Who We Are


Alpha. Bravo. Collins.

Collins Aerospace, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

As Collins Aerospace, the combined talents of both organizations are committed to honoring their strong legacy while creating comprehensive strategies to propel its customers and the industry toward the future, every day. From the smallest details to the highest pursuits, we are dedicated to redefining aerospace.

The History of ARINCDirect

ARINCDirect was born out of ARINC’s over 80 year history, dedicated to delivering world class information based services across the aviation and airports, rail and critical infrastructure sectors. Launched in April of 2003, ARINCDirect Business Aviation Solutions was created to provide business and private jet operators with a level of innovation, technology, service and success unparalleled in the industry. In 2013 ARINC was acquired by Rockwell Collins.

Today, over 3,500 aircraft rely on ARINCDirect to deliver a first-class suite of services in business aviation. With a 24×7 state-of-the-art Operations Center in Annapolis, Maryland, ARINCDirect is staffed by FAA Certified Part 121 Dispatchers, who ensure customer’s needs are met with the utmost quality and professionalism.

Should you ever be in the Annapolis (Baltimore/Washington) area, please contact us to schedule a tour of the ARINCDirect Operation Center and to meet the people who provide the industry’s highest level of service.