ExecuJet MRO Services Malaysia, the Malaysian maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) branch of ExecuJet, has received CAAR-145 certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).
The certification allows the business aviation company to perform line and heavy maintenance on Gulfstream GIV and Bombardier Challengers and Globals.
The firm’s request for approval from CAAC was a response to growing demand from operators in China, according to Ivan Lim, vice president ExecuJet MRO Services Asia.
An Asia Sky Group fleet report found that there are 62 Challenger series jets and 25 Global Express family jets based in mainland china, with those numbers increasing to 76 and 61, respectively, if you include Hong Kong and Macau.
Dassault Aviation’s plan to acquire ExecuJet’s MRO services around the world included the purchase of Subang, Malaysia based ExecuJet MRO Services Malaysia earlier this year.
Other ExecuJet MRO facilities it has acquired include ones in Belgium (Brussels and Kortrijk), South Africa (Johannesburg and Cape Town), Dubai, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Tianjin, Australia (Perth, Sydney and Melbourne), and New Zealand (Wellington).