AWAS promotes Lopes to head of technical and asset management

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Operating lessor AWAS has announced the appointment of Antonio Lopes as head of technical and asset management.

Lopes, who has been with AWAS since 1993, has over 28 years of experience, covering all aspects of aircraft maintenance and engineering within the airline and aircraft leasing industry. He began his career at Viação Aérea São Paulo (VASP) as a reliability supervisor responsible for continuous airworthiness system management.

He has led the project management and engineering team within the technical and asset management division for the lessor over the past 12 years.

"Antonio is a champion for technical excellence, customer-centricity and providing superior aircraft solutions to our over 90 global airline customers," said AWAS's chief operating officer AWAS Karl Griffin.