Pilatus expands PC-24 sales and service network
Pilatus Aircraft appoints sales and service representatives for the Pilatus PC-24 twin-jet in Canada, Mexico and Eastern Europe.
Pilatus has expanded its sales and service centre network for the new PC-24 twin-jet and has announced new representatives.
The Swiss-based company has appointed Pilatus Centre Canada as the sales and service centre for the PC-24 for all of Canada. Pilatus Centre Canada has been an independent authorised PC-12 sales and service centre since 1997.
Pilatus has appointed Pilatus Center de Mexico will sell and service the PC-24 in Mexico. Pilatus Center de Mexico has been an independent authorised PC-12 sales and service centre since 2002.
J.B. Investments based in Poland will sell and service the PC-24 in Poland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. J.B.Investments has been an independent authorised PC-12 sales and service centre since 2010.
OK Business Aircraft based in the Czech Republic is appointed the authorised Pilatus PC-24 sales and service centre for the Czech Republic,Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Albania.
Markus Bucher, CEO of Pilatus Aircraft, said: “We are pleased to complete the definition of our PC-24 partner network across all of North and South America, and Eastern Europe. Our goal, along with our partners, is to provide customers around the world with the highest level of service and support. Pilatus is confident that through our authorised Pilatus centres we will create a customer experience, the ‘Pilatus Class’ that is unmatched in the business aviation industry.”
Oscar Schwenk, chairman of Pilatus Aircraft, said: “The first PC-24 prototype is currently under construction at Pilatus headquarters in Stans, Switzerland.”
“That aircraft will roll out from the factory on 1 August,” added Schwenk.
Pilatus will use three aircraft in the flight test programme. The company expects certification and first deliveries in 2017.
The company will announce launch customers and begin formally taking orders for the PC-24 at the EBACE convention in Geneva, Switzerland on 20 May 2014.