King Aerospace Commercial Corporation has been selected by GE Aviation to be a GE OnPoint service center, announced during the 2018 National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).
In the multi-year agreement, King Aerospace will provide aircraft engine maintenance and repair for CFM56-7B Boeing Business Jets (BBJ).
"King Aerospace has an experienced team and this agreement enables top-tier engine service and support for customers with CFM56-powered Boeing Business Jets,” said Brad Mottier, vice president and general manager of GE Aviation’s Business & General Aviation and Integrated Services.
Members of the GE Aviation and King Aerospace management teams met at NBAA-BACE on Oct. 17 to finalize the agreement making King a member of the GE OnPoint™ authorized service center network | Photo: GE Aviation.
The Oklahoma-based, AS9110-certified company offers maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and exterior paint for VIP and VVIP aircraft, specializing in the BBJ. As a GE OnPoint service center, King Aerospace will perform a range of on-wing maintenance including line maintenance inspections, routine installed engine maintenance, removal and replacement of engines and engine components. Additionally, King Aerospace will provide support services for BBJ engine components at its facility in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
“The BBJ offers the epitome of private jet travel, with engines that achieve an extremely high dispatch reliability,” says Jarid King, president of King Aerospace Companies. “As a GE OnPoint™ service center, we help operators avoid flight delays, schedule interruptions and unscheduled overhaul shop visits. We get them back in the air fast.”
King Aerospace Commercial Corporation is a family-owned company based in Dallas. This year it celebrates its 25th-anniversary and record growth, with earnings 30 percent above fiscal 2017.
BlueSky Business Aviation News | 1st November 2018 | Issue #485
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