Metrojet Ltd., a leading provider of business aircraft services in Asia, today announced having a joint-venture with Shanghai Junhua Property Company Limited with the aim to manage and provide charter services primarily for Chinese registered business jets.
The new joint-venture company – Metrojet (Shanghai) Business Aviation Limited will be based in Shanghai, offering a strong and growing base for potential new business customers.
“Our China Journey continues,” said Mr. Björn Näf, Chief Executive Officer of Metrojet. “Our new joint-venture represents a significant milestone in our operations in China and will enable Metrojet to deliver world-class business charter and management services to our Mainland customers.”
Since successfully forming Metrojet Hanxing Zhuhai in China in 2013, a joint-venture with China-based Hanxing Group, the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility at Zhuhai Airport, has recently secured CAAC 145 approval to perform maintenance on the Gulfstream G450 and G550.
“Our latest developments in China are remarkable achievements driven by a dedicated team over the past two years. We are optimistic about the business aviation industry in China and we are poised to further strengthen our service offerings to meet the growing demands.”
In the Philippines, Metrojet Engineering Clark Ltd, located at Diosdado Macapagal International Airport near Pampanga, this year achieved both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Agency Certification and approval from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAACI) of the Cayman Islands, to perform both line and base maintenance on the Gulfstream G550, G450, GIV and GV; the Bombardier Global 5000, Global Express XRS, Challenger 604/605 and Learjet 45; together with the Hawker 800/800XP and King Air 200.
“We have continued to grow, consolidate and reinforce our outstanding, world-class, aviation services across the region,” said Mr. Näf. “We are also expanding our aircraft management effort in Singapore this year. Alongside our MRO establishments, we are well positioned to meet the ever-growing future needs of the business aviation sector in Asia, served with the very highest of standards.”
Metrojet is participating in the Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (ABACE) 2016 in Shanghai from 12 to 14 April, 2016. Metrojet will be present at booth number H417 at ABACE.
Established in 1995, Metrojet is a leading business jet operator and maintenance provider in Asia. The company provides comprehensive aircraft management, charter, maintenance and consultancy services, and pioneered business aviation services in Hong Kong.