Oxford Airport, some 40 miles northwest of London in the UK, has broken ground on a 47,700-sq-ft, three-bay hangar, making it the largest facility built at the airport to date. It will increase the total hangar space available at the airport to 240,500 sq ft. Offering independent landside access, office space and car parking, the new facility is scheduled for completion by December.
AINmxReports » June 23, 2010
Hawker Beechcraft (HBC) has appointed Hawker Pacific Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to its network of authorized service centers to support the growing fleet of King Airs in the region. Located in the Subang Airpark at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Hawker Pacific Asia is the first such facility to be authorized by HBC in Malaysia.
Embraer announced strategic customer support enhancements in the Asia Pacific region. According to the Brazilian airframer, all parts and logistics support for Embraer commercial and business aircraft in the region will be managed from the regional distribution center in Singapore.
Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) has selected OHS Aviation Services as a tier-one supplier for all cabin interior and aircraft exterior aesthetic-related work. OHS is an EASA-approved Part 145 and Part 21J repair station established in 2000 at Berlin-Schoenefeld airport. The company specializes in interior refurbishments, including carpet, divan and seat upholstering, and panel recovering.
Cessna has announced the Honeywell Primus Elite avionics suite will be available as a retrofit for the Citation X beginning next year. The company will be installing the system on new aircraft at the same time. A Cessna spokesman told AIN the work will be done exclusively by the company’s nine Citation factory service centers.
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