Pratt & Whitney Canada Appoints Metrojet as Recognized Maintenance Facility and Mobile Repair Team

HONG KONG, July 2008 – Metrojet has been appointed as a Pratt & Whitney Recognized Maintenance Facility and Mobile Repair Team. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft turbine or jet engines for powering business, general aviation, regional aircraft, and helicopters.

“The appointment as a Pratt & Whitney Recognized Maintenance Facility further enhances our maintenance capabilities to provide additional service on Pratt & Whitney engines, including components, engine changes, troubleshooting and the various engine inspections,” said Chris Buchholz, CEO of Metrojet Limited. “Our appointment will help us to further strengthen our support of Pratt & Whitney powered aircraft around the region.”

Metrojet operates a 24/7 maintenance and AOG hotline to support corporate aircraft around the clock throughout Asia with a team of more than 70 maintenance professionals. Metrojet manages an inventory of more than US$15 million in Gulfstream and other on-site spares at its airside facility, thereby facilitating regional AOG support for business aircraft. Our maintenance department is a fully certified repair station with approvals from both the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department and the United States Federal Aviation Administration, and is also fully authorized to carry out maintenance on aircraft registered in various countries, including China, Macau, Bermuda and The Cayman Islands.

Metrojet is an Authorized Gulfstream Warranty Repair Facility 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.