Hong Kong / SAR, April 11, 2013 – Jet Aviation Hong Kong recently received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to provide line and base maintenance to Gulfstream G650 aircraft.
With this approval, Jet Aviation Hong Kong joins the growing roster of company facilities authorized to provide maintenance, alterations and repair services to the new ultra-long-range, ultra-large-cabin Gulfstream G650. The Hong Kong maintenance facility also supports Gulfstream 400/450/500/550 aircraft.
“We take pride in exceeding customer expectations and are delighted to expand our maintenance capabilities to meet the anticipated needs of our customers,” says Nigel Parker, managing director at the Jet Aviation Hong Kong maintenance facility. “As the company’s closest maintenance base to mainland China, we are poised to support Gulfstream owners and operators in the region with the highest business aviation standards.”
Jet Aviation also has a 24/7 aircraft management and charter operation in Hong Kong, and currently has 25 aircraft in its Asian management fleet. The company added seven new aircraft to its managed fleet in Asia the past year — including a new Gulfstream G650.
Jet Aviation Hong Kong offers line maintenance, inspections and defect rectifications, as well as AOG support, and has access to a 9,200 square meter (99,027 square feet) hangar. The company holds Hong Kong CAD maintenance repair station approval and an FAA repair station certificate #6JAY388B, and mainland China JMM approval for PRC-registered aircraft. In addition, it services aircraft registered in 11 other countries through Jet Aviation's maintenance approvals in Singapore, which include EASA #145.0461, Aruba DCA, Australian CASA, Bermuda DCA, Cayman CAA, Indonesia DGAC, Macao MAR-145, Malaysia DCA, Philippines ATO, Singapore CAAS and Thailand DOA.
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 4,500 employees cater to client needs from 21 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North and South America. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, 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 250 aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com and follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/jetaviation.
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