ATLANTA – January 28, 2020 – Professional Aviation Associates, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, has signed National Airways Corporation (NAC), the largest general aviation company in Africa as a distributor for the company.
NAC will continue distributing all types of parts and consumable supplies, but now with a specific focus on the Beechcraft 1900, King Air and Embraer 120 parts for Professional Aviation Associates. Inventory from Professional Aviation Associates is already on-hand at NAC. The new inventory combined with NAC’s existing stock will optimize AOG and non-routine parts support in the region and reduce shipping expenses for customers.
“We are delighted to add NAC as a new distributor,” said Daniel Lafrance, vice president and general manager for Professional Aviation Associates. “NAC is a well-established company that has been serving a broad range of general aviation customers since 1946. They have an excellent reputation for customer service, and we are excited to work with them to better support the needs of our Beechcraft 1900, Embraer 120 and King Air customers in Africa.”
“We are honored that the leadership team at Professional Aviation Associates recognizes our strengths and has appointed us to represent them in Africa,” said JP Fourie, Executive Director : Aircraft Division for NAC. “We are convinced of their superior abilities and service and we look forward to working closely with Professional Aviation Associates to achieve their success in our region.”
NAC will distribute Professional Aviation’s inventory items from its facility at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa.
About Professional Aviation Associates
Located in Atlanta, Professional Aviation Associates is among the largest independent suppliers of rotable airframe and avionics parts for Beechcraft King Air series, Beech 1900, C-12 and Embraer 120 aircraft.
It is also a global distributor and certified FAA/TSO Parker Hannifin Stratoflex manufacturing hose shop. For more information, visit www.proavation.com.
About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing; component repair and overhaul and parts distribution. Current locations include Professional Aircraft Accessories, located in Titusville and Miami, Fla.; Professional Aviation Associates, located in Atlanta, Ga.; Summit Aviation, with locations in Middletown, Del., Somerset, Ky., Kernersville, N.C. and Western Aircraft, located in Boise, Idaho. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.
NAC is the largest general aviation company in Africa, offering a full range of aircraft and helicopter services, including sales, charter, maintenance, parts, international operations, air ambulance, aircraft leasing, pilot, technical
and ATC training. NAC is the first South African aviation company that was an ISO 9001:2015 accredited company as well as the world’s first Flight Safety Foundation BARS Gold Standard operator. www.nac.co.za | +27 11 267 5000
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