HONG KONG / October 7, 2021 — Jet Aviation today recognized the 20th anniversary of its operation
in Hong Kong. The aircraft management and charter business in Hong Kong was established in late
September 2001. In May 2008, the company expanded its operation to include a line maintenance
Jet Aviation established its regional aircraft management and charter business in Hong Kong with an AOC, a
single aircraft and a handful of employees. Today, the company’s 40-member strong regional aircraft
management and charter team manages a fleet of 35 aircraft, together with nearly 80 flight crews in 10
countries across Asia Pacific (APAC).
“Jet Aviation is fully committed to APAC and will continue partnering with OEMs and aviation authorities to
best serve the evolving needs of our customers,” said Joe Reckling, senior vice president of regional
operations APAC. “This anniversary is a measure of our commitment to the region, where we look forward to
continued growth for the next 20 years and beyond.”
The company’s senior director of aircraft management for APAC, Carlos Gomez, added, “We are so proud
and grateful to celebrate twenty years of hard work, successful relationship-building and trusted partnership
with our dedicated employees and loyal customers in Hong Kong.
“In September 2001, against all odds, we applied for and received an AOC to support the needs of a local
business jet owner in Hong Kong. Twenty years later, it gives us great pleasure to continue enhancing our
service offerings to make aircraft ownership simple for our business jet customers. From technical expertise,
regulatory knowledge, and maintenance support, to flight planning and staffing, we offer a comprehensive
range of customized programs —with safety at the heart of everything we do.”
The Hong Kong operation has also expanded its line maintenance capabilities over the years. The facility
holds Hong Kong civil aviation department (CAD) approval maintenance repair station approval, an FAA
repair station certificate #6JAY388B, and mainland China JMM approval for PRC-registered aircraft, in
addition to 12 other country approvals through its sister facility in Singapore.
Jet Aviation is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) with some 4,000 employees and
50 locations worldwide. Jet Aviation’s offerings include aircraft management, aircraft sales, charter,
completions, defense, FBO, maintenance and staffing.
More information is available at www.jetaviation.com or at www.linkedin.com/company/jet-aviation;
Contact: Mary-Lou Murphy, communications manager, +41 58 158 8891, marylou.murphy@jetaviation.com;
or Karen Chang, marketing & communications manager Asia Pacific +65 6335 7304,