October 31, 2012

Hawker Beechcraft Services and Travel Management Sign Letter of Intent for Preferred Fleet Maintenance Management

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2012) – Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) and its factory-owned Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) facilities today announced that Travel Management Company (TMC) has signed a letter of intent for a preferred fleet maintenance support agreement to begin in early 2013. The agreement will provide a blend of depot-level maintenance and network support for their fleet of Hawker 400 and 800 aircraft utilizing Hawker Beechcraft’s expertise in pre-planning of maintenance events as well as managing down time for optimum fleet utilization.

“This agreement with Travel Management is a testament to the support Hawker Beechcraft continues to provide for Hawker operators with a turn-key customer experience,” said Christi Tannahill, Hawker Beechcraft senior vice president, Global Customer Support. “As their fleet has grown, so has our relationship, enabling our support teams to help them focus more on their flight operations and less about managing their fleet’s maintenance.”

TMC is a privately owned, full-service air charter company that solely own and operate a fleet of 50 aircraft, strategically positioned throughout North America; enabling the freedom and flexibility to customize each trip according to the client’s needs.TMC operates light and midsize jets, including the industry's newest and largest privately owned fleet of Hawker 400XP's, along with a fleet of Hawker 800/850XP's. Its value lies in blending newer aircraft and excellent service at a competitive price for both one-way and round trip destinations.

Headquartered in Wichita, Kan., Global Customer Support 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 five functional groups that include Support Plus (cost predictability/warranty programs), Hawker Beechcraft Parts & Distribution (genuine factory parts), Hawker Beechcraft Services (factory-owned service centers), Technical Support (Field Support Representatives, Hot Line specialists and Technical Publications) and Global Mission Support (government business and special mission maintenance/training support).

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is a world-leading manufacturer of business, special mission, light attack 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 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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