2017

IAC wings 5-year contract with IAG

Begins operations in Singapore

Southwest California One

IAC renews 5-year contract with Southwest

IAC unveils new Hawaiian Airlines livery – B717 (VCV)

Unveils new Arkia Airlines livery (FCO)

LE, AP, Eirtech officially change name and merge under 1 brand – IAC – International Aerospace Coatings

Signing of IAG contract securing 500 aircraft over 5 years

Successfully passed all qualification stages with Airbus

Began Singapore operations at Changi Airport

Accreditation to the ISO 14001 International Standard

2016

Unveils new Qantas livery- A330 (VCV)

Alaska/Virgin “More to Love” commemorative aircraft unveiled (VCV)

Tiger Livery for Rossiya Livery – B747 (FCO)

787 BBJ painted for Deer Jet (VCV)

Hillary 4 America completed (AMA)

Retro Continental Airlines Livery – B737 (AMA)

100th Viking completed (GEG)

Completed Red Devils aircraft for Brussels Airlines

Completed Magaritte Aircraft for Brussels Airlines

Secured Rossiya contract for 36 aircraft

Unveiling of Rossiya 747 Tiger

Secured Air Berlin wet lease programme to Eurowings

Launch of Aircraft Surface Finishing Diploma Centre in Shannon

2015

AP Unveils WestJet “Frozen” plane (FTW)Q1 – Niall Cunningham appointed as CEO and features in CEO Magazine July 2015 edition alongside Richard Branson.

Unveiling of Aer Lingus “GreenSpirit”Q1- 2015 unveiling of Brussels Airlines “Tintin” livery

Painted GAF A310’s

Unveiling of Qatar OneWorld B777

Painting of Etihad EXPO

Unveiled x2 Qatar 747-8 VVIP’s

Eirtech Aviation Limited win Aviation Industry MRO Achievement Award

Eirtech Aviation Limited awarded the FBD Clare Business Excellence Award in Industry Manufacturing and Services

2014

AP opens second hangar to support Boeing B737 program (GEG)

LE completed E747 Presidential Program (FTW)

Vance Street Capital purchases majority ownership in Eirtech Aviation.

Painted Air Force One in VCV

Unveiling of Qatar Barcelona livery

2013

LE featured in Season 7, Episode 6 of Discovery Channel’s “How Do They Do It?”

AP unveils “Disney’s Cars” 737 (GEG)

Vance Street Capital purchases majority ownership in Associated Painters.

Unveiling of new Germanwings branding in Shannon

Signed Qatar 74 aircraft contract

Opened new Rome facility

7 year Qatar contract won in Europe

2012

LE appears on cover of MRO Management December 2012 edition

Mitt Romney campaign plane “Believe in America” completed (AMA)

LE paints (2) B777s and (1) B737 in the AA prototype new livery after the AA/US Airways merger (VCV)

AP paints Alaska Air’s “Salmon-Thirty-Salmon” (GEG)

LE paints first South Carolina built Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Air India livery (FTW)

LE paints last Continental plane into United livery as part of the merger program

LE wins “MRO Service Provider of the Year” for its work on the Delta/Northwest and United/Continental livery transitions

LE first painting company in North America to receive AS9100 certification.

opened Ostrava purpose built twin bay facility

2011

LE featured in Bank of the West commercial

LE acquires FTW location

Vance Street Capital purchases majority ownership in Leading Edge Aviation Services.

LE inks deal with Boeing to paint South Carolina 787s at its FTW and VCV locations.

securing first Qatar contract

painted Queens royal aircraft

2010

LE begins work on 700+ aircraft for United/Continental merger

LE finishes last of Delta/Northwest merger aircraft – 350+ aircraft in just 14 months (Dec 2008 to Feb 2010)

Opened first WB facility in Dublin, Ireland

2009

Shannon, Ireland facility (European HQ) commences operations as Eirtech Aviation Limited

LE paints special Sports Illustrated aircraft with Bar Rafaeli for Southwest

AP unveils Alaska Airlines “Spirit of Alaska” 737 (PAE)

2008

LE paints 600th aircraft for Continental

LE inks deal to convert Northwest’s entire fleet to Delta colors.

2007

LE opens Victorville, CA location

2000

LE paints 200th aircraft for Continental

1998

LE paints NASA’s enormous “Super Guppy” with 156’ wingspan

1996

LE paints replica of “Air Force One” for the Harrison Ford Movie

1995

LE paints first United B747 for Superbowl ad, putting the company on the map as a renowned painting service provider.

1990

Eirtech Aviation founded and operations begin

1981

Associated Painters founded and operations begin

1980

Leading Edge Aviation Services founded and operations begin