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General Dynamics appoints Smith as Executive Vice President, Paddock as President of Jet Aviation and Casey to retire

General Dynamics appoints Smith as Executive Vice President, Paddock as President of Jet Aviation and Casey to retire

Falls Church, Va. March 29, 2019 – General Dynamics has appointed Robert E. Smith as executive vice president of the Marine Systems segment, effective July 1. Smith succeeds John P. Casey, who has informed the company of his intent to

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Jet Aviation receives IS-BAH Stage 2 Safety Registration for 20 FBOs at MEBAA

Jet Aviation receives IS-BAH Stage 2 Safety Registration for 20 FBOs at MEBAA

Dubai – December10, 2018 – Jet Aviation is pleased to announce today that it has received International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 2 Safety Registration from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) for 20 of its FBOs across

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Jet Aviation celebrates grand opening of new wide-body hangar in Basel

Jet Aviation celebrates grand opening of new wide-body hangar in Basel

Basel – November 21, 2018 – Jet Aviation celebrates the grand opening of its new wide-body hangar in Basel with approximately 100 guests and dignitaries. The new state-of-the-art 8,700 square-metre hangar provides increased capacity for wide-and narrow-body maintenance, completion and

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Jet Aviation completes acquisition of Hawker Pacific

Jet Aviation completes acquisition of Hawker Pacific

Jet Aviation announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of Civil MRO, Fleet and FBO Services, and Aircraft Sales across Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The transaction is valued at US$250 million.

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Fifty Years of Jet Aviation

Fifty Years of Jet Aviation

In 1967, Carl Hirschmann began Jet Aviation. He started with maintenance on four Gates (now Bombardier) Learjets that were brought to Europe by retired senior US military. Over the years it has grown into a world-renowned maintenance company, with 25

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Jet Aviation breaks ground on new wide-body hangar

Jet Aviation breaks ground on new wide-body hangar

Jet Aviation has hosted an official ground-breaking for its new wide-body hangar project in Basel, which is due to go operational at the end of 2018. The event also acknowledged the support of all the many contributors to the project.

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Pazos FBO in Puerto Rico rebranded as Jet Aviation San Juan

Pazos FBO in Puerto Rico rebranded as Jet Aviation San Juan

Jet Aviation and the San Juan-based Pazos FBO, located at the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in Puerto Rico, recently signed an FBO management agreement. The FBO will be managed by Jet Aviation and rebranded as Jet Aviation San Juan.

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Jet Aviation acquires Dulles International FBO

Jet Aviation acquires Dulles International FBO

Jet Aviation has acquired the Ross Aviation FBO at Washington Dulles International Airport. Jet Aviation has more than 20 FBO operations worldwide, the addition of Washington Dulles allows Jet Aviation to meet increasing demand for high-quality, customer-oriented FBO services. Jet

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Jet Aviation begins work on new Singapore hangar

Jet Aviation begins work on new Singapore hangar

Jet Aviation has begun work on a third hangar at its MRO and FBO facility at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore. The project is due to be completed in November 2017 will add 3,850 square meters of hangar space to

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Jet Aviation wins tender to operate MRO at Macau

Jet Aviation wins tender to operate MRO at Macau

Jet Aviation has won a tender agreement to operate a business aviation MRO facility at Macau International Airport. The company finalised a 10-year concession agreement with the Macau Airport Authority for a new aircraft hangar built specifically for business aviation

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