Issued by King Aerospace Commercial Corporation.
October 18, 2018
King Aerospace Commercial Corporation has been selected by GE Aviation to be a GE OnPoint service centre, it was announced at the 2018 National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). As part of 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.
The Oklahoma-based, AS9110-certified company offers maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and exterior paint for VIP and VVIP aircraft, specialising in the BBJ. As a GE OnPoint service centre, 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 centre, 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.