IAC Commences Operations – Teruel, Spain

Friday December 1st, IAC commenced operations at their newest facility in Teruel, Spain, welcoming their first customer. This project took over 18 months for IAC to reach this milestone, from initially going through a competitive tender to securing [...]

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Winners at Aviation Industry Awards

IAC are thrilled to announce that we were successful at the Aviation Industry Awards coming away with two prestigious awards on the night. Our team won the ‘Apprenticeship Programme Award’ presented to John Mulqueen (VP Operations Europe) and the [...]

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Alaska Airlines debuts new ‘Mickey’s Toontown’

(featuring Mickey Mouse and some of his pals)
IAC recently showcased its latest special livery aircraft for Alaska Airlines that will be soaring the skies with a touch of magic from everyone’s favorite pal, Mickey Mouse.

Alaska Airlines Boeing [...]

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IAC Announced as Finalists – Aviation Industry Awards

IAC are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in a number of categories for the Aviation Industry Awards. We have been named as finalists in the following categories:

MRO Achievement Award
Aviation Professional Training Award [...]

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IAC Latest Promotion

IAC is pleased to announce that Mr. John Mulqueen will be stepping into the role of VP Operations, Europe with oversight of our Shannon, Dublin, Ostrava and Teruel facilities.

John has been a valuable member of the IAC team for more than 10 [...]

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IAC are proud sponsors of Silc 2023


International Aerospace Coatings along with our sister company Eirtech Aviation Services are delighted to sponsor Silc 2023. This year's event takes place in The Limerick Strand Hotel November 1st and 2nd.

Our team are delighted to be [...]

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MRO Europe 2023


MRO Europe 2023
International Aerospace Coatings are delighted to be exhibiting at MRO Europe 2023 from October 18th – 19th at the RAI Conference centre in Amsterdam.
This year will be an extra special event as we celebrate the [...]

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IAC paints special KROSNO livery on LOT Airlines

IAC paints special livery on LOT Polish Airlines to celebrate KROSNO Glass 100-year anniversary.
KROSNO glass is celebrating 100 years of craftmanship and to celebrate this milestone, along with the brand's proud Polish heritage, KROSNO teamed up [...]

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IAC Announces Management Promotions

International Aerospace Coatings (IAC), the world’s leading commercial, military, OEM, and VIP aircraft painting company, this summer announce the internal promotion of Patrick Donnellan as Chief Commercial Officer and Chris Richardson as General [...]

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IAC’s Global Growing Presence

IAC is on a growth spurt following our acquition by private equity firm Tiger Infastructure Partners.  We recently opened a new widebody facility in Teruel, Spain growing our global presence.  We remain the world’s largest aircraft painting [...]

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IAC Paints Alaska Airlines Xa’at Kwa’ani Livery

IAC Amarillo, Texas team proudly completes Alaska Airlines most recent custom paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800.  Xa’at Kwa’ani which means “Salmon People”.  Salmon have a special meaning and significance in the state of Alaska, the Pacific [...]

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IAC Paints Southwest Airlines Imua One Livery

IAC proudly completes Southwest Airlines most recent custom paint scheme on a Boeing 737MAX.  Imua One is a revitalizing cry in the Hawaiian language that means encouraging forward.  This is especially special to our company as we have been [...]

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IAC Group acquired by Tiger Infrastructure Partners

Leading Aviation Services Provider, International Aerospace Coatings (IAC Group) acquired by Tiger Infrastructure Partners

6 December 2022: Tiger Infrastructure Partners (Tiger), a private equity infrastructure investor, today announced the [...]

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EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Approval

Shannon | 8th June 2021: International Aerospace Coatings (IAC ltd.) is pleased to announce we have received our approval from the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) to offer base and line maintenance services.

Speaking after receiving the Part 145 [...]

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United We Stand

On April 24th, 2019, United Airlines announced to the world that they would be changing their existing livery to a new, modernized livery.   Oscar Munoz, United CEO, said that day “…as we improve and elevate our customers experience, we are [...]

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IAC Joins Forces with United Airlines

IAC recently completed another special livery for United Airlines. The United Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft with a Star Wars-themed livery was painted and kept a secret at the Amarillo, Texas facility until its unveiling on November 6, 2019.


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We’ve Done it Again

Amarillo, Texas - one of the 10 IAC facilities - has done it again! In partnership with United Airlines IAC has completed the two “Her Art Here” liveries which were designed by California Tsungwei Moo and New York/New Jersey native Corinne [...]

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IAC Victorville Wins with Horizon Air

In 2019 Horizon Air was awarded their 12th Consecutive JD Powers Award…and had this to say about IAC’s :

“Horizon Air sincerely appreciates International Aerospace Coatings dedication to customer service. The amazing work and attention to [...]

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Alaska Airlines’ Newest Painted Pixar-Themed Aircraft

(along with a few well-known faces)

IAC recently showcased its latest special livery aircraft for Alaska Airlines that offers a whimsical tribute to Disneyland’s “Pixar Pier” at the California Adventure theme park, along with a few [...]

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2019: The Year of the Special Livery

IAC shows that with the right people, systems and capacity, any livery is possible.

If you’re an #AvGeek like us, this article is for you!

In the course of IAC’s 30+ years, the company has earned a reputation as the world’s leading [...]

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Our People

Great feedback from one of our employees.


From Carlos Andres Perez Soto aircraft spray painter.

“one year ago I started on my big dreams to be an Aircraft Spray Painter, today I want to share this and say Thanks a million to [...]

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IAC Paints Horizon Air’s Retro Livery

Early this year IAC’s Victorville, CA facility was selected to paint Horizon Air’s retro livery celebrating the company’s regional launch back in 1981.   Now the Alaska Airlines-owned carrier is celebrating its history with this Q400 now [...]

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IAC Paints the First of United Airlines’ New Livery

United Airlines has been on a journey to transfer its brand and IAC is proud to be along for the ride!  Together with United, Akzo Nobel and Avion Graphics we were able to accomplish an impeccable first aircraft! 
To freshen up its look, United [...]

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Updates In Amarillo, Texas

IAC’s Amarillo, Texas facility received support this year to give one of IAC’s oldest paint facilities a facelift.  The Amarillo Rick Husband International Airport provided new paint for the outside of all five of IAC’s hangars.  IAC then set [...]

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New Livery for Sun Country

[iac_fun_fact content="There were 170 gallons of primer and paint used on the aircraft, over 325 rolls of various tape used, and the team worked on it around the clock for 9 days!" /] IAC was pleased to be a part of the transformation of the first [...]

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That’s a Wrap NBAA 2018

The 2018 Business Aviation Convention & exhibition took place in Orlando, Florida with more than 1100 exhibitors & 26,000 attendees.

IAC has now exhibited at NBAA for now 14 consecutive years, as NBAA veterans, IAC thinks that this was a [...]

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Hiring Continues to Rise!

When seasonal or other immediate needs arise, IAC ramps up hiring within a short period of time! Recently, our site administrators have been doing just that, hiring 65 painters during our August ramp-up, resulting in 43% of our total hires to date, [...]

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MRO Europe Amsterdam 2018

MRO Europe 2018 held at RAI Amsterdam attracted record crowds with over 9,000 registered attendees at Europe’s biggest aviation maintenance summit. IAC, represented by Steve Pickering, Patrick Donnellan and Ed Gleeson, along with the team from [...]

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