Signature Flight Support acquires Arrindell Aviation Services


SFS buys a majority stake in AAS in St Maarten and will be known as Arrindell Aviation by Signature

Signature Flight Support
announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Arrindell Aviation Services
N.V. (AAS).  AAS has been in operation at St. Maarten, Dutch Caribbean’s Princess Juliana International
Airport for 25 years
providing flight support services for both business and general aviation
customers and commercial airlines. The enterprise will be formally known as
Arrindell Aviation by Signature.

Signature Flight Support now
has two FBOs at airports in the Caribbean, the company having recently
purchased Tropical Aviation in San
Juan, Puerto Rica.

“Arrindell Aviation Services
is a well-known name in aviation and a premier flight support services provider
in the Caribbean. Frank Arrindell and his team
of more than 80 associates have built a premier aviation services business over
the past 25 years by focusing on the customer. We are very enthusiastic about
this acquisition and see it as a key location for us in the Caribbean
and we welcome Frank and the entire Arrindell staff to the Signature family,”
said S. Michael Scheeringa, president of Signature Flight Support.

Frank Arrindell, president
and owner of AAS commented, “We are pleased to join Signature’s growing global
network.  I am proud that our 25 years of hard work and dedication to
providing our customers with very personalized service has brought us to a
level where we can join forces with the industry leader, Signature Flight