Our Philosophy

Our philosophy at MRO Holdings is simple: to recruit, train and invest in the best people in the industry to align our services and solutions with the long-term needs of our clients.

Purpose

OUR PURPOSE IS TO PROMOTE AN ENVIRONMENT OF RESPECT, TRUST, AND COLLABORATION.

We promote an environment of Respect, Trust and Collaboration as a foundation for our people to succeed. We want to provide our aviation professionals a stable and challenging work environment centered around a culture of Safety, Quality, and Performance.

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MISSION

OUR MISSION IS TO CREATE LONG TERM VALUE.

We strive to move customers away from the traditional MRO transactional relationship to a longer-term partnership approach in which we provide a trusted, cost effective, comprehensive technical solution built upon by a unique combination of hands on experience, industry knowledge and technology.

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History

1983

Aeroman Established

Aeroman is established as the Maintenance and Engineering division of TACA Airlines at El Salvador International Airport, created to provide in-house maintenance to the entire fleet

1996

Aeroman
Hangar 1

As a result of growing demand, Aeroman built Hangar 1 with four maintenance bays

1999

Flightstar Established

Flightstar established as an aircraft battery and NDT inspection shop at Miami International Airport

2000

Flightstar Cargo Conversion

Flightstar relocated to Hangar 1 at Jacksonville International Airport and performed first cargo door conversion on a B727-200

2005

Flightstar Relocated

Flightstar relocated operations to Cecil Field in Jacksonville, Florida

2006

TechOps MX Established

TechOps MX was first formed in Guadalajara as a result of a Delta-Aeromexico maintenance services alliance

2008

Aeroman
Hangar 2 & 3

Aeroman expanded capacity by adding Hangar 2 and Hangar 3, with one maintenance bay in each hangar

2010

Flightstar Expansion

Flightstar expanded capacity by adding Hangar 905 with one paint and two maintenance bays

2012

Aeroman
Hangar 4

Aeroman expanded capacity by adding Hangar 4 with three maintenance bays

2014

TechOps MX Relocated

TechOps MX relocated to Querétaro, Mexico and joined the expanding aerospace cluster at Querétaro Intercontinental Airport. Flightstar expanded capacity at Cecil Field by adding Hangar 935 with four maintenance bays

2014

Flightstar Expansion

Flightstar expanded capacity by adding Hangar 935 with four maintenance bays

2015

Aeroman Expansion

Aeroman expanded capacity at El Salvador International Airport by adding Hangar 5 with ten maintenance bays and extending Hangar 2 and 3, adding two additional maintenance bays. Aeroman performed first A330 heavy maintenance check and opened Airbus Competence Training Center (ACT)

2016

MRO Holdings Established

Aeroman and Flightstar joined forces under MRO Holdings. Aeroman implemented the use of mobile tablets across all maintenace bays

2017

TechOps MX Joined
MRO Holdings

TechOps MX joined forces with Aeroman and Flightstar under MRO Holdings. Aeroman performed first heavy maintenance checks on B757 and E190 fleets

2018

Aeroman
Hangar 6

Aeroman expanded capacity by adding Hangar 6 with twelve maintenance bays and extending Hangar 2 and 3, adding two additional maintenance bays. TechOps MX expanded capacity at Querétaro Intercontinental Airport by extending the interiors workshop. Aeroman performed first A320 NEO check and TechOps MX performs first B757 check.

2019

MRO Solutions Established

MRO Solutions is established in San Salvador, El Salvador under MRO Holdings


    Leadership

    The MRO Holdings Leadership Team is responsible for promoting an environment of Respect, Trust, and Collaboration as a foundation for our people to succeed.

    Greg Colgan

    Chief Executive Officer
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Colgan leads the company’s efforts to build and deliver a world class collection of capabilities and services to the aviation market. With 20+ years of aviation experience across the airline, MRO and technology verticals, his efforts are focused on aligning the company’s strategy with the aviation market needs to better deliver long-term value creation for MRO Holdings customers.

