- Dunboyne, County Meath Ireland
“Andy is the one you should have in MCC if you are stuck with a problem at an outstation, he is really great. Cheers Andy.” December 29, 2009
Ajay Alreja, Aircraft MAintenance engineer, Emiratesworked indirectly for Andy at Emirates
“Andy was a dedicated committed key team member who successfully contributed in supporting and maintaining the operational integrity of a dynamic global airline during his tenure. His technical expertise and personal contribution was geratly appreciated.”November 30, 2009
Iain Lachlan, Divisional Senior Vice President - Aircraft Maintenance, Emirates Airlnemanaged Andy indirectly at Emirates
“Anyone would like to work with Andy, either senior or junior to him. With him position does not matters , its always a team. It was pleasure working with him during his tenure with EK, a good tutor a good support always.” October 21, 2009
Nilesh V, Material Planning Officer, Emirates Airlinesworked indirectly for Andy at EmiratesLine Maintenance Operations Controller TransAer International Airlines
“Andy worked as a maintenance control engineer, and as such he was always on top of his game. He had excellent troubleshooting qualities, and was always able to direct engineers and flight crew at outstations as to the best actions to solve problems and return the aircraft to its base in the minimum amount of time. An excellent engineer.” February 22, 2010
Eddie O Reilly, Quality Manager, Transaer International Airlinesworked directly with Andy at TransAer International Airlines
“Andy was a joy to work with at Transaer. His extensive technical expertise even then, coupled with his mastery of organisation turned the daily challenges into never-ending successes. Andy gets it done...!!!” November 5, 2009
Kenneth McNamara, Senior Engineer, Transaerworked directly with Andy at TransAer International AirlinesLicensed Aircraft Engineer Emirates
“Andy exhibits commendable traits in both his professional and social interaction. We were colleagues at EK in the early 90s and I can vouch for his thorough approach to any challenge.” December 30, 2009
Christian Hollyer, E2 LAE, Emirates Airlineworked directly with Andy at Emirates
“Andy is an very experienced and knowledgeable engineer and good at sharing ideas and finding solutions. Being enthusiastic, flexible and co-operative he developed a good inter department rapport. A good guy to have on your team !” November 7, 2009
Malcolm Harbron, Planning Engineer, Emirates Airlineworked with Andy at Emirates
“I had the pleasure and privilege of working with Andy when he moved to the Maintenance Control Centre from the Line. He displayed a great deal of integrity and a huge depth of knowledge that often proved invaluable into problem solving with the diversyfied fleet at Emirates. His ability is to be heartily endorsed to all who choose to work with him.”November 6, 2009
Andy Day, Licensed Aircraft Engineer, Emirates Airlinesworked with Andy at Emirates
“I have worked with Andy in the past and found him to be extremely conscientious and professional with a sound knowledge of the business. On top of that a thoroughly nice chap.” November 6, 2009
Andy Wood, Licensed Aircraft Engineer, Emirates Airlineworked directly with Andy at Emirates
“I have know Andy for 18 years & worked alongside him for 15 years. In that time he always conducted himself in a proffesional manner & had the highest possible standards. I consider Andy to be a to be a first rate engineer & would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.” November 4, 2009
Phil Naylor, QA Engineer, Emiratesworked with Andy at Emirates
“Andy has always been a hard working very resourceful engineer with a tenacity to gets problems resolved that is admired my most. His depth of knowledge is such that he can find an answer to most problems and the ones he cannot he normally knows a man who can.” November 4, 2009
Alun Thomas, Manager line maintenance, Emirates Airlinemanaged Andy indirectly at Emirates
Summary of Qualifications
Department of Transport Ireland
Airframe Pressurised Part 2 Certificate Lic No 936
UK EASA CAA AML/418191C
Turbine Aeroplanes A /Turbine Aeroplanes B1/ Category C
Turbine Aeroplanes B1 Limitation 1, 9
B747-200/300 RR RB211 B1 Limitation 1.9 & C
B777-200/300 RR Trent 800 B1 Limitation 1.9 & C
B777-300ER GE 90 B1 Limitation 1.9 & C
US Dept of Transportation (F.A.A.) A & P Cert. Lic No. 2555189
Malaysian Dept. of Civil Aviation Licence No M1320
Licence Without Type Rating A & C
Aeroplanes 2 & Jet Turbine Engines
Licence With Type Rating Airframes
DHC 6 Twin Otter Landplanes
UAE GCAA CAR66 UAE AMEL A0339
A Aeroplanes Turbines/B1 Aeroplanes Turbines
Aeroplanes Turbines B1 Limitation 1, 9
Airbus A300-600(GE CF6) B1.1 Limitation 1,9
Airbus A310 (GE CF6) B1.1 Limitation 1,9
Airbus A330 (RR RB211 Trent 700) B1.1 Limitation 1,9
Airbus A340 (CFM56) B1.1 Limitation1,9
Airbus A340(RR RB211 Trent 500) B1.1 Limitation 1,9
Boeing 777-200/300 (GE 90) B1.1 Limitation 1,9
Boeing 777-200/300 (RR RB211 Trent 800) B1.1 Limitation 1,9
Previously Held Approval Types
Boeing B747-100(Pax & Freighter), 200(B,SP,F & Combi),
300(Pax & Combi), 400(Pax., Combi. & Freighter),(Avionic Ext.)
