Jeddah / Saudi Arabia, September 16, 2014 – Jet Aviation Saudi Arabia has recently been approved by the
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate as a Repair Station for Gulfstream aircraft.
With FAA Repair Station approval, Jet Aviation Saudi Arabia can support its customers in Jeddah and Riyadh
with light scheduled maintenance (A checks) on Gulfstream GII, GIII, GIV and GV aircraft.
“Large aircraft are preferred by many of our clients flying in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” says Alain
Champonnois, vice president and general manager of Jet Aviation Saudi Arabia. “This service expansion
directly improves our ability to meet the maintenance requirements of our customers, while providing
assurance of the highest business aviation standards.”
Jet Aviation Saudi Arabia is a long-standing joint venture company with Saudi Arabian partners and was the
first company to set up an FBO in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company currently operates three FBOs in
the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in Jeddah since 1979, Riyadh since 1983 and Medina, since 2012. The facilities
in Jeddah and Riyadh hold Saudi Arabian GACA licenses and offer FBO services, line maintenance and
aircraft-on-ground (AOG) services to private, business and military operators. Jet Aviation's ground handling
services at Medina include passenger handling, immigration and customs clearance, transportation, hotel and
catering coordination, aircraft refueling, cleaning and turnaround assistance.
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 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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