Moscow / Russia, September 15, 2010 – Jet Aviation Moscow Vnukovo recently announced that it expanded its base and line maintenance service offerings to include Challenger CL300 and Gulfstream G200 aircraft under the company’s EASA 145 maintenance approval. In addition, the company received maintenance approval from the Cayman CAA.
Jet Aviation Moscow Vnukovo has continuously expanded its service offerings since it became a legal Russian entity in May of this year. The company performs maintenance services under its own EASA #145.0472 approval and recently received the Cayman CAA maintenance approval. In addition, the company added the Challenger CL300 and Gulfstream G200 aircraft to its base and line maintenance capabilities.
Jet Aviation is the first global business aviation maintenance company to have entered the Russian market, when it opened an operation at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport in November 2007. Today, the company remains the only MRO provider to serve the business aviation community in the greater Moscow area. Since 2009 it has expanded its offerings to include 24/7 line maintenance and AOG support as well as provides services to Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo and other Russian airports.
Jet Aviation’s president, Peter G. Edwards, who is attending Jet Expo in Moscow, says, “It was the right decision for Jet Aviation to enter the Russian market in 2007. We are committed to supporting the growth of the business aviation community in Russia, along with our international clients who regularly fly to and from Moscow and as well the OEM’s.
Jet Aviation Moscow Vnukovo provides technical maintenance services, including line maintenance, defect rectification and 24/7 AOG services, at Vnukovo International Airport, one of the largest air transportation hubs in Russia and the closest to the Moscow city center. The company is already a line maintenance, AOG and authorized warranty line service facility for Bombardier Challenger, Global Express and Learjet as well as an authorized line service facility for the full line of Gulfstream jets, but also serves Embraer and Hawker aircraft. Located next to the Vnukovo 3 FBO, the facility currently holds maintenance approvals from EASA #145.0472, Aruba, Bermuda and Cayman.
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 over 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