The Canadian Coast Guard has announced a new integrated services centre and helicopter hangar at Saint John, New Brunswick.
Air Alliance sells majority stake
Funds advised by DPE Deutsche Private Equity Management III GmbH (DPE) have agreed to acquire a majority interest in the Air Alliance Group. Founder and CEO Wolfgang Krombach retains a significant shareholding and will continue to lead the company.
Headquartered at Airport Siegerland, Air Alliance provides integrated aviation services – it is an official sales representative and service centre for renowned aircraft OEMs Pilatus, Diamond and Gulfstream, while also offering maintenance, repair and overhaul services for a wide range of private and business jets. Moreover, Air Alliance is a provider of air ambulance flights and was recently awarded “Air Ambulance Provider of the Year 2017” by the International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ). The Company has more than 130 employees across its locations at the Siegerland, Cologne, Vienna and Birmingham airports.
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