Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Aviation, Airline & Aerospace(Travel & Tourism)
Filter PR by
  
America's Growing Aviation Cluster Adds Mod Center
 

Melbourne International welcomes aviation maintenance powerhouse MidairUSA

MELBOURNE, Fla. May 11, 2013 -(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- Melbourne International Airport (MLB), a dynamic and rapidly growing aviation and aerospace manufacturing hub on Florida's Space Coast, added another star to its lineup with the grand opening today of MidairUSA's Maintenance and Engineering complex.

MidairUSA, which brings a significant maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) presence to the airport's aviation and aerospace base, plans to build hangar facilities designed to retrofit one of aviation history's most reliable and recognizable aircraft, the venerable Boeing 747.

MidairUSA is committed to creating a significant local workforce that will strengthen the airport's growing aviation cluster, said airport Executive Director Richard A. Ennis. The opening of the MidairUSA complex represents another important step in the evolution of the Space Coast since the retirement of NASA's shuttle program.

Indeed, the region continues to attract major aviation and aerospace tenants seeking to take advantage of hiring a highly trained workforce with expertise in every facet of aerospace and aviation manufacturing, including rocket science.

The airport has benefitted from that stellar workforce with the addition of Brazilian aviation giant Embraer, Brazilian aviation engineering company Archo Solutions Engineering USA, AAR Airlift Group and now aviation maintenance powerhouse MidairUSA, whose parent company Midair S.A. operates worldwide. These three alone have committed to add nearly 1,000 high-paying jobs to the region.

On the horizon is the promise of another 900 jobs at the airport with Northrop Grumman's planned Manned Aircraft Center of Excellence. Northrop Grumman announced in March plans to nearly double its local workforce by choosing Melbourne for one of five planned centers of excellence.

Embraer, AAR, MidairUSA, Northrop Grumman and others recognize what sets MLB, Melbourne and the Space Coast apart, Ennis said.

We offer the ideal location to retain and attract a highly skilled workforce and a genuine business-first attitude that includes assistance with permitting processes, he said. We have major airfield infrastructure in place for rapid development.
What's more, the expanding presence of major aviation players such as Embraer and Northrop Grumman have created undeniable synergy that has quickly transformed the area into a burgeoning aviation manufacturing and maintenance cluster.

For more information go to www.MLBair.com/EconomicOpportunities.aspx or call 321-723-6227 ext. 211.

Source: ME NewsWire

The release can be viewed online: http://me-newswire.net/news/7437/en


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 11901 times
PR Category : Travel & Tourism
Posted on : Sunday, May 12, 2013  8:28:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Boeing Delivers 777-300 jetliner to Saudia
Next Story : ‬ ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Move Aside C-beauty, K-beauty and J-beauty - There's a New Trend in Town and It Hails Fro... [7125-Views]
Inglot Cosmetics Partners With Cartoon Network for Limited Edition The Powerpuff Girls B... [6875-Views]
Autumn/Winter 19: Step out in the latest styles with City Centre Deira and City Centre Mir... [6570-Views]
Think LUNETTE for an earth-friendly period [5722-Views]
ACE launches its new and inspirational Outdoor collection [4654-Views]
Dress for Diwali With the Rack by Kachins [4551-Views]
Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier -The Yusupov Egg [4526-Views]
Chain Reaction [4526-Views]
Sandro Launches Evening Capsule Collection [4319-Views]
A Gift of Gold' offers at Malabar Gold & Diamonds [4246-Views]
Celebrate guilt-free shopping to your fullest! [4148-Views]
Handbags and Gladrags [4142-Views]
VAIO returns to Middle Eastern in partnership with Nexstgo [4111-Views]
Eighth World Championship title in all categories for Tissot Ambassador Marc Marquez [4093-Views]
Unifonic empowers business to capitalize on instant messaging apps to engage with customer... [4050-Views]
New Strategic Partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to help accelerate Abu Dhabi Dig... [4020-Views]
MBRU and King Saud University in Saudi Arabia join forces to enhance academic collaboratio... [3898-Views]
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Challenges the City to Be I... [3874-Views]
Peugeot Boxer 4x4 Concept Revealed [3855-Views]
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy highlights enhanced cybersecurity credentials at GITEX T... [3770-Views]
Dubai Land Department welcomes Saudi Minister of Housing [3697-Views]
Hazzaa AlMansoori Undergoes Medical Experiments at Stars City as part of His Scientific Mi... [3697-Views]
During a press conference to announce the completion of preparations of Summit that will b... [3672-Views]
Victoria Beckham Eyewear Debuts New Collection for Fall 2019 [3672-Views]
Team Abu Dhabi Stars Chase Double World Title Boost in China [3593-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories