SOURCE: Skies Magazine
Jan 21, 2020
Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) announced the company has signed a contract to provide Vx Capital Partners (Vx) with three additional B737-400SF freighter conversions. The first aircraft will commence modification in March 2020, the second aircraft will commence modification in May 2020, and the third aircraft will commence modification in August 2020. All modification touch labor and maintenance requirements will be performed at Kelowna, B.C.-based KF Aerospace, which is an authorized AEI Conversion Center. These conversions represent the 23rd, 24th and 25th AEI B737-400SF freighters for Vx.
SOURCE: The Hamilton Spectator
Nov 22, 2019
"When the six, 2,500-square-foot doors slid open Tuesday afternoon, an Air Transat plane was the first customer inside KF Aerospace's new 75,000-square-foot hangar at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport.
The $25-million hangar is part of a $40-million investment by the company that will eventually include a 70,000-square-foot training facility for 300 students from Mohawk College's aviation programs. The students are currently spread out in four facilities.
The company added 60 new jobs for the expansion. KF Aerospace now has 200 employees at the airport with 200 more expected by 2022."
SOURCE: Global News Okanagan
April 11, 2019
"Its already a major presence at the Kelowna Airport, now one of the city’s largest employers is expanding."
"KF Aerospace is in the process of building a new hangar at the Kelowna International Airport, which will allow the company to work on more aircraft at once and add to its workforce."
Kelowna Flightcraft has had a Hamilton base for their aircraft maintenance, training, and cargo operation since the mid-90s. Now, they're expanding into a massive new hangar that will include purpose-built facilities for Mohawk College aviation students.
KelownaNow | Sept 2018
On Thursday evening, KF Aerospace hosted an open-house style career fair in hopes of recruiting 100 new positions for the company’s expanding operations. The event was also a way to take a bit of a behind the scenes tour of the facility
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