50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Hong Kong aviation news

Qatar approval received for METROJET Hong Kong MRO

Congratulations Metrojet Limited!  MRO Business in Hong Kong has received approval from the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) as an Approved Maintenance Organisation for Qatar-registered aircraft.  The approval covers Metrojet HK MRO’s full capability list of Gulfstream, Bombardier and Embraer aircraft types. “The QCAA approval received for our HK MR...

Metrojet completes Global 5000 60-month inspection

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited, a business aviation service provider with presence throughout Asia Pacific, announced that its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Facility (MRO) in Hong Kong has recently supported a 60-month inspection on a Bombardier Global 5000. With the aid of its own Maintenance Delivery System (MDS), Metrojet HK MRO is able to complete the check within 42 days. The ful...

Metrojet Engineering Clark introduces New Quality Assurance Expert

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com) announced that its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) in The Philippines – Metrojet Engineering Clark – has welcomed an experienced Quality Assurance professional – Mr. John Criss – to ensure its aircraft maintenance services comply with regulatory standards.  Mr. John Criss comes to Metroje...

Hong Kong Airlines tops On-Time Performance in Asia Pacific; one of three most punctual airlines globally in 2018

Hong Kong Airlines has once again achieved the highest On-Time Performance (OTP) in Asia Pacific and retained its position in the top three most punctual airlines globally for 2018. The results were revealed in the latest "OAG Punctuality League 2019" report, which tracks on-time performance for airlines and airports based on data from last year. Hong Kong Airlines' 2018...

Metrojet appoints Captain Denzil White as Managing Director, aircraft Management and Charter

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited is very pleased to announce the appointment of Captain Denzil White, as Managing Director, Aircraft Management and Charter, with effect from 1 January 2019. Denzil will assume responsibility for the management and business development of Metrojet’s Aircraft Management, Charter and Flight Operations. “I am very excited about joining Gary Dolski and th...

METROJET ENGINEERING CLARK RECEIVES FAA GLOBAL 6000 60-MONTH INSPECTION APPROVAL

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com), a business aviation service provider with presence throughout Asia Pacific, is pleased to announce that its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) joint venture in The Philippines – Metrojet Engineering Clark – has recently increased its Bombardier Global 6000 capability up to 60-month inspection level with the corresp...

AsBAA Hong Kong Chapter Successfully Lobbies for Additional Slots at HKIA

AsBAA first formed a slot co-ordination quarterly meeting in Hong Kong with the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department and Hong Kong Airport Authority authorities in 2016. We did this to give our members and industry stakeholders a voice to engage with the regulators and Airport Authorities. We are encouraged to announce the following breakthrough which has been announced by HKCAD and the Slot Coordi...

Hong Kong’s Government Flying Service receive first H175s in public services configuration

Hong Kong based Government Flying Service (GFS) has received three H175s in public services configuration, becoming the world’s first operator of this new variant which enlarges the H175 mission capacity to search and rescue (SAR), emergency medical services, law enforcement, firefighting as well as land and maritime border control operations. In 2015, GFS became the launch customer of th...

TAG Aviation Asia opens new training center in Hong Kong

TAG Aviation Asia celebrates the opening of its new training center in Hong Kong! This state of the art training facility with its modern design and advanced training aids will provide quality training to every guest, colleague and trainee. EDM Airbus A320 OWE Door Trainer   In addition, TAG Aviation Asia is the first corporate management company in the region to offer...

Jet Aviation extends FAA approval for Falcon F7X/8X and F900 series in Hong Kong

Jet Aviation recently received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorizing its MRO facility in Hong Kong to support 48- and 36-month inspections on N-registered Dassault Falcon 7X/8X and Falcon 900 series aircraft, respectively. As a fully Authorized Dassault Falcon Line Service Center, this approval permits the Jet Aviation maintenance facility in Hong Kong to...

Metrojet Engineering Clark introduces new engineers to augment maintenance service levels

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com), a leading business aircraft operator with presence in Asia, is pleased to announce that its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) joint venture in The Philippines – Metrojet Engineering Clark – has welcomed two globally experienced engineers – Mr. Torsten Moeller and Mr. Kelly Chiasson – to further enhance its aircraft m...

METROJET announces New MRO team to solidify the regional aircraft maintenance experience and services

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com), a leading business aircraft operator with presence in Asia, is pleased to announce the appointment of industry-renowned aircraft maintenance professional –Mr. Lanny Schindelmeiser, as the General Manager of Metrojet’s MRO (Hong Kong). Lanny has more than 20 years of business aviation experience, including senior positions at Amerifli...