Hong Kong / SAR, May 24, 2011 – Jet Aviation Hong Kong was appointed a Dassault Falcon Authorized Line Service Center. The appointment, which was announced last year, became valid following the recent approval from the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (CAD) allowing Jet Aviation Hong Kong to also perform maintenance on Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft.
Jet Aviation Hong Kong is now a fully Authorized Dassault Falcon Line Service Center. With the recent approval from the Hong Kong CAD, the facility is authorized to support scheduled and unscheduled maintenance up through A and A+ level checks for the Falcon 2000EX EASy, 2000DX, 2000LX, Falcon 900EX EASy, Falcon 900DX, Falcon 900LX and the Falcon 7X.
“We are very pleased to expand our long standing relationship with Dassault Falcon by having Jet Aviation Hong Kong added to their global service center network,” says Christof Späth, Jet Aviation’s senior vice president MRO & FBO services for EMEA & Asia. ”The service center status in Hong Kong enhances our ability to meet the needs of the growing Dassault Falcon customer base in Asia."
“This agreement is consistent with our philosophy of enhancing service experience by expanding our global footprint and services,” said Jacques Chauvet, senior vice president for Worldwide Customer Service for Dassault Falcon.
Jet Aviation also operates an aircraft management and charter operation in Hong Kong. The company has added six new aircraft to its managed fleet in Asia to date this year and currently has 16 aircraft in its Asian management fleet.
Jet Aviation Hong Kong offers line maintenance, inspections and defect rectifications, as well as AOG support, and has access to a 9,200 square meter (99,027 square feet) hangar. The company holds Hong Kong CAD maintenance repair station approval and an FAA repair station certificate #6JAY388B, and mainland China JMM approval for PRC registered aircraft. In addition, it services aircraft registered in 11 other countries through Jet Aviation's maintenance approvals in Singapore, which include EASA #145.0461, Aruba DCA, Australian CASA, Bermuda DCA, Cayman CAA, Indonesia DGAC, Macao MAR-145, Malaysia DCA, Philippines ATO, Singapore CAAS and Thailand DOA.
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 5,000 employees cater to client needs from 24 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. For more information, please visit www.jetaviation.com.
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