Textron expands service in Manila

News — 12.11.19

Textron Aviation has opened a new service location in Manila in collaboration with PhilJets Aero Services.

The new facility currently offers maintenance work on Beechcraft King Air 200, 250, 300 and 350 aircraft registered in the Philippines, and is pursuing type certification for Cessna Caravans and Beechcraft King Air 90 aircraft. The facility at Ninoy Aquino International Airport offers 13,000sqft of hangar space with an adjoining parts room and customer lounge.

“As we’ve demonstrated with multiple expansions and investments, Textron Aviation is committed to serving our established and growing customer base in Asia,” said Gabriel Massey, vice-president and general manager of Asia Pacific Service at Textron Aviation.

Said Thierry Tea, chairman of PhilJets Aero Services: “PhilJets is honoured to be part of the entry and investment of a major global leading aircraft manufacturer in the Philippines. Textron Aviation’s expansion in Manila demonstrates the company’s long-term commitment and strategy to further invest in aviation in Asia for years to come.”