KING AEROSPACE Names Jarid King President of KING AEROSPACE Companies

January 6, 2017

Dallas, TX (December 30, 2016 )   KING AEROSPACE Companies, a privately owned company providing aviation services on a global basis to operators of V VIP aircraft, corporate aircraft, and government aircraft, promoted Jarid King to the position of President of KING AEROSPACE Companies. He will be in command of all KING AEROSPACE Companies, including KING AEROSPACE, Inc. (KAI) and KING AEROSPACE Commercial Corporation (KACC).

King has been involved in the operation of all KING AEROSPACE companies in a number of roles, including aircraft support at remote overseas locations. He grew up in the aviation business and has earned the respect of customers, employees and other industry professionals by working alongside KING AEROSPACE team members on maintenance, interior refurbishment, and paint projects and on a wide number of Boeing and corporate aircraft. He also deployed overseas to work at KING AEROSPACE international sites, working in all departments of aircraft support services.

“Jarid brings great leadership qualities along with his credibility, integrity, and experience from working in every major area of the company,” said Jerry King-Echevarria, Chairman and Founder of KING AEROSPACE Companies. “Jarid exemplifies the values and principles upon which this company was built. His problem-solving skills, ability to lead, and experience in both developing strategic plans and managing aircraft refurbishment projects will provide a solid foundation upon which to continue to grow our business and expand our capabilities to better serve our customers.”


KING AEROSPACE Companies consists of two privately held companies, KING AEROSPACE, Inc. (KAI) and KING AEROSPACE Commercial Corporation (KACC). KACC provides aircraft services with offices and facilities in Dallas, TX, and a 200,000-square-foot, FAA- and EASA-certified repair station in Ardmore, Oklahoma. KACC specializes in aircraft paint, aircraft completions, aircraft maintenance, interior design/refurbishment, avionics design and installation, and engineering services. KING AEROSPACE, Inc. provides aircraft support and management of military and government program management. The company has been recognized twice by the United States Small Business Administration as the Region’s Outstanding Defense Contractor. In 2013, KAI also was honored to be selected as the outstanding contractor by the United States Army Fixed Wing Program Office. KING AEROSPACE Companies believes in a servant leadership philosophy and our cornerstone principles and strives to deliver unmatched personal service, exceptional quality, and on-time, on-budget delivery for our customers.

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