Jet Aviation appoints Norbert Ehrich vice president and general manager Central and South America


Jet Aviation appoints 20 year veteran

Norbert EhrichJet Aviation has appointed
Norbert Ehrich the new vice president and general manager, Central and South America. Ehrich will direct activities at the
company’s São Paulo and Sorocaba
operations while exploring additional business opportunities in Central and South America. He will be responsible for all of Jet
Aviation’s lines of business in this region.

“Expanding our Brazilian operations
and capturing emerging opportunities in Central and South
America requires focused leadership,” said Gary Dempsey,
president, US aircraft services. “Ehrich has vast experience in the industry
and proven leadership ability to direct the company’s growth in this market.”

Ehrich has been with the
company for nearly 20 years, most recently as leader of our FBO operations at Palm Beach, Dallas and St. Louis. He is fluent in
English, German and Spanish and has significant international experience
including serving as vice president of Jet Aviation’s FBO operations in Saudi Arabia.

“Both of our Brazilian
operations continue to grow,” said Ehrich. “Business aviation is becoming
increasingly important in this emerging market, and Jet Aviation is leading the

Jet Aviation Sorocaba in the
last year, has added G500, G550, GIV and G150 ratings to its Brazilian repair
station. It also completed the first C inspection on a G200 in Brazil. To
support the maintenance operation, Jet Aviation added tools and ground support
equipment on-site and an AOG van has been added to provide maintenance support
off site. The facility now also boasts an approved bonded warehouse at its
maintenance and FBO operation in Sorocaba.
The secure warehouse allows Jet Aviation to clear aircraft parts through
customs 24/7.

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