Jet Aviation Receives EN9100 Certification for Its Completions Facility in Basel
BASEL – Jet Aviation is pleased to announce that its Completions facility in Basel has been awarded EN9100 certification following an independent audit.
Jet Aviation’s Completions Center in Basel was recently awarded EN9100 certification in recognition of the development, implementation and continuous improvement of its quality management systems.
The EN 9100 certification encompasses a series of standards developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) on the basis of ISO 9001, and acts as a clear indication of a company’s demonstrated ability to meet the requirements of both OEMs and customers in design, development, production, installation and servicing. OEMs require their suppliers and sub-contractors to comply with the certification, while for customers, it represents increased assurance and satisfaction.
“The EN9100 certification is a testament to our dedication to continuous improvement in quality across all areas of Completions in Basel,” said Neil Boyle senior vice president and general manager Jet Aviation Completions in Basel. “It is a demanding certification process, giving our customers additional confidence that we meet certification requirements as a partner for major OEMs, and reinforcing our dedication to exceptional Jet Aviation quality at every level of the Completions process.”
The certification was confirmed by an independent auditor (audit report No. CA 16-03-0191-C).
Jet Aviation Basel is a world-renowned completions and maintenance center employing more than 1,600 professionals. The facility has in-house design and engineering departments, along with on-site cabinetry, upholstery, sheet metal, composite and paint shops. The organization is capable of outfitting jets as large as an Airbus A380 or the Boeing 747-8 series and has already completed numerous Airbus ACJ319, ACJ320, ACJ330, ACJ340 and Boeing B737, B757, B767 and B747 aircraft. Jet Aviation Basel also provides aircraft maintenance and repair services for a wide variety of business jets. It is a factory approved service center by Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer and Gulfstream. The location also holds a jet aircraft repair station rating by the FAA #QV1Y440K, and the EASA #CH.145.0232 in addition to approval certificates of 28 other national aviation authorities.
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 close to 30 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 manage a fleet of more than 300 aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com and follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/jetaviation.