AAR Acquires Sonic Aviation

Aftermarket specialist AAR has confirmed the acquisition of aircraft painting stripping and washing business Sonic Aviation.  

It said buying Sonic Aviation, which is headquartered at Miami International Airport, will complement its own aircraft painting business while adding a new capability across its five North American repair stations along with it global parts supply and repair business.

Sonic’s strip and wash services also includes ground support equipment.

“The acquisition of Sonic moves AAR into an adjacent vertical and will further extend our ability to provide value-added services to airlines,” said Brian Loomer, general manager, AAR Aircraft Services – Miami.

“We are also excited to expand our presence at Miami International Airport and grow the only aircraft and GSE washing service into a 24/7 business.”

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