Aircraft Maintenance Organization Achieves Cayman Islands Approval as an Aircraft Maintenance Organization

HONG KONG, 14 July 2008 – Metrojet is pleased to announce its enhanced capability of corporate aviation maintenance support with its Cayman Islands Aircraft Maintenance Organization approval. Metrojet’s maintenance department is a certified repair station with approvals from the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department, the United States Federal Aviation Administration, Bermuda BCDA, and is also authorized to carry out maintenance on aircraft registered in various other countries, including China and Macau registered aircraft.

With a maintenance staff of over 70 people, Metrojet is now also authorized to provide maintenance and return to service, as well as issue and sign annual renewals for Certificates of Airworthiness and importation for Cayman Islands registered aircraft. “Metrojet strives to be the world class maintenance service centre of choice for business jets in the region. We will continue to invest in our maintenance capabilities and facilities to further enhance our service and support the growth of the industry,” said Chris Buchholz, CEO of Metrojet Limited.

Metrojet is a full Gulfstream Authorized Warranty Repair Facility for G200, GIV series, GV series, G450 and G550 aircraft as well as an authorized Bombardier Aircraft Service Facility for Global, Challenger, and Learjet aircraft, and our highly trained, qualified and experienced engineers have Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce, GE, Honeywell and Turbomeca aircraft engines and APU type ratings. Our Avionics and Airframe engineers also have ratings on Gulfstream, Bombardier, Hawker Beechcraft, Falcon, Cessna Citation, Embraer, Boeing and Airbus aircraft. Metrojet’s Maintenance Service Centre provides heavy/schedule inspections and repair services and can be reached via our 24 hour hotline at (+852) 2215 3838 or by email at

Metrojet Limited. Established in 1995, Metrojet is part of Hong Kong Aviation Group which through Heliservices has 30 years experience of aircraft operation in the region. The company pioneered business aviation services in Hong Kong and was awarded an Air Operator’s Certificate (FAA Part 121 equivalent) in June 1997. As Hong Kong’s only fully licensed business jet operator, Metrojet provides the complete range of business aviation services, including: Aircraft Charter, Aircraft Management, Aircraft Maintenance, Aircraft Co-ownership Programs and Aircraft Acquisition and Sales.