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ST. LOUIS – Jet Aviation at St. Louis has earned certification from the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) as an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) for aircraft registered in Brazil.
"This means we can immediately begin performing maintenance, modifications and repairs on aircraft registered in Brazil, which has been one of the fastest growing aviation markets in the world,” said Stan Wierciszewski, senior manager, Quality, at Jet Aviation at St. Louis. “We’re pleased to offer customers from Brazil our facility as one of the more convenient and experienced locations in the world for them to get all of their aviation services.”
The AMO certification by Brazil this month followed an on-site audit earlier this year by ANAC officials.
Wierciszewski noted that Brazil joins a number of other countries in certifying Jet Aviation at St. Louis as an AMO, including Europe (EASA), Canada, Mexico, Aruba, Australia, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Isle of Man, and Switzerland.
Jet Aviation St. Louis is a full-service aircraft maintenance, modifications and completions provider certified to AS9110B, ISO 140001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards. The company employs more than 600 people at its St. Louis Downtown Airport location. Jet Aviation at St. Louis has in-house design and engineering departments, along with on-site cabinetry, upholstery, composite, avionics, sheet metal, and paint shops. Jet Aviation at St. Louis is an Embraer and Gulfstream authorized service center and a Dassault Falcon and Hawker center of expertise. It also is an authorized service center for GE, Rolls-Royce and Honeywell engines. The location also offers FBO services. For more information, visit www.jetaviation.com/stlouis.
Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Basel, Switzerland, in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. Close to 4,500 employees cater to client needs from more than 25 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North America and the Caribbean. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter and staffing services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of close to 300 aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com and follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/jetaviation.