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- King Aerospace Selected as GE OnPoint™ Service Center, AviationPros
DALLAS, TX – King Aerospace Commercial Corporation has been selected by GE Aviation to be a GE OnPoint™ service center, announced during the 2018 National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). In the multi-year agreement, King Aerospace will provide aircraft engine maintenance and repair for CFM56-7B Boeing Business Jets (BBJ).
“King Aerospace has an experienced team and this agreement enables top-tier engine service and support for customers with CFM56-powered Boeing Business Jets,” said Brad Mottier, vice president and general manager of GE Aviation’s Business & General Aviation and Integrated Services.
The Oklahoma-based, AS9110-certified company offers maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and exterior paint for VIP and VVIP aircraft, specializing in the BBJ. As a GE OnPoint™ service center, King Aerospace will perform a range of on-wing maintenance including line maintenance inspections, routine installed engine maintenance, removal and replacement of engines and engine components. Additionally, King Aerospace will provide support services for BBJ engine components at its facility in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
“The BBJ offers the epitome of private jet travel, with engines that achieve an extremely high dispatch reliability,” says Jarid King, president of King Aerospace Companies. “As a GE OnPoint™ service center, we help operators avoid flight delays, schedule interruptions and unscheduled overhaul shop visits. We get them back in the air fast.”
King Aerospace Commercial Corporation is a family-owned company based in Dallas. This year it celebrates its 25th-anniversary and record growth, with earnings 30 percent above fiscal 2017.
About King Aerospace
King Aerospace Commercial Corporation (KACC) is a leading provider of aircraft services with offices and facilities in Dallas, TX, and Ardmore, OK. KACC specializes in aircraft paint, aircraft completions, avionics design and installation, aircraft maintenance, interior design/refurbishment and engineering services. KACC is an authorized FAA and EASA Repair Station. KACC also provides aircraft project management, off-site maintenance services and other aircraft-related management services. KING AEROSPACE Commercial Corporation is committed to remaining a privately-owned company whose focus is on employee and customer satisfaction. For more information, visit the company’s website, kingaerospace.com.
About Boeing Business Jets
Boeing Business Jets offers a complete portfolio of ultra-large-cabin, long-range airplanes perfectly suited for Government and Head of State operations. The product line includes the BBJ, BBJ 2 and BBJ 3 – high-performance derivatives of the commercially successful Next-Generation 737 airplane family and the new 737 MAX family – as well as Boeing twin-aisle airplanes including the 747-8, 767, 777 and 787 Dreamliner.
About GE Aviation
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. For more information, visit us at www.ge.com/aviation. Follow GE Aviation on Twitter at http://twitter.com/GEAviation and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/GEAviation.
* CFM56 is a trademark of CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines.