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Top Business Jet MRO Profiles

by Global Sky Team

Top Business Jet MRO Profiles

Air Works

Established in 1951, Air Works remains India’s largest privately-owned integrated provider of aviation services. With over 70 years of experience, the MRO has over 1,300 employees including nearly 900 technical experts. Air Works also has EASA and DCGA certified facilities and is certified by CEMILAC and DGAQA.

Air Works operates five (5) hangars in India at Hosur (Tamil Nadu), Mumbai (Maharshtra), and Kochi (Kerala). Together, the facilities can accommodate as many as six (6) Narrow-body aircraft or more than 15 Executive jets simultaneously. Aside from commercial aircraft, other aircraft it works on include Bombardier, Learjet, Dassault, Embraer, Gulfstream, and Textron. Moreover, Air Works is the only OEM Approved Centre for Bell and Leonardo Helicopters in the ASEAN region.

Other services Air Works provide include line maintenance, integrated maintenance, painting, as well as avionics. Air Works also offers specific and select services on request to customers, such as resource attachment, end-of-lease services, aircraft recovery, managing assets’ end of life, and much more.

ExecuJet

Founded in 1991 and headquartered at Zurich Airport, Switzerland, ExecuJet MRO specializes in airframe, avionics, and engine maintenance with aircraft engineers trained and certified on aircraft including Bombardier, Dassault, Cessna, Embraer, Gulfstream, Hawker, and more. Complying with the world’s most stringent regulatory requirements, ExecuJet also has OEM associations with Satcom Direct, Ingenio Aerospace, and William’s International. The MRO boasts 450 employees worldwide, who are responsible for the maintenance of more than 300 aircraft. ExecuJet MRO Service became a member of the Dassault group of companies in March 2019.

With up to 15 global locations, the facilities hold multiple approvals including the National NAA, EASA, and FAA certifications. In addition, ExecuJet holds six fixed-wing and one rotary Air Operating Certificates (AOCs) for Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Denmark, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Australia, and Mexico.

Regarding Avionics support and upgrades, ExecuJet has formal relationships with Honeywell, Collins Aerospace, Universal Avionics, and Garmin. ExecuJet also services all major engine types and has representations with General Electric and Rolls-Royce to support any warranty and maintenance programs. Moreover, ExecuJet includes a Honeywell MSP Propulsion plan, which covers periodic inspections, unscheduled maintenance, as well as enhances aircraft resale value.

ExecuJet Haite

Founded in 2010 and headquartered at Binhai International Airport in Tianjin, China, ExecuJet Haite has a 58,000 m2 hangar providing 2,700 m2 of hangar space, in addition to a 6,600 m2 apron. Complying with the world’s most stringent regulatory requirements, ExecuJet also has OEM associations with Satcom Direct, Ingenio Aerospace, and William’s International. The MRO boasts 450 employees worldwide, who are responsible for the maintenance of more than 300 aircraft. In 2019 ExecuJet MRO Service became a member of the Dassault group of companies in March 2019.

Execujet Haite has approvals from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) Part-145, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part-145, FAA Part-145 repair station, Cayman, Hong Kong, Macao, Bermuda, and Aruba. The facility also offers line and base maintenance on multiple Embraer Executive Jets, Dassault, Bombardier, and Gulfstream models.

Regarding Avionics support and upgrades, ExecuJet has formal relationships with Honeywell, Collins Aerospace, Universal Avionics, and Garmin. ExecuJet also services all major engine types and has representations with General Electric and Rolls Royce to support any warranty and maintenance programs. Moreover, ExecuJet includes a Honeywell MSP Propulsion plan, which covers periodic inspections, unscheduled maintenance, as well as enhances aircraft resale value.

Hongkong Jet

A management and charter operator based in Hong Kong, Hongkong Jet started operations in 2011. Part of the HNA Group of Aviation – which also includes Asia Jet, Deer Jet, and UAS International Trip Support, the operator provides clients with professional business aviation services including aircraft management, maintenance, charter, and consultancy.

Furthermore, Hongkong Jet has achieved the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 certification, the highest level issued by the International Business Aviation Council.

