Following on from the success of MAAS’s operation of the 5th paint shop at Airbus’s Hamburg facility and after an exhaustive competitive tender selection, Airbus has selected MAAS Aviation to construct and operate its US paint shops at its Mobile based US Final Assembly Line which is due to start operations from mid-2015. Group Managing Director, Darragh Hall said ”We are clearly delighted by this vote of confidence by Airbus in MAAS Aviation. This is strategically significant for our business as it provides a platform for us to put down roots in the US market on which we will be making further announcements soon.”