SpringChild Investments signs for two Dornier aircraft


SpringChild Investments of Nigeria orders two conversions on Dornier 328 aircraft by 328 Group.

328 Group logoSpringChild Investments has ordered two conversions on Dornier 328 aircraft by the 328 Group.

Lagos-based SpringChild Investment has contracted the 328 Group to convert and refurbish two Dornier 328 jets. The first aircraft will be configured with four forward facing business class seats and another 23 seats in an economy class configuration in the aft cabin. These modifications and interior conversion will be undertaken by 328 at their Oberpfaffenhofen facility in Germany.

SpringChild Investments will have the external paint work on another Dornier 328 completed at sister company JETS in Bournemouth, UK. Work on this aircraft is due to be commenced in late May for delivery in early June 2013.

“We are pleased to have been able to deliver these 328 conversions to the rapidly growing business aviation sector in Nigeria. It has become an important area for us and we are continually seeking opportunities to expand in the region,” said Dave Jackson, managing director, 328 Group.