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Airline Maintenance Services, Inc. expands business at the Nashville International Airport


Erick Larson
Phone 931-492-2160
Fax 888-848-6957

Corporate Address:
PO Box 86
Old Hickory, TN 37138

Press Release

Airline Maintenance Services, Inc. expands business at the Nashville International Airport

American Eagle Airlines, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AMR Corporation recently signed an expanded maintenance agreement with Airline Maintenance Services, Inc.

Nashville, Tennessee October 17, 2012: Airline Maintenance Services, Inc. (AMS) announced today that they have recently signed an expanded maintenance agreement with American Eagle Airlines, Inc.. American Eagle Airlines, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines. This expanded agreement will include AMS Technicians meeting each American Eagle flight as it arrives at the gate in Nashville as well as performing overnight checks and “run taxi” checks. AMS technicians are currently undergoing training on the Embraer and Canadair regional jets that American Eagle flies. To support the expanded role of AMS at Nashville the company recently moved into larger facilities in the Air Freight building. Additionally, AMS is seeking to hire six additional Technicians. The company expects to be fulfilling the terms of its new agreement before the end of the year.

Corey Gillard, AMS President, said “Providing on call service to airliners filled with anxious passengers and crew and working with gate agents and ground crew who are under pressure for on-time departures can be daunting and stressful. The AMS team of highly skilled and professional technicians do so daily with an enviable record for safety, quality, and speed. We are looking forward to serving American Eagle Airlines in this expanded role.”

About Airline Maintenance Services, Inc.

Airline Maintenance Services, Inc (AMS) provides airlines at Nashville International Airport “line maintenance” services. AMS services can include routine items such as Oxygen or Nitrogen servicing and engine and APU oil. AMS services can be as involved as tire and brake changes or assisting in the removal and replacement of entire engines. AMS also has a retail maintenance facility in Tupelo, Mississippi that specializes in corporate turbine and turboprop aircraft. AMS contracts with the City of Tupelo to run the Fixed Based Operation at the airport. This FBO provides hangars and fuel to various corporate, military and airline tenants. For more information about AMS email Erick Larson, Director of Business Development at or visit the company webpage at or the company social media pages at and

About American Eagle Airlines, Inc.

American Eagle Airlines is the regional partner of American Airlines and a member of the oneworldsm Alliance. American Eagle operates a fleet of more than 280 aircraft, with hubs in Chicago O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York LaGuardia, New York Kennedy and San Juan. For more information about American Eagle visit the company website at

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