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Ascent Aviation Services (Tucson AZ) signs contract with Miami Air International

Tucson AZ - 2-17-2014 - Ascent Aviation Services (Tucson AZ) has signed a contract for heavy maintenance on two B737-800 aircraft for Miami Air International. “Ascent is pleased to continue its long standing relationship with Miami Air International.” -R. Rick Townsend, SVP, Sales & Business Development.

The ASCENT facilities located at Tucson International Airport consist of 23 acres of concrete ramp, over 34,000 sq ft of hangar space along with 77,000 sq ft of backshop and secured consignment space in an ideal desert climate. The FAA, EASA, NCAA and AFRA Certified repair station specializes in B737 Classic, B737NG, MD80/90, B717, CRJ 100/200 and Airbus A320 (Limited) aircraft. Ascent performs heavy and line maintenance, modifications, transition, aircraft refurbishment, storage and reclamation services along with consigned part sales. Ascent’s workforce has completed more than 550 heavy maintenance and modification visits on B737 and MD80 fleet types since 2002.

ASCENT’S objective is to become the premier narrow body MRO in North America by providing indisputable value complemented by the highest quality and professional service. ASCENT is owned by LongueVue Capital, a New Orleans-based private equity firm supporting growth and acquisition of leading companies in their market segments.