Global aerospace and defense contractor AAR is looking to expand its business in the Middle East after securing a deal with a subsidiary of United Arab Emirates giant Mubadala.

The maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company is exploring markets in Saudi Arabia and Qatar as well as the wider Middle East, said Chairman and CEO David Storch.

“We try to expand our current capability to work in countries where there are fleets that are growing and we are focusing mainly in the Middle East and you will see more AAR presence as time goes,” he told Defense News. […]