Erlanger, Ky. – FEAM AERO is proud to announce its second hangar at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), cementing its presence at this global e-commerce hub while creating nearly 200 additional high-paying aircraft mechanic jobs.
The state -of-the-art three-bay, wide-body hangar will be constructed from the ground up and will encompass 150,000 square feet of hangar, back-shop and storeroom space, in addition to 5,000 square feet of administrative offices. This facility will have the ability to accommodate aircraft types up to 767 fully enclosed and will include three wide-body parking spots in the adjacent ramp space.
FEAM’s newest facility, a $40.2 million investment, to be completed by the end of 2023 will complement its existing hangar at CVG, spanning over 100,000-square-feet of state-of-the-art workspace, currently employing 300 technicians.
“It is an incredible accomplishment to continue to expand FEAM’s presence at CVG, an organization who is truly innovating in the e-commerce space,” said Fred Murphy, Chief Executive Officer, FEAM AERO. “This new operation will provide ample aircraft maintenance capacity and resources for CVG’s growing cargo operations. Our initial success with our first hangar, and immediate demand for expansion, confirms that we are in the right place, at the right time, with the right partners. I commend our dedicated and relentless team of professionals that embody the core values of our company every day; it is because of them that we can maintain our high standard of quality and service as we grow and enter new markets.”
“We congratulate FEAM on their success and business growth,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, CVG Airport. “They have been a terrific partner in which we share a vision to further develop needed infrastructure and services to support continued growth of cargo carriers at CVG. The airport’s current strategic plan outlines the transformational impact we can make for our region, and this project does just that through job creation and capacity building to grow and diversify cargo operations.”
FEAM is leading the industry through uncertain times with continued growth and unprecedented global expansion. As the company works to expand its European presence, it is also investing heavily in creating a resilient and robust workforce in major markets throughout the United States.
The addition of this new hangar to FEAM’s existing presence at CVG will create nearly 200 aircraft maintenance professional positions and more than fifty administrative & material specialist Jobs. FEAM will launch a nationwide recruitment campaign to fill these high-income earning roles, furthering economic development in the local and surrounding communities.
A groundbreaking ceremony for FEAM AERO’s new hangar is tentatively planned for summer 2022 with work to be completed by the end of 2023.
For more information, or to request an interview with representatives from FEAM AERO, please contact Sara Shake at 954.336.3275 or [email protected].
To request an interview with representatives from CVG Airport, please contact Mindy Kershner at 859.206.1057 or [email protected].
About FEAM AERO:
FEAM AERO is the largest leading provider of aircraft line maintenance services in the United States. FEAM has maintenance bases at 42 locations globally, including two hangar facilities, and employs a growing workforce of over 1,400 Aircraft Maintenance Technicians and Engineers. Over the years, FEAM has diversified its MRO portfolio to include Line Maintenance, Technical Training, Global AOG Support, Technical Support Services, and Base Maintenance. Our full line of services ensures our customers meet their mission goals and mitigate AOG ground time. FEAM holds EASA/FAA Maintenance Organization Approvals and approvals from several other domestic and international aviation regulatory authorities. Learn More
About CVG Airport:
CVG Airport has been serving passengers since 1947. The airport welcomed more than 9.1 million passengers in 2019, serving a record number of local passengers. As the airport recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, it still offers the most nonstop destinations and the lowest average airfares in the region. CVG is diversified in both passenger and cargo operations with an annual economic impact of $6.8 billion. It is the 7th largest cargo airport in North America – home to Amazon Air’s primary U.S. Hub and DHL Express Global Superhub. Learn more at CVGairport.com.