Elite Airways opens maintenance facility at Auburn-Lewis in Maine

Maine-based Elite Airways has announced it has signed a long-term lease agreement with the Auburn-Lewiston Airport to serve as a maintenance base to support its fleet of jet aircraft, the company said.

The modern-built facility has 27,000 square-feet of hangar and future office space.

Elite Airways now occupies the largest hangar on airport property and is estimated to bring approximately 100 new high-skilled jobs to the Auburn-Lewiston area.

Elite Airways is headquartered in Portland, Maine and operates a successful charter business throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean and South America, with select scheduled service throughout the US and Caribbean. The airline operates a fleet of Bombardier CRJ-200 and CRJ-700 jet airliners known for comfort, efficiency and maintains an impeccable safety record.