ExecuJet Africa’s Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO) facility at Mohammed Murtala Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, has successfully completed the first base maintenance check on a Hawker 800XP aircraft amidst high demand for the service.
The Lagos MRO, an authorised service facility for Bombardier and Hawker Beechcraft, has additional aircraft due in for scheduled base maintenance checks, including another Hawker 800XP and a Bombardier Global Express.
Steve Bothma, Maintenance Director, ExecuJet Africa, says: “Since operations began at our Lagos facility, it has been well received and continues to expand in line with the steady growth of business aviation in Africa. We are extremely proud of the MRO’s development and progress.”
With a secure access way from the main road and direct access to the runway and taxiway, the 5,000m² facility features a wide concrete apron with ample aircraft parking space. The maintenance hangar offers a range of amenities including offices, parts storage and workshop areas.
FBO services include state-of-the-art ground support equipment, a VIP lounge, gymnasium and 24-hour support capabilities. World-class passenger and crew amenities are provided by a team of experienced staff, able to offer technical assistance, flight planning, weather reports, catering, fuelling and hotel accommodation.
The ExecuJet Aviation Group is a leading global business aviation organisation offering a diverse range of services including pre-owned and new aircraft sales, aircraft management for private and commercial registered aircraft, aircraft charter, aircraft maintenance, aircraft completions management and fixed base operations. Headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, ExecuJet has operations in six regions – Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, embracing a workforce of over 830 experienced staff.
The ExecuJet Aviation Group manages 150 business jets worldwide under the most stringent safety standards. Its commercial fleet is operated under the regulatory umbrella of seven regional civil aviation issued air operating certificates (AOCs). ExecuJet has many authorised maintenance facilities throughout four regions, certified to work on most business jets. The ExecuJet Aviation Group operates 18 world-class FBO facilities worldwide.
The ExecuJet Aviation Group offers considerable experience in new and pre-owned aircraft sales worldwide and has a large inventory of business aircraft to suit all budgets with an international team of sales directors offering local knowledge and expertise.