Dubai / United Arab Emirates, November 22, 2011 – Jet Aviation Dubai gains Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) approval to perform base and line maintenance on Gulfstream G200 aircraft. The company also expects to receive approval for G150 aircraft in Q4 2011. With these approvals, the company will be authorized to perform base and line maintenance on the entire fleet of Gulfstream business aircraft in January 2012.
Jet Aviation Dubai recently added the Gulfstream 200 to its FAA approval schedule and will add approval for the Gulfstream 150 by year’s end. These approvals will authorize the company to provide base and line maintenance support to the entire Gulfstream family.
Jet Aviation Dubai’s maintenance and FBO location was established in May 2005 as a joint venture company with the Al Mula Group. The facility has a total of 4,200 square meters (45,192 square feet) of hangar space, a workshop area of 1,000 square meters (10,760 square feet), and a two-storey FBO building with an area of 1,050 square meters (11,300 square feet). The facility holds EASA #145.0317 maintenance approval and is an FAA #U8JY426Y repair station. It also holds Bermuda DCA, Cayman CAA, Jordan CARC, Pakistan CAA, Saudi Arabia PCA and UAE GCAA approvals. Jet Aviation Dubai is an authorized service center for maintenance and warranty support to Boeing BBJ, the Gulfstream GIV and GV series, the Dassault Falcon 900, 2000 and 7X series, the Hawker Beechcraft 800 series and Embraer Legacy aircraft, including L4 inspections.
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 26 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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