HONG KONG, March 7, 2011 — Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at Asian Aerospace in Hong Kong, the strengthening of its Asia service and support network with the formal appointment of MJETS of Thailand as an authorized Citation service facility.
MJETS, a charter operator at Don Mueung Airport (VTBD) in Bangkok, is a full business and general aviation service provider. The company offers aircraft sales, management services, FBO services, flight planning and ground handling services, and now maintenance services with its appointment as the newest authorized Citation service facility in the region.
“MJETS is a premier fixed base operator in Southeast Asia with our US$10 million investment in new facilities, and we see maintenance services provided through our new hangar complex at Don Mueung as a logical next step for our business. By focusing on the Citation product line we support the biggest product family in the world and see tremendous growth opportunities for both MJETS and Cessna,” said Jaiyavat Navaraj, executive chairman of MJETS Ltd.
“We’re thrilled to see MJETS invest the time, money and personnel to earn appointment as an authorized Citation service facility. This is one of many steps Cessna is taking to strengthen and enhance the service product we supply in Asia,” said Brad Thress, senior vice president Customer Service.