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Jet Aviation Regional MROs Win Approvals, Add Services

 - May 13, 2012, 1:00 PM
Jet Aviation is adding spare parts availability in its facility at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport.

Jet Aviation has signed agreements with both Embraer and Bombardier to boost spare parts availability in its facility at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport. By storing more parts at the Russian capital’s busiest business aviation airport, The company said it aims to minimize aircraft downtime during AOG circumstances by ensuring a broad selection of spares are on-site and immediately available to operators when needed.

In the case of Bombardier, the new consignment of spares will run to more than 300 items. Under the critical parts agreement, Embraer will ship replacement parts upon request, with Jet Aviation arranging customs clearance and transportation. The goal is to increase aircraft utilization of Embraer owners and operators in Russia.

Located next to the Vnukovo 3 FBO, Jet Aviation’s Moscow base is a line maintenance, AOG and authorized warranty line service facility for Bombardier aircraft products as well as for the full line of Gulfstream jets. It has maintenance approvals from the European Aviation Safety Agency, the Aruba DCA, Cayman CAA and Bermuda DCA.

Meanwhile, Jet Aviation Geneva received a repair station certificate from the Brazilian Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) aviation authority, permitting the company to service aircraft registered in Brazil. The ANAC approval allows the Geneva facility to provide maintenance, alterations and repair services.

Jet Aviation Geneva specializes in base maintenance for all Gulfstream aircraft (except the 100 and 150 models), the Bombardier Global Express series and the Boeing Business Jet. In addition, the location holds authorization to perform base maintenance on the Dassault Falcon 50 and 900 series aircraft and the Hawker series as well as other, smaller jets.

Jet Aviation Basel recently completed its 5th Dassault EASy II avionics flight deck installation on Falcon 900EX/DX/LX series aircraft. The EASy flight deck is based on Honeywell’s Primus Epic integrated avionics system. As an authorized Dassault Service Center, Jet Aviation has been installing EASy II upgrades since its market introduction in 2011.

“Whether customers seek the improved functionality of the standard configuration, want a more comprehensive image through optional features or wish to meet future regulatory requirements, Jet Aviation maintenance professionals are committed to the highest safety standards to ensure customer investment in an EASy II upgrade provides the functionality they desire and the security they need,” said Laurent Schnöbelen, manager of the Dassault Falcon aircraft maintenance team.

Jet Aviation Basel employs 1,600 people and has in-house design and engineering departments, along with on-site cabinetry, upholstery, fiberglass and paint shops.

Jet Aviation Dubai recently received CAR 145 approval from the Director General Civil Aviation in India. With the final regulatory approval, the company is authorized to perform line and base maintenance on Gulfstream GIV-SP, GV-SP, G200, G500 and G550 jets; the Embraer 135; and the Dassault Falcon 900EX and 2000 registered in India. It is approved for line maintenance on the Falcon 7X. The company also received approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to perform base and line maintenance on Bombardier Challenger 604 and Airbus narrowbody aircraft.