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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...

AsBAA and Asian Sky Group announce marketing partnership

Hong Kong business aviation consulting firm Asian Sky Group (ASG) has been appointed as the official marketing partner of AsBAA, Asia’s non-profit representative association for business and general aviation. As partner, ASG will provide marketing services through Asian Sky Media — two-time winner of AsBAA’s ‘Best Media Outlet’ award — which will be available to...

Hong Kong Government Flying Service rescues 70 amid typhoons

Hong Kong Government Flying Service rescued 70 people during the recent tropical storms that struck Hong Kong and Macau, employing its Super Puma and Dauphin helicopters to bring them to safety.  Located at the northern edge of the South China Sea, Hong Kong’s landscape comprises an urban core of skyscrapers surrounded by lowland countryside, hills, and coastal industry. On 23 August...

Hong Kong Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

15th carrier to fly world’s newest long haul aircraft Hong Kong Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, on lease from AerCap, making the carrier the 15th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin aisle airliner. Altogether Hong Kong Airlines will acquire 21 Airbus A350 XWB, including 15 purchased directly from Airbus and six on lease from thi...

Metrojet appoints Gary Dolski as Chief Executive Officer

Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com), a leading business aircraft services provider based in Hong Kong with presence in Asia, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Dolski as Chief Executive Officer effective from 1 September, 2017. Gary will assume full management responsibility of Metrojet, overseeing its long term business development and strategic growth, as well as day to day operation...

Gama Aviation’s Hong Kong collaboration receives FAA Gulfstream and Bombardier Global maintenance approval

Gama Aviation Hutchison (Hong Kong), is pleased to announce an FAA approval of a comprehensive Ops Spec for its maintenance partner, CASL at its Hong Kong International Airport base. The Ops Spec (VZFY534Y) covers the Gulfstream G350/450, G500/G550 and G650/650ER types and the Bombardier Global BD-700 series, enabling Gama Aviation’s Hong Kong business to sell, under its general sales agr...