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Facilitating various flying activities after the quarantine restrictions relaxed - Metrojet HK

The MRO station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited successfully completed five Gulfstream aircraft base checks in October, further affirming its leading position in Hong Kong as the Gulfstream Authorised Warranty Facility. During the month, multiple “C” inspections and an engine change were performed on five separate Gulfstream aircraft. The aircraft were completed...

Third runway at Hong Kong International Airport officially commissioned

The Third Runway at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) was officially commissioned, marking a key milestone of the airport’s expansion into a Three-runway System (3RS).  The commissioning ceremony, held at the new Integrated Airport Centre of HKIA, was officiated by Chan Kwok-ki, the Chief Secretary for Administration of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Yin...

Metrojet received second renewal of IS-BAO Stage 3 certification and appoints two new leaders

Metrojet received its second successful renewal of the IS-BAO Stage 3 certification for another three-year period through to 2025. IS-BAO is a set of safety standards developed by the International Business Aviation Council establishing a framework for effective safety and operational processes, providing tools to facilitate the implementation of best practices, and delivering...

EHang & HAECO Group exploring partnership in advanced air mobility

EHang has signed a MoU regarding the potential partnership with HAECO Group. Two parties plan to cooperate in multiple areas such as manufacturing and assembly, continued airworthiness, digital platforms, aircraft maintenance, and talent training. The focus is to co-develop systems and solutions that cater to the needs of continued airworthiness and after-sales maintenance services in prepara...

Cathay Pacific & The Hong Kong Polytechnic University sign Cadet Pilot programme agreement

Cathay Pacific and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University signed a three-year agreement to collaborate on a new integrated course for Cathay Pacific’s Cadet Pilot training programme that will cultivate local aviation industry talent and develop Hong Kong as a hub for aviation training. Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Officer Augustus Tang and PolyU Council Chairman Dr Lam Tai-fai welcomed...

Cathay Pacific hub receives top billing by the Airports Council International

Following an increase in the cargo dedication of Cathay Pacific throughout the pandemic and beyond, the award-winning airline’s hub, Hong Kong International Airport, has been recognised for its cargo proficiency. The international airport was named the world’s busiest cargo airport, as well carrying the most tonnage for 2021, beating last year’s top-ranking Memphis Internati...

Cathay Pacific lands first commercial flight at Third Runway at Hong Kong International Airport

Cathay Pacific operated the very first commercial flight to land at the new Third Runway of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The landing of flight CX3251 from Shanghai (Pudong), operated by our Boeing 747-400F freighter, at 08:27 local time on 8 July 2022 was conducted as part of the operation familiarisation on the Third Runway. This allows stakeholders from the aviation community to b...

Metrojet named caring company by the HKCSS

Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com) is honoured to have been awarded the Caring Company 2021/22 logo by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS). The award is in recognition of Metrojet's efforts towards social responsibility and commitment to its employees, the community, and the environment. Being the longest-serving business jet operator in Hong Kong, Metrojet has initiated a...

Cathay Pacific relaunches its Cadet Pilot programme in collaboration with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Cathay Pacific is relaunching its Cadet Pilot training programme in a new collaboration with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) that aims to further enhance Hong Kong’s reputation as a leading centre for aviation training in Asia. Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, Cathay Pacific is confident in the development and long-term future of Hong Kong as a premier aviati...

Metrojet HK MRO got multiple Gulfstream 8C inspection approvals

The Metrojet Limited MRO station has recently intensified its Gulfstream G650/G650ER capability up to 8C inspection level with the corresponding repair station approval from the United States of America FAA, Bermuda BCAA, Cayman Island CAACI, Isle of Man IoMAR, Qatar QCAA and San Marino SMAR. In addition to the G650/G650ER 8C Approval from the multiple Aviation Authorities, Metrojet HK MRO...

Multiple NBAA Safety Awards went to Metrojet team

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com) and its team members have recently been awarded multiple Safety Awards by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). These awards serve as testimony to the exemplary safety standards that Metrojet upholds and pay tribute to the professionalism that the staff demonstrate. Since joining the NBAA as a corporate member i...

Metrojet teams up with Portside to offer clients integrated aircraft data platform

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com) has recently teamed-up with Portside, Inc, a cloud-based data platform provider, to offer Metrojet’s aircraft management clients a single portal to review integrated information, including financial, maintenance, crew and operational status of the aircraft.  The digital platform combines trip planning, crew and staff sched...