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Absolute adds Aviation Centre in Namibia
Absolute Aviation plans to leverage the newly acquired facility as a strategic parts warehouse, optimising operations and bolstering its parts sales business.

Absolute Aviation has acquired Aviation Centre, a prominent aircraft maintenance company located in Windhoek, Namibia. The move marks a significant expansion for the company, an authorised sales, service and parts representative for Cessna, Beechcraft and Pipistrel in southern and central Africa.

With a steadfast commitment to excellence, Absolute operates across multiple locations, offering a comprehensive range of aviation solutions including, but not limited to, aircraft sales, aircraft management and charter services, aircraft maintenance and aircraft parts services. The acquisition of Aviation Centre further strengthens Absolute Aviation's footprint in the region and bolsters its aircraft maintenance organisation (AMO) and aircraft parts services.

Under the umbrella of Absolute Aviation, Aviation Centre will soon undergo a rebranding to become Absolute Aviation Centre, maintaining its commitment to excellence and industry-leading service. The founder of Aviation Centre, Peter Hartmann, will continue to spearhead operations, ensuring a seamless transition and sustained growth within the Absolute Aviation family.

This acquisition signifies more than just an expansion of geographical footprint; it represents a strategic enhancement of Absolute Aviation's capabilities in delivering comprehensive solutions to its esteemed clientele. With the addition of Aviation Centre, Absolute Aviation gains access to a highly skilled team of professionals, whose expertise will undoubtedly elevate the company's service offerings and strengthen its competitive edge in the market.

Furthermore, Absolute Aviation plans to leverage the newly acquired facility as a strategic parts warehouse, optimising operations and bolstering its parts sales business. By ensuring swift and reliable access to a wide array of aircraft parts, the company aims to enhance efficiency and better cater to the diverse needs of its customers across the region.

Neil Howard, CEO of Absolute Aviation, expresses his gratitude to the dedicated team members whose hard work and commitment have played a pivotal role in the company's success. He emphasises the company's unwavering dedication to upholding the highest standards of professionalism, quality and customer satisfaction as it integrates Aviation Centre into its operations.

As Absolute Aviation embarks on this exciting new chapter, it extends a warm welcome to the talented professionals from Windhoek who are joining the Absolute Aviation family. The company remains steadfast in its commitment to collaboration, innovation and excellence, and looks forward to achieving even greater milestones together with its expanded team.

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