Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) has appointed Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Center its first authorized service center in mainland China. Located at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai Hawker Pacific will provide service to Hawker owners and operators in the Northern Asia Pacific region.
“While the business and general aviation market rapidly advances in China, Hawker Beechcraft continues to increase its presence and availability of support within the region,” said Christi Tannahill, senior vice president, Global Customer Support.
A Hawker Beechcraft spokesman told AIN the OEM currently has 31 aircraft based in China, with more arriving this year.
Hawker Beechcraft’s commitment to China also includes a new ASC in Hong Kong; placing sales and technical support representatives in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong; and establishing parts-distribution centers in Singapore and Beijing.
Hawker Pacific’s product support activities include MRO, structural modification, support services, engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, special-mission aircraft modifications, design engineering, avionics parts and service, and the provision of spare parts, exchange rotables and equipment sales.