Hawker Pacific orders six King Air 350 aircraft


Order announced at EBACE in Geneva

Hawker Pacific signing King Air 350iHawker Beechcraft announced
a new order for six Beechcraft King Air 350i turboprops from Hawker Pacific.
The order was received at EBACE) in Geneva.

The six deliveries will be
phased over the next three years, with the first delivery taking place later
this year, three deliveries in 2013 and the final two aircraft being delivered
in 2014.

“Hawker Pacific is a
long-term partner of HBC and we are delighted that they have continued to put
their faith in our aircraft with this significant order,” said Sean McGeough,
HBC president, Europe, Middle East, Africa and
Asia Pacific. “This deal underlines the growing demand in Australia and Southeast
Asia for state-of-the-art aviation – for both commercial and
special mission use – and we are confident that these six King Air 350i
turboprops will provide Hawker Pacific’s customers with unmatched value, fuel
efficiency and comfort.”

Alan Smith, chief executive
of Hawker Pacific added: “We have received increasing inquiries from customers
looking to reduce costs without sacrificing quality or performance, so the King
Air 350i is the perfect fit for us. With class-leading capabilities,
performance and efficiency, we are confident these six aircraft will prove very
popular amongst our clients across Asia Pacific.”