquisition of Aerocare Aviation Services Limited by Complete Aircraft Group will now provide a solid platform on which to build the presence of Aerocare as a reputable brand within the MRO sector and deliver new and exciting support opportunities to UK and EMEA markets.
"Specific focus will be placed on providing enhanced support to customers based in the south of England."
BlueSky Business Aviation News | 12th August 2021 | Issue #618