201501120700PR_NEWS_USPR_____NY04371 20150112T070000-0500 prnewswire.com 20150112 NY04371 1 urn:newsml:prnewswire.com:20150112:NY04371:1 20150112T070000-0500 20150112T070000-0500 MimeType/@FormalName Ascent Aviation Announces The Opening Of Its New 42,000 sq ft Hangar New Hangar Doubles Ascent Aviation's Heavy Maintenance Capacity TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2015 AscentAviation-Hangar 201501120700PR_NEWS_USPR_____NY04371.xml Ascent Aviation Announces The Opening Of Its New 42,000 sq ft Hangar

Ascent Aviation Announces The Opening Of Its New 42,000 sq ft Hangar

New Hangar Doubles Ascent Aviation's Heavy Maintenance Capacity

PR Newswire

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascent Aviation Services Corporation ("Ascent" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the opening of a newly constructed 42,000 square-foot hangar at its facility adjacent to the Tucson International Airport.  The new hangar doubles Ascent's heavy maintenance capacity with 100,000 square feet of hangar space designed to accommodate four narrow body aircraft.  The new hangar is fully operational, and the Company will begin servicing its customers' aircraft immediately.     

Ascent CEO Joseph Ng said:  "The additional hangar capacity will enhance Ascent's flexibility and efficiency in maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft to the exacting high standards that our customers and regulatory authorities expect from us."

Ascent Chairman John McNamara commented:  "The new hangar is instrumental to Ascent's growth strategy, which will enable the Company to continue to provide additional quality and reliable MRO services to a wide range of private and commercial narrow body aircraft."

Ascent Aviation strives to become the premiere narrow body MRO in North America by providing highly flexible customer service, compelling value and the industry's highest standards of quality and safety.  Ascent performs heavy maintenance services, aircraft modification, transition and refurbishment work, aircraft storage and reclamation services, and consigned part sales.  Ascent has received FAA certification to perform heavy maintenance checks for A319, A320, A321, B717, B727, B737, B757, CRJ 100/200, DC 9, MD80 and MD90 aircraft.  Ascent has a footprint that consists of 30 acres of concrete ramp area, nearly 100,000 square feet of hangar space, and 88,000 square feet of shop and secured consignment space in an ideal desert climate.  Ascent is a portfolio company of LongueVue Capital, a value-oriented private equity firm with offices in New Orleans, New York and Salt Lake City (www.lvcpartners.com).

For more information on Ascent Aviation, please visit our website: www.ascentmro.com

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SOURCE Ascent Aviation Services Corporation