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Emmet McCourt

Emmet McCourt
Technical Project Manager


Emmet joined the technical team in 2016 in the role as Technical Project Manager with primary focus on the redelivery side of the business. Emmet has over 18 years’ experience in the aviation industry working in a wide variety of roles. Having initially trained as an apprentice motor mechanic, Emmet then went to work for Lufthansa Technik Airmotive Ireland (LTAI) where he held approvals on the CFM56 type engine. Emmet then joined Ryanair initially as a Maintenance Planning Coordinator but later trained as a Maintenance Controller. Based in the MCC department, he provided guidance and assistance to engineers and operating flight crews while also helping in maintaining the Ryanair fleet throughout the European network. Presently Emmet is working on delivering used aircraft to an airline in Latin America and managing other redelivery projects in Europe.

Prior to joining the Santos Dumont team, Emmet held the position of B737 Fleet Principal Engineer in ASL Airlines Ireland (formerly Air Contractors) with CAMO responsibility for the ASL 737 passenger and freighter converted aircraft. Emmet managed multiple aircraft inductions to the fleet and transitions of aircraft within the Group companies. Emmet holds an EASA Part 66 Licence Cat A.