New service centre in Monterrey for Hawker Beechcraft


New company owned facility will include full paint shop

Hawker Beechcraft Global
Customer Support announced that it has broken ground on a new company owned
factory service centre at the General Mariano Escobedo
International Airport
in Monterrey, Mexico.

The facility, which is
scheduled to open in the spring of 2012, will include a paint hangar in addition
to a maintenance hangar and office and customer hospitality space. This new
facility will join the previously announced Hawker Beechcraft Services facility
in Wilmington.
Together these two facilities will increase GCS’ company-owned service centre
support hangar space to over 600,000 square feet.

“The growth of the Hawker
Beechcraft customer fleet in Mexico and the continuing expansion of market
opportunities in Central America have created an obvious need for additional
service capacity in the region,” said Christi Tannahill, Hawker Beechcraft vice
president, Global Customer Support. “The addition of a full paint facility,
likely the best in Mexico,
supplements the maintenance and support offerings at the Monterrey site, and provides another option
for owners and operators who are seeking to update and refurbish their