May 18, 2011

Hawker Beechcraft Adds MNG Jet of Turkey as New Limited Service Center

GENEVA, Switzerland (May 18, 2011) – Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) today announced that it has appointed MNG Jet at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, to its worldwide network of limited service centers to support its Hawker 750, 800, 800XP, 850XP and 900XP business jets. 

“MNG Jet can now offer both line and scheduled maintenance service for Hawker 800 and 900 series jets,” said Christi Tannahill, Hawker Beechcraft vice president, GCS. “Further, in cooperation with our company-owned facility in Chester, United Kingdom, MNG Jet is also able to offer AOG services as a part of the Hawker Beechcraft Services Quick Response Team network. Both capabilities will be of great service to our customers in the region.”

MNG provides EASA Part 145-approved line and base maintenance service on a 24/7 basis. It has a 1,200 square meter business aircraft hangar in Ankara and has begun construction on an additional 5,500 square meters of service facilities at Ataturk.

Headquartered in Wichita, Kan., Hawker Beechcraft GCS is dedicated to improving the value of Hawker Beechcraft aircraft by employing products and services to simplify aircraft ownership, reduce operating cost and increase resale value. GCS is comprised of four functional groups that include Support Plus (cost predictability/warranty programs), Hawker Beechcraft Parts & Distribution (genuine factory parts), Hawker Beechcraft Services (factory-owned service centers) and Technical Support (Field Support Representatives, Hot Line specialists and Technical Publications).

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is a world-leading manufacturer of business, special mission and trainer aircraft – designing, marketing and supporting aviation products and services for businesses, governments and individuals worldwide. The company’s headquarters and major facilities are located in Wichita, Kan., with operations in Salina, Kan.; Little Rock, Ark.; Chester, England, U.K.; and Chihuahua, Mexico. The company leads the industry with a global network of more than 100 factory-owned and authorized service centers. For more information, visit www.hawkerbeechcraft.com.

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