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Published on August 10th, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer

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Boeing 767 approval granted to Atlantic Aviation Group 

Atlantic Aviation Group’s CAMO and Technical Services department have announced that they have been granted Boeing 767 200/300 approval from the Irish Aviation Authority and the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority recently. These new approvals see the B767 added to the capability list which includes B737 Classic and New Generation, A320 family and ATR 42/72 approvals.

Atlantic Aviation Group Technical Services Director Mike Byrt said; “We are delighted to obtain this new approval to add to our existing capabilities list. It is another significant step forward as we continue to grow our organisations team and customer base.”

The announcement of the new approval comes as work on a large expansion of the Atlantic Aviation Group’s CAMO and Technical Services offices commenced recently. Speaking about the expansion Mr Byrt said, “It is important that along with having a comprehensive capabilities catalogue, we have the infrastructure in place so our team can continue to provide a world class service to our customers into the future. Our team has grown over 300% in the last year due to customer demand. This expansion will allow us to continue to grow our team without constraints into the future.”

Employing over 250 people at their two Shannon Free Zone facilities, the company is an Irish owned provider of aircraft maintenance, training, airworthiness and engineering services to airlines and lessors around the world.

Atlantic Aviation Group Win People Development Award at the Aviation Industry Awards

Expressing his delight at the win, CEO Shane O’Neill said, “At Atlantic Aviation Group, we have placed a special emphasis on the development of our people. To receive this industry wide award recognition is a tremendous reward for the work we have being doing to develop our people from within our organisation. Our people are the engine of our company.”

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Mark Dwyer

Mark is an airline pilot by profession flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He also instructs on them including tailwheel differences training and is a UK CAA Examiner. He also flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.



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