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Steve Lewis
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Ascent is granted Airbus A320 Storage and Return to Service capabilities

TUCSON, AZ - 11-26-2013 - Ascent Aviation Services Corp. (Tucson, AZ) is pleased to announce the addition of Airbus A320 to its Repair Station authorization by its certificating agencies for Aircraft Storage, Return to Service, Interior and Exterior Refurbishment along with Power Plant replacements.

“Ascent looks forward to providing these additional services to our existing and future customers and adding A320 heavy maintenance capabilities in the very near future.” - 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 feet of hangar space along with 88,000 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 the 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.