    Rob Cords

    Chief Operating Officer
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Cords leads the Operations team to evaluate current practices and harmonize, and integrate key processes across OpCos within MRO Holdings. He has more than 17 years of aviation experience and most recently served as the President of Airlines & Fleets for StandardAero.

    Basil Papayoti

    Chief Commercial Officer
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Papayoti leads all commercial efforts across Sales, Customer Experience, Marketing and Branding.  Basil works closely with each of our leadership teams and our customers to align the vision of MRO Holdings with their short and long term needs. He has more than 30 years of aviation experience with Aircraft and Engine OEMs, Airline affiliated and Independent MROs, and most recently served as the President and Director of Engine Services at GA Telesis.

    Alfredo Sol

    Chief Financial Officer
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Sol is responsible for oversight and operations of the company’s financial activities. He previously served as VP, Financial Planning & Control at Avianca, and was the former Corporate Controller & Financial Planning/ Reporting Director, TACA Airlines. Mr. Sol brings over 16 years of experience in aviation.

    Gregg Brown

    Vice President Technical Solutions & Compliance
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Brown provides oversight on all aspects of safety, quality, and compliance to the MRO Holdings portfolio, as well as leading the expansion of Technical Solutions, providing centralized and center-led support services for its OpCos. Gregg is a veteran of the United States Air Force, bringing over 30 years of aviation experience, including nearly 24 years at Southwest Airlines, and holds FAA licenses as an Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic and Private Pilot.

    Sandino Hernandez

    Vice President Human Capital
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Hernandez helps accelerate MRO Holdings transformation through setting the platform to attract, and develop the best talent and building a culture of engagement, agility and innovation. He brings over 18 years of industry experience with a hands-on Business Partnership approach to Human Capital.

    Alejandro Echeverría

    Chief Executive Officer
    Aeroman

    Mr. Echeverria leads one of the biggest MROs in the America’s to provide the highest results in Safety, Quality and Performance. More than 30 years of wide experience, in ENAER, LATAM Airlines and Airman MRO, have allowed him to be deeply involved in all Strategic, Maintenance and Engineering activities in the aviation industry. His leadership and knowledge enables the organization to provide world class services, creating added value and high satisfaction levels to our customers.

    Jess Losada

    Chief Executive Officer
    TechOps MX

    Actively leading high velocity culture change & overall strategy for aircraft heavy maintenance repair and overhaul facility in Queretaro, Mexico. Championed LEAN/TOC initiatives throughout the organization that resulted in 90% reduction in Lost Time Injuries, 50% improvement in On Time Deliveries, double digit Revenue & EBITDA growth & Industry leading customer focused performance.

    Successfully directed the operational & financial integration of a ten year commercial alliance between multiple major airlines, joint ventures & multinational shareholders.

    Our Community

    At MRO Holdings, Our Community is global. We are committed to making a positive and lasting impact in the regions we live and work in through local organizations that focus on the empowerment and success of veterans and children.
    CHARLES TAYLOR DAY
    At MRO Holdings, we celebrate the efforts of the talented professionals who ensure the safety and security of our airborne aviation infrastructure every day, but especially on National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day which is observed on May 24th. It is named after Charles Edward Taylor, the man who built the engine used to power the airplane of the Wright Brothers in 1903. As part of the celebration, we spend the day building children's bikes with one of our business partners.
    CHARLES TAYLOR DAY
    SOS Children's Villages
    MRO Holdings helps SOS Children's Villages to assure every child has the right to quality care and a safe environment in order to reach their full potential. We help by providing school supplies, and by working with our local communities to provide a loving and supporting environment for children who have been or are at risk of being separated from their families.
    SOS Children's Villages
    FOLDS OF HONOR
    For the past several years, MRO Holdings has supported Folds of Honor, an organization that since 2007 has carried on the noble mission of providing scholarships to the spouses and the children of America's fallen and disabled service-members. We join them in honoring their sacrifice and educating their legacy. 
    FOLDS OF HONOR
    WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT
    MRO Holdings is proud to support Wounded Warrior Project whose focus and mission is to support veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound while serving in the military on or after September 11, 2001
    WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT
    OTHER ORGANIZATIONS WE PROUDLY SUPPORT
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