Company

The Stage Is Set

With over 30 years of experience MAAS Aviation provides the highest quality aircraft painting services

MAAS Aviation has built extensive experience and expertise in painting multiple aircraft types and has the flexibility and capacity to provide high quality aircraft painting to cater to all customer requirements from a single aircraft to multiple aircraft programmes including the re-livery of entire fleets within the shortest cycle times possible. MAAS Aviation provides services to Airbus and to the most discerning aircraft operators from its dedicated state-of-the-art paint shops located in Netherlands, Germany and in Alabama, USA. We strive to exceed our customer's expectations through a professional and approachable attitude which places the customers’ interests first.

The Stage Is Set

With over 30 years of experience MAAS Aviation provides the highest quality aircraft painting services

MAAS Aviation has built extensive experience and expertise in painting multiple aircraft types and has the flexibility and capacity to provide high quality aircraft painting to cater to all customer requirements from a single aircraft to multiple aircraft programmes including the re-livery of entire fleets within the shortest cycle times possible. MAAS Aviation provides services to Airbus and to the most discerning aircraft operators from its dedicated state-of-the-art paint shops located in Netherlands, Germany and in Alabama, USA. We strive to exceed our customer's expectations through a professional and approachable attitude which places the customers’ interests first.

MAAS Aviation Management Team

Darragh Hall

Executive Chairman

Darragh Hall co-founded Expressair Aviation Ltd, the parent co. of MAAS Aviation, in 1983. He has over 30 years experience in the aircraft coating industry and has overseen the development of MAAS Aviation into one of Europe’s most quality focussed providers of specialist painting services to airlines throughout the continent, both at MRO level and through the company successfully securing long term Airbus contracts for OEM work in Hamburg,Germany. Latterly, he has also steered the company growth into North America, again as part of the Airbus project in the US. Darragh has recently transitioned to the role of Executive Chairman within MAAS Aviation. Darragh is married to Esther and has three children and 6 grandchildren. His interests are Motor Boating and all sports, most notably the Irish International football team. He lives in Dublin.

Tim Macdougald

Chief Executive Officer

Tim Macdougald is an accountant with over 30 years business experience, both as an employee and an Entrepreneur. He joined MAAS Aviation in 2009 and has contributed significantly to the sizeable growth achieved since then. His role in setting the Commercial direction of the co. and securing the necessary funding to support the growth plans has been instrumental in building the platform for development over the last several years. His prior experience of developing business in International markets has been of real value to MAAS at this stage of its expansion. Tim has recently taken on the role of Chief Executive Officer, having been appointed to this position in June 2017. Tim is married to Emer and has three children. He is a ‘petrol head’ and enjoys weekend spins on one of his several motorcycles. He lives in Dublin.

Fran Carew

Sales and Customer Services Director

Fran Carew is Sales and Customer Services Director for MAAS since 2012. He has a near 30 year history with the company during which time he has been based, principally, in Holland overseeing the growth of the MRO business there. He has built long term customer relationships with aircraft operator customers and is proud of the reputation the co. has developed over its long tenure at Maastricht Airport and from which it takes its name. Fran is married to Patricia, has one step-daughter and lives in Maastricht. He enjoys painting of a different kind in his spare time, being a skilled artist.

Mark Gidman

Operations Director

Mark Gidman was appointed Operations Director in 2012. He has over 30 years aviation industry experience, having joined the RAF in the mid 80’s. Mark started his career with MAAS as a painter with the co. in Ireland and Europe. He is currently overseeing an operational logistics programme that has grown significantly in recent years and is successfully managing teams in multiple locations while ensuring that the MAAS commitment to a quality finish is maintained. Mark is married to Hester and lives in Hamburg. He continues to fly the flag for Stoke City FC, his hometown team.

Timeline

Jobs

Quality Manager Required:

MAAS Aviation is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Quality Manager located at our Maastricht facility in The Netherlands.
To apply, please complete the
MAAS Aviation Employment Application here and return to:
info@maasaviation.com inclusive of your CV.

We are pleased to announce the start of phase II of our recruitment drive. If you have at least two years’ experience in the automotive, commercial, marine, or industrial painting industries we would like to talk to you regarding a career with MAAS Aviation.
To apply, please complete the
MAAS Aviation Employment Application here and return to: 
usjobs@maasaviation.com
Other career opportunities available within MAAS Aviation to be posted soon.