Jet Aviation Announces New Leadership Appointments to its MRO and FBO Services Organization in EMEA & Asia

Johannes Turzer has been appointed vice president and accountable manager of maintenance at Jet Aviation Basel; Sebastian Groeger to vice president and general manager, Jet Aviation Dusseldorf; and Philippe Crevier to vice president and general manager...


Jet Aviation Basel is a world-renowned completions and maintenance center employing more than 1,600 professionals. The facility has in-house design and engineering departments, along with on-site cabinetry, upholstery, fiberglass and paint shops. The organization is capable of outfitting jets as large as an Airbus A380 or the Boeing 747-8 series and has already completed numerous Airbus 319ACJ, A320, A330, A340 and Boeing B737, B757, B767 and B747-400 aircraft. Jet Aviation Basel also provides aircraft maintenance and repair services to a wide variety of business jets. It is a factory approved service center by Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Dassault and Gulfstream. The location also holds a jet aircraft repair station rating by the FAA #QV1Y440K, and the EASA #CH.145.0232 in addition to approval certificates of 21 other national aviation authorities.

Jet Aviation Dusseldorf offers complete maintenance, repair and overhaul, avionics, refurbishment, FBO and 24-hour AOG-services. It is an authorized service center for the Cessna Citation series, Hawker Beechcraft Premier I, Hawker 400XP and 800XP, the Embraer Legacy ERJ 135CJ as well as for the Piaggio Avanti. Maintenance work is also performed on Learjet, Challenger and Gulfstream aircraft. The facility has three hangars totaling 6,400 square meters (66,100 square feet), including various workshops, a spare parts stock and a comprehensive technical library and offers ample space to accommodate aircraft of all sizes on its ramp. Jet Aviation Dusseldorf also is the headquarters of the Jet Aviation MRO station located in Hannover. The two locations hold EASA #DE.145.0011 and FAA #J7QY399Y repair station approvals.

Jet Aviation Singapore provides scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, aircraft repair, defect troubleshooting and rectifications, and aircraft modifications. In addition, the company offers interior refurbishment, avionics modification and exterior painting services. The company is an authorized service center and warranty repair facility for the Gulfstream series; an authorized Cessna Citation and Caravan service station; an authorized service facility for the Bombardier Challenger, Learjet and Global series and a Boeing BBJ line maintenance station; and carries maintenance approvals from 13 airworthiness authorities. Located at Seletar Airport, the company also offers FBO services in Singapore at Seletar and Changi International airports. In Asia, Jet Aviation operates additional facilities in Beijing, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.

Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. Close to 5,100 employees cater to client needs from 25 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North and South America.

The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, fixed base operations, along with aircraft management, charter services, aircraft sales and personnel services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of more than 200 aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com.

More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.generaldynamics.com.

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