Business & GA

Rockwell Collins Buys Air Routing International

By Tish Drake | November 24, 2009

Rockwell Collins announced plans Tuesday to acquire AR Group, Inc., and its affiliated companies including Air Routing International, a provider of trip support services for business aircraft flight operations. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Air Routing, based in Houston, has 240 employees and provides flight departments with trip planning services. "The acquisition of Air Routing will broaden our information management and aftermarket services offerings," said Rockwell Collins Chairman, President and CEO Clay Jones. Rockwell Collins said the acquisition of Air Routing will extend the company's service offerings to enable global flight operation support services that leverage emerging connectivity solutions. The transaction is expected to be completed in about 40 days and is subject to customary conditions to closing, including regulatory and other approvals.

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