Comlux America has broken ground on an expansion of its completion hangar in Indianapolis. Mayor Greg Ballard took part in the event marking the project that will allow the facility to house narrow-body and wide-body aircraft simultaneously.
April 7, 2015
Indianapolis, Ind. — Comlux America, the Completion and Services center of the Comlux Group based in Indianapolis IN, is officially breaking ground on the expansion of the current VIP completion hangar to have the capability to house both narrow body and wide body aircraft simultaneously. This is in direct correlation to the announcement at MEBA of the signing of the 1st wide body completion, an A330, for Comlux America. The official ground breaking ceremony took place on the 6th of April 2015 and included key city and state officials as well as the Senior Management within Comlux America and Comlux the Aviation Group. The expansion of the hangar is scheduled to be completed by the start of Q4 2015.
The expansion of the hangar is in direct correlation to the announcement at MEBA of the signing of Comlux America’s first wide body completion, an A330 aircraft based in the Far East. This aircraft will be the 9th interior completion for Comlux America overall. The new hangar expansion, will include an extension to the existing facility, which was first inaugurated in 2012. The expansion will take approximately 6 months to complete and will increase the total size of the hangar from 128,000 sq. ft. to 157,000 sq. ft. The new facility will be able to house 1 wide body and up to 4 narrow body aircraft simultaneously.
“We are now capable of doing any type of narrow or wide body completions, making us an even stronger player in the industry and on an equal playing field with our biggest competitors,” states Richard Gaona, Chairman and CEO of Comlux the Aviation Group. “As we have continued to tell the world our intentions to expand and grow, this reiterates how serious we are about our future and maintains the Comlux reputation as one of the best completion and service centers in the world.”
Comlux America located in Indianapolis, Indiana is part of Comlux, The Aviation Group, a leading provider of worldwide VIP aviation services that includes aircraft management, VIP charter, aircraft sales and acquisitions, aircraft cabin designs and completions, aircraft engineering services, aircraft maintenance, and avionics design and integration.
Source: Comlux America