Friday, May 17, 2013

► NIGERIA: ExecuJet completes MRO check on Hawker 800XP jet as Lagos market sees strong demand.

ExecujetExecuJet Africa’s Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO) facility at Mohammed Murtala International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, has completed a first base maintenance check on a Hawker 800XP aircraft amidst high demand for the service. The Lagos MRO, an authorised service facility for Bombardier and Hawker Beechcraft, has additional aircraft due in for scheduled base maintenance checks, including another Hawker 800XP and a Bombardier Global Express.

Regarding the development, Steve Bothma, the Maintenance Director at ExecuJet Africa, said: 
ExecuJet's Lagos MRO base, Nigeria
ExecuJet's Lagos MRO base
Since operations began at our Lagos facility, it has been well received and continues to expand in line with the steady growth of business aviation in Africa. We are extremely proud of the MRO’s development and progress.
With direct access to MMA's runway and taxiway, the 5'000m² facility features a wide concrete apron with ample aircraft parking space while the maintenance hangar offers a range of amenities including offices, parts storage and workshop areas.

The ExecuJet Aviation Group is a global business aviation organisation offering a diverse range of services including pre-owned and new aircraft sales, aircraft management for private and commercial registered aircraft, aircraft charter, aircraft maintenance, aircraft completions management and fixed base operations. Headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, ExecuJet has operations in six regions - Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East - employing over 830 staff.