With regards to maintenance, Hongkong Jet has extensive line and base maintenance capabilities, along with a growing number of national aviation authority approvals. These include FAA, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, and HKCAD. The MRO provides services to Gulfstream aircraft, the Bombardier Challenger 604/605/650 and Global 5000/5500/Express/XRS/6000/6500, Dassault Falcon 7X, BBJ as well as the ACJ.

Jet Aviation

Since being formed in 1967, Jet Aviation now has 50 locations worldwide and has a fleet of approximately 300 aircraft, privately managed across the globe. The MRO features dedicated maintenance technicians that are experts in Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing. In addition to scheduled checks for both line and base maintenance, AOG call-outs, and After-Market services – mainly for unplanned maintenance, Jet Aviation has also been named Designated Maintenance Facilities by Pratt & Whitney Canada and has an Aerospace Standards EN 9110 certification in recognition of its quality management system. Locations of MRO facilities include Australia, Switzerland, the USA, the United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, the Philippines, mainland China, Singapore, and Austria.

Jet Aviation’s services include an in-house engineering department and design studio, full aircraft painting, VIP cabin refurbishment, and much more. It also does on-site fleet support, troubleshooting, structural repairs, as well as helping aircraft buyers and sellers make informed decisions through their pre-purchase inspections. These independent documentation reviews are backed by a commitment to quality and safety.

Jet Aviation further includes advanced manufacturing services, focusing on new parts and specialized tooling. Made using OEM-approved data, services comprise of model creation, heat treatment of materials, aviation paint removal, and much more.

Metrojet

A Hong Kong-based business jet operator established in 1997 as part of the Kadoorie Group, Metrojet has MRO facilities in both Hong Kong and the Philippines. Aside from Gulfstream, Metrojet also holds authorities to work on the Bombardier Global family, with engineers holding Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, GE, and Honeywell aircraft engines and APU type ratings. Furthermore, Metrojet is recognized as a Pratt & Whitney Authorised Service Facility and Mobile Repair Team (for PWC 306 series engines line maintenance services), a Rolls-Royce Authorised Service Facility (BR710 engine types) and a Honeywell Authorised Service Facility and Authorised Dealership.

Metrojet’s MRO services include line and base maintenance, Avionics, Interior/Exterior cleaning and detailing, technical appraisal, registration, and much more. They also have approval from the FAA, HKCAD, JMM as well as the Leather Institute.

With Metrojet Engineering Clark’s (MEC) state-of-the-art integrated hangar parking and maintenance facility opening in the Philippine’s Clark International Airport, Metrojet can ensure long-term hangar parking and heavy maintenance services with Clark’s 7,100m2 of hangar floor space. The location is typhoon-rated, with a private taxi-way and an 11,000 m2 apron. Ideally, it is designed to meet business aviation needs in Asia-Pacific for the next 50 years.

MJets

Established in 2007 and based in Thailand, MJets is a charter operator that also does maintenance. Currently operating the first and only FBO and private jet terminal in Thailand, MJets has two hangars of 4,800 square meters, in addition to a US FAA certification as a Part 145 Repair Station. MJets also provides round-the-clock AOG (Aircraft on Ground) services for aircraft owners and operators. Recently the MRO was also awarded the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 certification by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC).

Furthermore, MJets is an Authorized Service Center for Garmin Aviation Products in Thailand, and also has partnerships with Honeywell, Collins Aerospace, and Michelin.

Shanghai Hawker Pacific

Shanghai Hawker Pacific is one of the leading product support companies in Asia, and also the largest independent companies of its type. Boasting over 600 employees, the MRO includes a wide range of structural modification and support services to fixed and rotary-wing aircraft. Other services include aircraft and engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, special mission aircraft modifications, design engineering as well as avionics parts and services.

Shanghai Hawker Pacific also has certifications and accreditations such as the CASA, EASA and FAA. Moreover, it holds ISO 9001 Bureau Vertias accreditation, in addition to OEM customers and airworthiness approvals from 26 major global suppliers and authorities.

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