Jet MS Acquires UK Interiors Specialist

RAS Group is comprised of an aircraft interiors division and a completions business.
Credit: RAS Group

Jet Maintenance Solutions (Jet MS), a provider of base and line maintenance services for business and regional aircraft, has announced the acquisition of UK-based RAS Group.

The agreement will see Jet MS, which is owned by the Avia Solutions Group whose businesses include FL Technics, acquire both the RAS Completions and RAS Interiors business units.

RAS Group, founded in 1996 at London Biggin Hill Airport, specializes in aircraft interior, exterior, and completions. Its core services include interior repairs, manufacturing, and exterior paint refinishing for both VIP and commercial aircraft.

Jet MS CEO Vytis Zalimas says the acquisition of RAS Group will give Jet MS a valuable and complementary range of services to offer its international clients.

After the acquisition, the company will also look to expand the services of RAS to include base maintenance, line maintenance, and spare parts trading services from its Biggin Hill base. These expansions could eventually lead to employment opportunities in future, Avia says.

James Pozzi

As Aviation Week's MRO Editor EMEA, James Pozzi covers the latest industry news from the European region and beyond. He also writes in-depth features on the commercial aftermarket for Inside MRO.