Published Caerdav on June 10, 2019

Caerdav has launched its new operator support service, by establishing a dedicated line maintenance station for ASL Airlines France.

The new facility, located at Cardiff Airport, will provide routine maintenance for ASL Airlines France Boeing 737 NG aircraft, operating on wet-lease for other airlines.

Yves Groshenry, Technical Director, ASL Airlines France, says: “Our aircraft will be operating according to a very intensive schedule out of Cardiff Airport, where downtime simply isn’t an option. Caerdav’s dedicated line maintenance station provides us with world-class engineering at the most convenient location possible, meeting our ongoing objective of strengthening and maintaining a high quality of service for our customers.”

Caerdav’s team of skilled technicians will be based onsite until September, enabling ASL Airlines France to maximise aircraft utilisation over the busy summer holiday season. The team will operate on a 24-hour basis, ensuring all maintenance, repairs and mandatory checks are carried out quickly and effectively.

Joachim Jones, CEO, Caerdav, says: “With our highly qualified team, we can easily establish line maintenance stations wherever required, worldwide.”

In addition to line maintenance, Caerdav also now provides a global rapid-response AOG (aircraft on ground) service, supplying parts and engineering for aircraft unexpectedly grounded by technical faults.


Notes to editor:

Caerdav is a fully-approved and certified MRO and pilot training company based at the St Athan – Cardiff Airport Aerospace Enterprise Zone in South Wales, United Kingdom.

Operating from a former RAF maintenance base equipped with 6,000ft ILS runway and parking for up to 20 narrow-bodied airliners, Caerdav specialises in MRO work for Airbus 320s and Boeing 737s, and provides complete training for airline pilots and cabin crew.

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About ASL Airlines France

ASL Airlines France is one of the top French airlines, based in Paris-CDG.  Heir of the prestigious Aéropostale, ASL Airlines France offers a full range of aviation services: scheduled, chartered and on-demand flights for passenger and freight activity. For almost 20 years, ASL Airlines France has been providing a passenger airline service for the main French and European tour operators.

The airline operates a fleet comprising 19 Boeing 737 aircraft. The company has built its reputation on a flawless quality of service aimed at meeting its customers’ needs and to strengthen and maintain a high quality of service to its customers is the permanent objective of ASL Airlines France.

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ASL Airlines France is a member of the international group ASL Aviation Holdings – a global aviation group headquartered in Dublin Ireland and with operations on 6 continents. The group has 5 airlines in Europe operating cargo and passenger flights under the ASL brand and on an ACMI basis for blue-chip customer airlines. ASL also has cargo airlines in Thailand and a low-cost passenger airline in South Africa. Humanitarian flights are operated in Africa using a fleet of civilian Hercules aircraft. ASL has a fleet of 140 aircraft ranging from the ATR 42 turbo prop to the Boeing 747 and has 2,500 staff globally of 52 different nationalities.