May 17, 2011

Hawker Beechcraft Appoints JoinJet as Jet Dealer Representative in Denmark

GENEVA, Switzerland (May 17, 2011) – As the demand for private aviation continues to rise and the economic strength of the Benelux and Scandinavia marketplaces increase, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced it has appointed JoinJet as a new dealer representative in Denmark to promote its range of Hawker jets in the region. JoinJet, based in Billund, has been involved in charter services for 30 years and has extensive experience flying Hawker aircraft. It is also the launch customer for HBC’s Hawker 800XPR aftermarket upgrade package.

“We have a strong partner with JoinJet who can help us meet the demand coming out of this region,” said Sean McGeough, HBC president, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “They are perfectly placed to communicate the benefits our aircraft provide, having operated their own fleet of Hawker aircraft. We look forward to a successful relationship.”

JoinJet is part of the Danish airline SUN-AIR of Scandinavia A/S that has operated regional scheduled flights from Denmark since 1978. It has 30 years of experience in charter operations, as well as being an independent aircraft broker, with additional expertise in maintenance and operations.

HBC’s line of Beechcraft products will continue to be supported across Scandinavia by Nordic Business Aircraft ApS, based in Denmark.

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 centres. For more information, visit


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