The first Cessna-owned Citation Service Center in the UK has been opened on Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield. The 50,000-sq-ft facility, branded as the Doncaster Citation Service Center, offers services from maintenance to modernization and paint.
Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
Cessna Aircraft christened its first Cessna-owned Citation Service Center today in the UK at Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield. The newly acquired 50,000-sq-ft facility, which has been rebranded as the Doncaster Citation Service Center, offers a range of services from maintenance to modernization and paint. Previously known as Kinch Aviation Services, the business has operated for 15 years and been a Cessna authorized service facility for the past four. The UK operation becomes the fourth Cessna-operated Citation Service Center in Europe.
Weston Aviation officially opened its new FBO at Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield in the UK late last week. This brings the company’s portfolio of UK business aviation centers to four, making Weston the second-largest independent UK FBO chain.
Cessna Citation 750, Doncaster, UK, Dec. 9, 2010–As the twinjet taxied on the runway at Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport at the completion of a flight from London Luton Airport, its starboard main gear leg collapsed, forcing the airport to close for most of the day. According to an airport spokesman, the Citation X came to a halt on the western side of the runway with the starboard wing touching the ground.
On May 1, Signature Flight Support opened the first purpose-built business aviation center at Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster/Sheffield, UK. The airport is a former military airfield, RAF Finningley. Signature Flight Support Doncaster is the company’s 20th European FBO. In addition to traditional FBO services, the facility will offer customs, immigration and Special Branch assistance, plus slot acquisition.