328 Group purchases Biggin Hill operations from Jet Aviation
328 Group has purchased the UK Biggin Hill maintenance service centre formerly owned by Jet Aviation. The new company will be named JETS (Biggin Hill) Ltd. 328 Group includes the German based company 328 Support Services GmbH (the Type Certificate owner for the Dornier 328), located near Munich and Jet Engineering Technical Support Ltd at Bournemouth airport.
The acquisition increases the maintenance capabilities of the 328 Group with the Falcon 900, 2000, FA7X and Cessna Citation 525, 550 & 560 in addition to the existing offering of Bombardier Challenger 300, 601, 604, 605; Learjet 45; Dornier 328; Hawker 125 series, 700, 800, 800XP, 850XP, 900XP, 950XP, 1000.
“I am confident that the employees at Biggin Hill will prove a credit to their new employer and will enjoy a bright and successful future,” said Dan Clare, president of the Jet Aviation group.
“The FBO and maintenance operations at London Biggin Hill are well-established facilities that represent a good fit for our long-term business objectives and we see this as an exciting opportunity for our customers and suppliers, as well as for the new employees joining our team,” said 328 Group CEO Dave Jackson.