Jet Aviation Maintenance Network – Read the full information about the leading MRO brand- Jet Aviation A wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics

About Jet Aviation

The late Carl W. Hirschmann established Jet Aviation as a maintenance organization when he bought the former Globe Air hangars in Basel, Switzerland and opened the first maintenance facility for business aircraft in Europe almost 50 years ago.

Two years later, he expanded the company and entered a new line of business by acquiring the Pilatus maintenance and airline handling operations in Zurich and Geneva. Then realizing that customers may likely still require transport while their own aircraft are being maintained, he also began offering aircraft charter and management services to European and Middle Eastern customers.

During the 1970s, Jet Aviation started opening facilities abroad, beginning with a maintenance facility in Germany and an FBO in Jeddah. In 1977, it began offering completions and refurbishment services at Basel, completing its first ever V.I.P.-outfitted aircraft – a Convair 880M — that same year. Today, Jet Aviation Basel is one of the largest independent completions center in the world.

Continuing its expansion in Europe and the Middle East throughout the 1980s, Jet Aviation also successfully entered the U.S. market, making it the first global player in the business aviation industry. Consolidation and steady growth marked the 1990s, with the opening of a maintenance and FBO facility in Singapore in 1995 and an aircraft management and charter firm in Hong Kong, China in 2000.

Jet Aviation

As pioneers of private business aviation, the Hirschman family built Jet Aviation up over nearly 40 years from a small local maintenance operation to a highly reputed global business aviation services provider, before deciding to sell the family-run business to Permira Funds, a private European equity firm, in 2005. Three years later, Permira sold Jet Aviation to General Dynamics on November 5, 2008. Jet Aviation currently operates as an independent business unit within the General Dynamics Aerospace Group and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

Jet Aviation Maintenance Network Locations with Capabilities



Middle East

Asia Pacific

Jet Aviation Capabilities

Jet Aviation is the authorised service center of various business aircraft manufacturer.




Systems and Services

By clicking on the location links given above, you can view the exact capabilities of MRO at that Location.

Approvals from Regulatory Authorities

Jet Aviation have the approvals from the various Aviation Regulatory Authorities of the countries including FAA, EASA…….

To view the approvals select the Jet Aviation Maintenance Network locations given above.


Main Contacts

Worldwide | EMEA & Asia
Jet Aviation AG I Corporate Headquarters
Aeschengraben 6
4051 Basel I Switzerland
Tel +41 58 158 4111
Fax +41 58 158 7079

The Americas I Aircraft Services
Jet Aviation Holdings USA, Inc.
112 Charles A. Lindbergh Drive
Teterboro Airport
Teterboro, NJ 07608 I USA
Tel +1 201 288 8400
Fax +1 201 462 4136

Website :

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