Hawker Beechcraft adds Horizontal De Aviacion as Columbian service centre


Horizintal De Aviacion is named Hawker Beechcraft’s new authorised service center in Colombia.

                            Hawker Beechcraft and Horizontal
Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) has announced at the NBAA in Orlando that it has appointed Horizontal De Aviación at Aeropuerto Internacional el Dorado in Bogotá, Colombia, as an authorised service center to support the entire line of Beechcraft King Air products.

“The Colombian aviation market is one of the fastest growing Beechcraft aviation segments in Latin America,” said Christi Tannahill, Hawker Beechcraft senior vice president, Global Customer Support. “By partnering with Horizontal De Aviación, Hawker Beechcraft owners and operators in the region will benefit from access to a highly trained team of professionals providing products and services to improve their aircraft’s performance.”

For more than 23 years, Horizontal De Aviación has provided private, civil, military and state government aircraft operators with maintenance solutions for a variety of models, including the Beechcraft King Air 90/200/300 series. In addition to approval as a maintenance organization by the Colombian Civil Aviation Authority, Horizontal De Aviación has achieved its certification with the Federal Aviation Administration as an approved repair station. The company also has approvals from authorities in countries throughout the region such as Mexico, Venezuela, Peru and Panama.

Photograph: (left to right) Fernando Lopez, CEO, Horizontal De Aviación, Greg Graber, vice president, HBC Global Product Support, and Pablo Barco, general manager, Horizontal De Aviación