Engine types - RR RB211-524, PW JT9D,
PW 4000, GE CF6 50E2 (Line Maint.), GE CF6 80C2 FADEC
Airbus A310- 200/300/300F (Avionic Ext.)
Engine Types - GE CF6 80C2 PMC, PW JT 9D-7R4, PW4000
Airbus A300-600R (Avionic Ext.)
Engine Types - GE CF6 80C2 PMC, PW4000
Boeing B737-200/ JT8D Ground Handling
Boeing MD 83/PW JT 8D Line Maint.
Airbus A320-200, IAE V2500 with Avionic Extension.
Associate Member Royal Aeronautical Society
Association of Licenced Aircraft Engineers
Set up , Control and Administration of Maintenance Control Centres.
Troubleshooting, Defect Tracking And Analysis using Airbus Airman Application.
Troubleshooting and Defect Tracking And Fault Analysis using Boeing Airplane Health Management
Application. Providing Aviation Technical Solutions, Identification of Rogue units, Preparation & Administration of
Relibility Data Sheets & Preparation of Technical Reports.
Extensive knowledge of AMOS systems.
Mid & Annual Lease Inspections. Preparation & Control of MCC section procedures.
Aer Lingus Sep 2006 - Present
Duty Maint Engineer Specialist
AOG Handling & Aircraft Recovery, Defect Monitoring & In depth Fault Analysis. TroubleShooting,
Supervising & Guiding Aer Lingus & Maintenance Provider Engineers. Involved in setting up of EI
Involved in Environmental Group,
Involved in IOC Section set up
Out of Hours OIT/AOT/SIB AD Review
Assistance in reviewing technical documentation for End of Lease Handback A32F.
Acting & Deputizing for Duty Maintenance Manager Position.
Customisation & Creation of Post Flight Report Filters A32F & A33F
Emirates Apr 2000 - Sep 2006
Maintenance Control Engineer
Involved in Set up of the MCC section.
AOG Handling & Aircraft Recovery, Defect Monitoring & In depth Fault Analysis and Troubleshooting.
Supervising & Guiding Line & Base Engineers.
Liaison with Emirates Tech Services & Quality Assuarance.
Liaison with Airbus & Boeing Representatives.
Emirates Nov 1999 - Mar 2000
Base Maintenance Licensed Aircraft Engineer
C check Licenced Engineer on B777, A300 & A310 Type aircraft
TransAer International Airlines Feb 1998 - Nov 1999
Line Maintenance Operations Controller
Supervisory, T/Shooting & Defect Investigation Support
Set up the Line Maintenance Operations Control Centre. LMOC
Malaysia Airlines Aug 1997 - Jan 1998
Contract Licenced Aircraft Engineer
Emirates Jan 1990 - Jan 1997
Licensed Aircraft Engineer
Line Maintenance (Supervisory), Dubai, Outstations Also Flight cover on EK routes.
Base Maintenance Airbus A300 A310 Weekly, A & C check support.
Malaysian Airlines Jan 1985 - Jan 1990
Licensed Aircraft Engineer
Line Maintenance - Kuala Lumpur, Outstations & Flight coverage on MAS routes.
Malaysia Airlines Aug 1980 - Mar 1984
Aer Lingus - Apprentice Aircaft Maintenance Engineer
Apprenticeship in Aer Lingus Production Training Centre Dublin Airport
Emirates Technical Training 1990 - 1997
UAE GCAA Type Ratings. FAA & CAA
Malaysian Airlines Tech Training 1984 - 1985
Basic Aeronautical Engineering Completion
Production Training Centre, Aer Lingus 1980 - 1984
Basic Aircraft Engineering Certificate
Bolton Street Tech Night School Ireland 1982 - 1983
Basic Aeronautical Engineering Cert Part 4, Engines
Sultan Abdul Samad Secondary School 1975 – 1980
MCE - GCE O Levels Grade 1
Sultan Alam Shah Primary School 1969 - 1974