MISSION & VALUES

TO DELIVER MARKET LEADING CABIN INTERIORS TO AIRLINES AND AIRFRAME OEMS WITH A REPUTATION FOR HIGH QUALITY DIFFERENTIATION IN A ONE-STOP DESIGN AND ENGINEERING-LED MANUFACTURING SERVICE.

The challenge is not to simply imagine the future.. but to build it.

When you choose AIM Altitude, you choose a world leader. We specialise in aircraft cabin design and development with the skills, resources and engineering expertise to realise the most ambitious designs for the future. Proven experience for over 30 years gives confidence in technical expertise and craftsmanship.

AIM Altitude succeeds in meeting the demands of the most innovative airline design teams with in-house industrial design capabilities, creating unique interior products. Promoting pioneering techniques such as mood effect lighting, photographic décor, high tech and natural materials, lets the designer push the boundaries of aesthetics and practicality, offering airlines a highly differentiated product and passengers a more pleasurable inflight experience.

APPROVALS

AIM Aviation (Jecco) Limited

EASA Part21 SubpartJ Design Organisation Approval No. EASA.21J.127EASA Part21 SubpartG Production Organisation Approval No. UK.21G.2129EASA Part145 Maintenance Organisation Approval No. UK.145.00211CAA A8-21 Production Organisation No. 01004276UAE General Civil Aviation Authority No. DOA/105ISO 9001:2008 & AS/EN9100:2009 Rev C – Quality Management System ApprovalNo. FM45532Airbus Approval for Design Organisation Authority and Signatory No. 30230Airbus Foundation Code – 135582

NATO Cage Code – K8862

Boeing BEST No. – BE10047449

Altitude Aerospace Interiors Limited

EASA Design Organisation (EASA.21J.369)Boeing BFE/SFE Supplier (737, 747-8i, 767, 777, 787-9)CAANZ CAR Part 146 Design Organisation (DO73435 operated under Part 146 Certificate since 1998)AS9100 Approval for Design and Manufacture of Aerospace ComponentsBoeing authorised BBJ/787 Completion CentreFAR25 / JAR25 / CS25 Supporting numerous FAA and EASA Approvals / STC’s

FAA – CAANZ Bilateral agreement for STCs and Manufacturing

AIM Aviation (Henshalls) Limited

AIRBUS APPROVED GALLEY SUPPLIER
Airbus Foundation Code – 135577
BOEING APPROVED GALLEY SUPPLIER
Boeing BQMS – 395360
NATO Cage Code – K6162

EASA Part 145 – Maintenance Approval (MOA) Approval Number: UK145.00125
EASA Part 21 Sub Part G – Production Approval (POA) Approval Number: UK.21G.2018
EASA Part 21 Sub Part J – Design Approval (DOA) Approval Number: EASA.21J.126
ISO 9001: 2008 & AS/EN9100:2009 (Rev C) version – Quality Management System Approval Number: 22771

AIM Composites Limited

BS EN ISO 9001:2008 Certificate Ref. FM23272
AS9100 Revision C Certificate Ref. FM23272
AS9100 Revision A Certificate Ref. FM23272
EASA Part 21G Certificate Ref UK.21G.2325
EASA Part 145 Certificate Ref UK.145.00428

FAR Part 145 Certificate Ref I35Y493X
UKAS Testing Laboratory 2795
IAQG OASIS OIN 6115941948
Nadcap Testing Laboratory 6495177049

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

OUR MISSION, CORE VALUES AND LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTES ARE THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF GOVERNANCE AT AIM ALTITUDE.

MISSION

Governance starts with our mission: to be the world’s leading quality supplier of Aircraft Interiors, to provide superior value and service to our customers and sustained profitability to our shareholders by investing in our facilities and people.

CORE VALUE

  • Integrity
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Leadership
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Shareholder focus

OUR LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTES REMIND ALL EMPLOYEES WHAT IT MEANS TO BE ”AIM ALTITUDE”:

  • We work together as a team
  • We have a passion for excellence
  • We drive to achieve results

CODE OF ETHICS AND BUSINESS CONDUCT

We provide products and services to the world’s major airlines and airframe manufacturers.  In so doing, we aim to uphold our reputation, built over many years, for acting responsibly and with integrity, respecting the laws and regulations, traditions and cultures of the countries within which we operate.  We work always to internationally accepted standards of responsible business conduct.  The board of AIM Altitude requires the highest possible standards of professional and ethical conduct of itself and from all employees.  This Code of Conduct sets out the basic ethical standards that are required across the Group.  Equivalent standards of conduct are expected from our agents and other persons acting on behalf of the Group.

