GENEVA, Switzerland (May 3, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced a partnership with ExecuJet of Zürich, Switzerland, to provide delivery and initial phase of operation support for international customers of HBC’s line of turbine powered aircraft. ExecuJet has operations worldwide and offers a full range of services and aircraft support through a program called SimplyFly Jet Solutions. The agreement is designed to augment Hawker Beechcraft’s existing international sales support staff and resources by accessing some of the assets of ExecuJet’s 800 employees located at its five regional offices around the world.
“As our markets and our product lines expand, we continue to focus on ways we can ensure that our customers enjoy a world-class ownership experience from day one,” said Shawn Vick, HBC executive vice president. “SimplyFly Jet Solutions is, in essence, a one-stop shop for addressing the details that often make aircraft acquisition and operation a challenge, especially for first-time buyers or those who have not previously based their airplanes internationally. SimplyFly Jet Solutions is an efficient and already well-established program that will ensure our customers have specific and experienced assistance in addressing things like importation and regulatory issues, financing, technical or crew assistance – and do it through one source.”
HBC’s partnership with ExecuJet will apply to its current line of turbine powered aircraft, which ranges from the seven-passenger Beechcraft King Air C90GTx turboprop offering a cabin that is 50 percent larger than some very light jets, to the industry’s most advanced super mid-size business jet in the composite fuselage Hawker 4000, which features seating for up to 10 passengers and non-stop range of over 3,000 nautical miles with four passengers and full reserves. The list also includes the Hawker 900XP, Hawker 750, Hawker 400XP, Beechcraft Premier IA, Beechcraft King Air 350i and Beechcraft King Air B200GT.
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is a world-leading manufacturer of business, special mission and trainer aircraft – designing, marketing and supporting aviation products and services for businesses, governments and individuals worldwide. The company’s headquarters and major facilities are located in Wichita, Kan., with operations in Salina, Kan.; Little Rock, Ark.; Chester, England, U.K.; and Chihuahua, Mexico. The company leads the industry with a global network of more than 100 factory-owned and authorized service centers. For more information, visit www.hawkerbeechcraft.com.