Jet Aviation creates new Flight Services office in Singapore

SHANGHAI / April 16, 2019 – Jet Aviation has recently completed the integration of Hawker Pacific’s Aircraft Management business, creating a Flight Services location for Jet in Singapore effective immediately. The new Singapore branch office will operate as Jet Aviation Business Jets Singapore (JBJS) and report to Jet Aviation Business Jets Hong Kong (JBJH).

Jet Aviation Business Jets Singapore will provide Aircraft Management, Flight Support and CAMO services to Southeast Asian-based clients through its new Flight Services location in Singapore. At present, the company manages five aircraft while providing Flight Support and CAMO services to eight additional aircraft. It will receive operational support from Jet Aviation’s aircraft management and charter operation in Hong Kong, as needed. Jure Lenarcic, who was responsible for the former Hawker Pacific business, will continue to spearhead the local operation in Singapore.

“We are delighted to expand our global reach with this new operations center in Singapore,” said Norbert Ehrich, Jet Aviation’s VP and GM of Flight Services EMEA and Asia. “This office offers aircraft owners and operators in Southeast Asia local access to required management and flight support services. It is an excellent location for our customers and a great opportunity for Jet Aviation to grow its business in the region.”

Daniel Helfenstein, Director of Key Accounts and Deputy Managing Director of the company’s aircraft management operation in Hong Kong, noted growing interest in large aircraft within the region. “Jet Aviation recently added an Airbus A330-200 to its managed fleet in Asia, bringing the regional fleet up to 34 aircraft. We see a definite trend towards large, long-range business jets and are very proud to be the operator of such an aircraft.”

Jet Aviation is exhibiting at ABACE in Shanghai, China from April 16 – 18, 2019. Please take the time to visit us at our Jet Aviation Booth (#A531).

Jet Aviation Business Jets, an Air Carrier Certificate holder in Malta, Germany and Switzerland is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland and responsible for delivering the company’s aircraft management and charter services in EMEA & Asia. As one of the largest aircraft management, flight support and charter companies in the world, Jet Aviation currently manages and supports more than 150 aircraft from Cologne, Germany; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Hong Kong; Malta; Singapore and Zurich, Switzerland. The company’s Aircraft Management services provide comprehensive turn-key solutions to owners and operators, while its Flight Support Solutions offer a more personalized program tailored to meet individual customer requests.

Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the world’s leading business aviation services companies. More than 4,800 employees cater to client needs from close to 50 facilities throughout EMEA, Asia, and the Americas. The company provides maintenance,

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completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter services and personnel services. Jet Aviation’s European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of some 300 aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com and follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/jetaviation.

More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.generaldynamics.com.

Contact: Elouisa Dalli, Senior Director of Global Communications, +41 58 158 8834 or elouisa.dalli@jetaviation.com; Mary-Lou Murphy, Communications Manager, +41 58 158 8891 or marylou.murphy@jetaviation.com

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