Jet Aviation

January 2, 2013 - 12:20am
 Marshall Aerospace CEO Steve Fitz-Gerald (left) and Marshall Business Aviation managing director Steve Jones have relaunched the UK group’s bizav services division under a new one-stop-shop brand called Jetability.

Marshall Aerospace has entered the pre-owned aircraft sales sector and is expanding its charter activities as part of a relaunch of its business aviation division. The Cambridge, UK-based group is combining its existing Marshall Business Aviation handling and maintenance subsidiary and Marshall Executive Aviation charter operator with the new sales unit in a bid to create a one-stop bizav services brand called Jetability. This also encompasses its concierge support and limousine services.

December 21, 2012 - 1:11pm

Cessna Aircraft plans to expand its network of “factory-owned, authorized service centers (ASCs)” to 15, by acquiring Jet Aviation’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities in Dusseldorf, Germany, and Zurich, Switzerland. Both facilities, which will represent the fifth and sixth such facilities in Europe, are currently independent Citation service centers.

December 12, 2012 - 2:15pm

Jet Aviation St. Louis is on track to deliver its 200th green completion before the end of the month. According to Chuck Krugh, senior vice president and general manager, continuous improvement initiatives have increased the efficiency of the completions process and resulted in improved delivery times. The MRO has delivered 97 aircraft since 2008, with the 16 most recent aircraft delivered ahead of schedule. “From improved data management to shop-floor layout, we have looked at every variable involved in the process and worked to make it better,” Krugh said.

December 12, 2012 - 1:10pm

Jet Aviation has opened a new FBO at Dubai World Central to take the pressure off its facility at Dubai International Airport (DXB), which at certain times of the day is unable to obtain slots for airplanes to land.

December 11, 2012 - 2:41pm

Jet Professionals, the wholly owned staffing specialist and subsidiary of Jet Aviation, has announced two new ventures here at MEBA: a strategic alliance with Future Stream Japan; and a similar arrangement with EDI-Staffbuilders in the Philippines.

December 11, 2012 - 1:45pm
Air Works recently commissioned a paint hangar under its Air Livery brand at the Bratislava airport in Slovakia. The facility is booked with work up to next May.

Business for general aviation providers in India is generally slow as the economy shows signs of slackening, yet 60-year-old Mumbai-based Air Works Engineering is looking at innovative ways to expand its business in India and abroad.

December 11, 2012 - 9:08am

Landmark Aviation announced on Thursday that it has made its entrée into one of the top business airports in the U.S. The Houston-based FBO chain, which was recently sold to previous owner the Carlyle Group, has purchased Teterboro Airport-based First Aviation Services from Goldman Sachs for approximately $100 million, according to sources familiar with the deal.

December 10, 2012 - 12:40pm
Saudia Private Aviation operates four Dassault Falcon 7Xs and will open the Kingdom’s largest FBO in January.

Saudia Private Aviation (SPA), the business jet arm of Saudi Arabian Airlines, is seeing increased interest from businesses in the Kingdom in acquiring new aircraft, as it prepared to open the largest FBO in the country, at Jeddah.

December 10, 2012 - 12:00pm

As India’s general aviation sector limps back to life after temporary stagnation, Middle East companies have been reaping the results of its tax-infused, straight-laced policy on maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO).

December 10, 2012 - 10:25am

The scheduled-airline vacuum at Dubai World Central’s new Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) has created an opportunity for business aviation operators hard pressed to obtain adequate slots at Dubai International Airport (DXB), according to Khalifa Al Zaffin, executive chairman of government-owned Dubai Aviation City Corp., whose main responsibility is construction at Dubai Aviation City.

 
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