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Metrojet Hong Kong MRO installs first bizjet mobile system on Bombardier Global

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited is the first MRO to have completed the installation of the Bizjet Mobile System on a Bombardier Global 5000 aircraft.  The Bizjet Mobile System provides a platform for the passengers and crew members to communicate via mobile devices while on board, without the need of setting up a broadband system and network for the aircraft. On-site support fro...

Aerial Tourism Services : launched by EHang with strategic partner Greenland Hong Kong

EHang announced the launch of its own autonomous urban air mobility services with its strategic partner Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited (“Greenland Hong Kong”), an HKEX-listed real estate company. The trial services include an aerial sightseeing program and aerial media shows, which will be rolled out in the partner's tourism real estate project (Forest Lake) located...

Metrojet ten-year advocacy of International aviation safety standards is recognized by IBAC

The Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited is the first and only local operator recognised by the International Business Aviation Council for its ten-year support and participation in International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations. Metrojet received its Stage 1 IS-BAO certificate in 2011 and Stage 2 in 2014. It has further affirmed its safety efforts achieving the first...

Hong Kong second G650ER 4C inspection completed by Metrojet

Metrojet Limited is the only MRO in Hong Kong that has completed two Gulfstream G650ER 4C inspections. The first one was completed in May, while the second in October 2020, both during the Covid-19 pandemic.Fuel tank inspection, ram air turbine ground functional test, landing gear modification and shock servicing were carried out during the latest 4C inspection. The HK MRO team managed to acc...

Quarantine-Free Air Travel Bubble to be launched in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Tourism Board and the Singapore Tourism Board have announced a collaboration to welcome the launch of the Hong Kong-Singapore Air Travel Bubble, ahead of the departure of the first flights on November 22, 2020.  The Hong Kong-Singapore Air Travel Bubble – a bilateral, all-purpose and quarantine-free arrangement – is a milestone for the global tourism i...

Metrojet hangar resolves parking spaces issues in the region

The MRO station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited offers great support to our management clients by keeping their aircraft  well protected inside the hangar throughout these Covid-19 pandemic times. Due to the travel and quarantine restrictions being imposed by various governments, many aircraft have been grounded, waiting for the airspace to open again. In Hong Kong and...

Metrojet HK MRO excels in engine change and aircraft disinfection during corona crisis

Metrojet Limited has been busy with engine changes, base maintenance, modification programs and aircraft disinfection projects throughout these CoVID-19 pandemic times.From January through to July this year, our Rolls-Royce-exclusively-certified MRO has completed multiple engine changes on BR725/710 and Tay 611-8C for various types of Gulfstream aircraft, alongside scheduled maintenance inspe...

Cathay Pacific recapitalisation financing of USD5bn

Cathay Pacific announced a recapitalisation plan that will help it maintain its competitiveness and operations, while continuing its commitments to Hong Kong as an international aviation, financial and commercial hub. This three-part plan is designed to provide Cathay Pacific with sufficient funds to withstand the industry-wide downturn, and a stable financial platform from which it will be a...

Safety comes first at Hong Kong Airlines

To help travellers book with confidence and fly with assurance, Hong Kong Airlines has introduced the following to enhance our customer experience: Unlimited flexibility, no change fees Book with confidence with Hong Kong Airlines' Flexi Fare promotion, which offers unlimited flexibility and no change fees as long as the travel date is on or before 31 December 2020. Find o...

Metrojet completed G650ER 4C inspection during Covid-19

The MRO station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited completed a 4C inspection on a Gulfstream G650ER in the midst of our battle against COVID-19 and working within all of the unprecedented aviation safety constrains and measures. “Although the COVID-19 pandemic has taken us all by surprise by its severity and resiliency, the Metrojet staff maintained their composure and c...

HAECO Group acquired Jet Engine Solutions

HAECO Group announced the acquisition of Jet Engine Solutions, an engine MRO based in Dallas, Texas, USA. JES specialises in quick-turn repairs and lease returns for commercial aircraft engines. Christopher Gibbs, HAECO Group Director, Components and Engine Services, said: “JES has a strong reputation within the engine maintenance business for quality and delivery in the Unite...

Five more aircraft joined Metrojet managed fleet

Metrojet Limited has welcomed five additional business jets to its managed fleet in 2019, increasing its fleet of Gulfstream jets to 16.   Mr. Scott Neal, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Gulfstream Aerospace commented “Gulfstream is delighted to see this latest addition to Metrojet’s managed fleet, which reflects the continued growth and popularity of Gulfstream...