Jet Aviation Basel Receives EASA Part 145 Approval for Boeing B777 Series

Basel / Switzerland, July 25, 2014 – Jet Aviation Basel has recently received EASA Part-145 approval, permitting the company to provide line and base maintenance to Boeing B777 series aircraft.

As a Boeing Authorized Service and Warranty Center, Jet Aviation Basel’s team is adding the B777 series to its portfolio of services, including line and base maintenance, refurbishment and completions. The company’s dedicated Boeing maintenance team has a proven track record on all Boeing models and has performed numerous C-Checks, fuel tanks modifications, 9 and 12 years inspections and major cabin refurbishments since 1999.

“The addition of the B777 to our capabilities was driven by customer demand and now allows us to serve the entire family of Boeing operators,” says Johannes Turzer, vice president and general manager of Maintenance at Jet Aviation Basel. “Having a dedicated Jet Aviation Boeing maintenance team on site provides customers with peace of mind when looking for a reliable partner and one-stop-shop operation for maintenance, refurbishment as well as completions services,” he adds.

Jet Aviation Basel is a world-renowned completions, maintenance and refurbishment center employing more than 1,600 professionals. The facility has in-house design and engineering departments, along with on-site cabinetry, upholstery, fiberglass and paint shops. The organization is capable of outfitting jets as large as an Airbus A380 or the Boeing 747-8 series and has already completed numerous Airbus 319ACJ, A320, A330,

A340 and Boeing B737, B757, B767 and B747-400 aircraft. Jet Aviation Basel also provides aircraft maintenance and repair services to a wide variety of business jets. It is a factory approved service center for Boeing, Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer and Gulfstream. The location also holds a jet aircraft repair station rating by the FAA #QV1Y440K, and the EASA #CH.145.0232 in addition to approval certificates of 21 other national aviation authorities.

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 more than 20 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.

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