Jet Aviation extends FAA approval for Falcon F7X/8X and F900 series in Hong Kong
HONG KONG / March 02, 2018 – Jet Aviation recently received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorizing its MRO facility in Hong Kong to support 48- and 36-month inspections on N-registered Dassault Falcon 7X/8X and Falcon 900 series aircraft, respectively.
As a fully Authorized Dassault Falcon Line Service Center, this approval permits the Jet Aviation maintenance facility in Hong Kong to extend its existing FAA approval to further support 48-month inspections for Dassault Falcon 7X/8X aircraft and 36-month inspections for Dassault Falcon 900 series aircraft.
“Jet Aviation has a long standing relationship with Dassault Falcon and we are very pleased to extend our support to Falcon owners and operators of N-registered aircraft flying in the region,” said John Riggir, general manager of Jet Aviation’s MRO and FBO facility in Singapore and vice president of the company’s operations in Asia. “There has been an increase in demand for local, more accessible services and these approvals improve our ability to meet the needs of the Dassault Falcon customer base in Asia.”
Jet Aviation was named Best MRO (Singapore / Hong Kong) at the Asian Business Aviation Association’s (AsBAA) Icons of Aviation Asia Awards in November 2017. The company also has a 24/7 aircraft management and charter operation in Hong Kong that currently manages 29 aircraft, including a Dassault Falcon 7x.
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 12 other countries through Jet Aviation’s maintenance approvals in Singapore, which include EASA #145.0461, Aruba DCA, Australia CASA, Bermuda DCA, Canada TCCA, Cayman CAA, India DBCA, Isle of Man IOMAR, 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 Basel, Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. More than 4,000 employees cater to client needs from some 30 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North America and the Caribbean. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter and staffing services. Jet Aviation’s European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly manage a fleet of 300+ aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com and follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/jetaviation.