Successful EBACE for Hawker Beechcraft
Hawker Beechcraft announced
that it secured orders for 11 aircraft, three Hawker 4000 business jets, a
Hawker 400XPR, six King Air 350i turboprops and a King Air 250 during EBACE in Geneva, Switzerland.
The total sales amount to more than $120 million.
“EBACE 2012 has been an
inspiring show for us, underscoring that this region of the world is important
to the growth of business aviation and that Hawker Beechcraft has highly sought
aircraft solutions to meet the transportation needs here,” said Shawn Vick, HBC
executive vice president, Customers. “We are particularly proud that these
orders are based on existing relationships, an endorsement of the quality of
our products and the customer support delivered by the Hawker Beechcraft team.”
Included in the orders
secured at EBACE are a Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprop to an undisclosed
customer and composite fuselage Hawker 4000 business jets to three separate
charter and aircraft management firms:
InterAviation is adding the
Hawker 4000 to its current fleet that includes a Hawker 900XP; Orion-Malta
ordered a Hawker 4000, joining a Hawker 900XP it already operates and JoinJet ordered
a Hawker 4000, adding to their Hawker jet fleet.
committed at EBACE to a Hawker 400XPR upgrade through Hawker Beechcraft Global
Customer Support. The two entities also reached a follow-on agreement to
provide high-speed data access on JoinJet’s entire Hawker fleet, which includes
the just announced Hawker 4000 and Hawker 400XPR, along with a Hawker 800XPR
and Hawker 800XP.
Finally, Hawker Pacific
ordered six Beechcraft King Air 350i turboprops.