Jet Aviation (ABACE Booth P516), a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S.-based General Dynamics, has added interior completions to the capabilities of its facility in Hong Kong.
Private aviation services provider Hong Kong Jet has achieved the international standard for business aircraft operations (IS-BAO) for its business jet charter operation.
GE has renewed Jet Aviation St. Louis’ status as an authorized service center for the CF34-3, which powers the Bombardier Challenger series. With the GE authorization renewal, Jet Aviation St. Louis continues to perform line maintenance inspections; routine installed engine maintenance, including removal and replacement of engine components; removal and replacement of engines; removal and reinstallation of external engine components; and inspections for time-between-overhaul extensions.
Honeywell International has named ExecuJet Haite Aviation Services China as an authorized avionics dealer for mainland China. The agreement authorizes ExecuJet Haite to promote, sell and support Honeywell’s avionics products, warranties and protection plans for Chinese business jets and builds on the relationship that has existed between Honeywell and ExecuJet Aviation for more than two decades.
Jet Aviation is discontinuing completions of Dassault Falcons at its Basel, Switzerland facility, after the center had outfitted more than 130 Falcons under contract with Dassault Aviation, due to lack of demand, according to Jet Aviation spokesman Heinz Aebi.
Jet Aviation has been doing cabin completion work for the French OEM since 1996, including the Falcon 50, 900, 2000 and 7X models. According to Aebi, the 132ndFalcon business jet completed by Jet Aviation was recently delivered two weeks ahead of schedule, “with no open delivery items.”
Jet Aviation announced the appointment of Judith Moreton today as the company’s new vice president and general manager at its London Biggin Hill FBO and maintenance facility. The 25-year aviation veteran has previously held several high-ranking positions, including senior management positions with Shell Aircraft, operations manager for UPC Aviation Service and managing director of Bombardier Skyjet. In 2007 she received an award from EBAA for her outstanding contribution to business aviation.
EADS’s board of directors has selected Tom Enders, CEO of Airbus, to succeed EADS CEO Louis Gallois when his five-year term expires at the end of May after the company’s annual meeting. At that time Arnaud Lagardère, managing partner of Lagardère SCA, will assume the role of chairman of the board, a position currently held by Bodo Uebber.
ExecuJet Aviation has started to move its entire UK operation at London City Airport to Cambridge Airport, where it has taken over the former Marshall Business Aviation FBO facility. Cambridge Airport CEO Archie Garden confirmed to AIN during the official launch of ExecuJet Cambridge on February 6 that the agreement is a five-year exclusive arrangement for ExecuJet, which is also tied in to making Cambridge its sole London-area FBO for that period.
ExecuJet Aviation’s growing global FBO network now extends from new facilities in Australasia to its rebranded operation at Cambridge Airport in the UK. Late last year, the Switzerland-based group unveiled new bases at Wellington International Airport in New Zealand and at Melbourne’s Essendon Airport in Australia. Both, according to the company, have the potential for long-term growth, building on increasing business aviation activity across the Asia-Pacific region.
Jet Aviation acquired Enterprise Jet Center at Houston Hobby Airport yesterday, adding the 14th facility to its global FBO network and its sixth in the U.S.“North America is a key market for Jet Aviation, and the acquisition of Enterprise Jet Center is an important step in our effort to expand our aircraft-service offerings to customers in the U.S.,” said Jet Aviation president Dan Clare.