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SAA Chairman welcomes Aero-Zone decision to locate in Shannon Free Zone

Tuesday, 1 July 2014: Shannon Airport has welcomed the announcement that one of the world’s leading operators in the aircraft parts industry, Aero-Zone, is to launch its European headquarters in the Shannon Free Zone.

Aero-Zone, Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chandler, Arizona based Aero-Zone, which has been providing new and aftermarket parts for commercial, corporate and general-aviation aircraft since 1994.

Welcoming the announcement, Shannon Airport Authority Chairman Rose Hynes said, “Aero-Zone, Ltd is part of a dynamic and growing cluster of over 40 aviation companies that employs 1,600 people here at Shannon. Its decision to locate its European headquarters here to service its Europe and Middle-East customer base is another vote of confidence for the continued development of our International Aviation Services Centre (IASC) at Shannon.

“There is an impressive list of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) companies based here and we look forward to working with Aero-Zone into the future as they grow operations here.”

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