SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance

ATB Bratislava Acquired by SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance Maastricht

ATB Bratislava, a premier aircraft technical base known for its top-tier maintenance and repair services, has been acquired by SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance, a leading MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul) provider based in Maastricht, The Netherlands. This acquisition signifies a major step in enhancing the service capabilities and operational reach of both companies in the European aviation market.


With this acquisition, SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance aims to leverage ATB Bratislava’s advanced facilities and highly skilled workforce to expand its service offerings and improve efficiency. The move is expected to create significant synergies, allowing both companies to serve a wider range of aircraft and operators across Europe.


“We are excited to join forces with SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance,” said Wolfgang Henle, CEO of ATB Bratislava. “This partnership will enable us to enhance our service quality and operational efficiency, benefitting our existing clients and attracting new ones. We look forward to a successful integration and a prosperous future together.”


The acquisition will see ATB Bratislava’s current management team and employees integrated into SAMCO’s operations, ensuring continuity of service and a smooth transition for all clients. While the Bratislava facility will initially retain its existing branding, it will gradually transition to the SAMCO brand as integration progresses.


“Welcoming ATB Bratislava into the SAMCO family marks a significant milestone in our growth strategy,” said Constant van Schaik, CEO of SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance. “This acquisition enhances our presence in Central Europe and strengthens our capability to deliver superior MRO services. The combined expertise and resources of both companies will allow us to meet the evolving needs of the aviation industry more effectively.”


The acquisition underlines SAMCO’s commitment to expanding its footprint and enhancing service delivery in the competitive European MRO market. By joining forces with ATB Bratislava, SAMCO is well-positioned to meet the growing demand for high-quality aircraft maintenance services, driven by increasing aircraft complexity and technological advancements.