Mark Edwards
Group Chief Executive

Each AIM Altitude business operates with policies and procedures which are consistent with the values and the standards set out in this Code.

The following standards of conduct apply to all employees and other persons acting on behalf of the Group. In particular, the Group’s senior management has a special responsibility to lead according to these standards.

1.2 Maintain effective procedures to prevent confidential information being misused and make it clear that the use of confidential information for personal and corporate gain will not be tolerated.
1.3 Advance the legitimate interests of the Group, having regard to our values and standards, as set out in this Code and the Group Governance Manual.
1.4 Comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in every country in which we operate.
1.5 Comply with Anti-Corruption and Bribery regulations.

2.1 Maintain the highest possible standards of integrity in business relationships with suppliers.
2.2 Encourage the use of those suppliers who operate with values and standards equivalent to ours.
2.3 Work together with suppliers to improve all aspects of performance.
2.4 Agree terms of payment when orders for goods and services are placed and pay in accordance with those terms.

3.1 Contribute to the social and economic wellbeing of those communities where we are an employer.
3.2 Encourage employees to participate in projects and initiatives to strengthen those communities.
3.3 Work to minimise adverse environmental impact of our business operations and to achieve Group environmental policy targets.
3.4 Ensure that we conduct our activities, so far as possible, in a manner sensitive to the cultural and social traditions of communities with which we come into contact.

4.1 Conduct business in accordance with our Code of Conduct and compete vigorously but honestly.
4.2 Avoid disclosing proprietary or confidential information in any contact with competitors.

INVESTOR RELATIONS

Board of Directors from 5th of May 2016

Director – Mr Xu Tongyu, Vice President of AVIC International
Director – Mr Lyu Zhonghua, Chief Finance Officer AVIC International
Director – Mr Huang Jun, Director of Supply Chain Management and Procurement AVIC International
Director – Mr Lou Yucheng, Chief Representative UK for AVIC International

Chief Executive Officer – Mark Edwards

Mark led the buyout of AIM Aviation from AIM Group plc in 2010. He was previously CEO of Baxi Group, a leading manufacturer of heating products in the European market, and has extensive experience of managing businesses in the industrial sector and private equity backed LBOs. His early career was with Williams Holdings plc and Whitbread which took him to living and working in the US, France and the UK. He is a chartered accountant having qualified with PwC, a graduate in Economics from Bristol University and is a fluent French speaker.

Chief Financial Officer – Mark Stoddart

Mark joined AIM Altitude in August 2017 from Ricardo plc where he held the positions of Group Financial Controller and European Finance Director.  Prior to this he held senior finance roles in GE Power Conversion, GKN Aerospace and Ultra Electronics.  Mark started his career at KPMG and is a Chartered Accountant.  He has a degree in Agriculture from Reading University.

Group Commercial Director – Richard Bower

Richard joined AIM Aviation in 2011 as the Managing Director of the Galleys and Stowages business, based in Byfleet. He was promoted to Group Commercial Director in 2013. Before joining AIM, Richard was Chief Executive Officer at SELL up until and throughout the acquisition by Zodiac. He is a PhD in Composite Materials from the University of Strathclyde and has a degree in Metallurgy from Newcastle University.

Advisors

Dave Barger – Dave helped found JetBlue Airways in 1998 as President and Chief Operating Officer, and is currently its Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Since its first flight in February 2000, JetBlue has redefined the customer experience, focusing on the right combination of enhanced product and personalised service. From 1992 to 1998, Mr. Barger held various management positions with Continental Airlines, including Vice President, Newark hub and was previously with New York Air in a number of roles including Director of Stations.
Steve Ridgway CBE – Steve is the Chairman of Scandlines Ferries in Denmark and Chairman of Start JG, a leading brand agency in London. He was Chief Executive of Virgin Atlantic from 1998 to 2013, having joined the airline in 1989 and previously held the post of Managing Director. Mr. Ridgway’s early career with Toleman Group and Cougar Marine culminated in the re-capture of the famous Blue Riband for the fastest crossing of the North Atlantic in Virgin Atlantic Challenger II in 1986. In 2007, Steve Ridgway was awarded a CBE for services to Aviation.

SHAREHOLDERS

AIM Altitude was purchased by AVIC International Holding Corporation (AVIC INTERNATIONAL), the leading Chinese multinational aviation company on 5th May 2016. As a result AIM Aviation Holdings Ltd, the previous UK holding company, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of AVICADE Systems (UK) Ltd.

AIM Altitude was previously backed by funds managed by TowerBrook Capital Partners, a leading international investment management firm and Lloyds Development Capital.

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