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Name: JET AVIATION
7JetSet7 Code: JTA
Status: Operational
Region: EUROPE
City: ZURICH
Country: SWITZERLAND
Employees 200
Web: jetaviation.com
Email: charter-europe@jetaviation.com
Telephone: (1) 816 48 98
Fax: (1) 816 48 66
Sita: ZRHPJPP
Background
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Click below for data links:
JTA-2004-09 WIDE BODY GROWTH
JTA-2012-02-737 BBJ ROCKWELL COLLINS VENUE
JTA-2013-07 - A319CJ LIVERY
JTA-2013-09 - A340-600 VIP
JTA-MAINTENANCE MRO UAE
JTA-TAIL LOGO

FORMED IN 1973. FORMERLY PRIVATE JET SERVICES AG. PRIVATE CORPORATE CHARTER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
POSTFACH 1347
CH-8058 ZURICH-FLUGHAFEN, SWITZERLAND

Switzerland (Swiss Confederation) was established in 1291, its covers an area of 41,293 sq km, its population is 7.5 million, its capital city is Berne, and its official languages are French, German, Italian, and Romanche.

MEMBER OF JET AVIATION GROUP OF COMPANIES.

ALSO, OPERATES 3 MAINTENANCE, REPAIR & OVERHAUL (MRO) FACILITIES AT:

BASEL (JVA): (jbsl@jetaviation.com); SITA: BSLAPPP;
(T: +41 61 325 20 40); (FAX: +41 1 382 10 60);

GENEVA: SITA: GVAMMPP;
(T: +41 22 929 11 11); (FAX: +41 22 791 01 90);

ZURICH: (jzrh@jetaviation.com); SITA: ZRHLMPP;
(T: +41 1 816 48 00); (FAX: +41 1 382 10 60).

NOVEMBER 2000: 1 DC-8-72 (CFM56-2C) (46067, HB-IGH), VIP.

August 2002: Saudi Royal Flight (SRF), 747SP (22750), extended heavy maintenance check.

September 2002: Added 1 737-700 BBJ, 2 737-700 BBJ2's and a Gulfstream GIV. Now has 5 737-700 BBJ's, and also a GV, Citation III, Falcon 2000 and Falcon 50 in its USA fleet located at Teterboro, New Jersey, USA.

November 2002: (JTA) recently invested in state-of-the-art computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines for its completions dept. The new automated machines form, cut and bend honeycomb, plywood and sheet metal. Thomas Rechsteiner, Head of Production, reports the machine is in operation 16 hours/day to fabricate wood or honeycomb panels for parts of bulkheads or cabinets. With this new machine, the work steps needed in the process for parts fabrication of numerous parts, has been reduced from several, to only two.

(JTA) is one of the primary Boeing BBJ outfitting centers and performs all levels of maintenance on airplanes from numerous manufacturers. The Basel location is an (FAA) Authorized Repair Station (No. QV1Y440K) as well as a (JAA) repair station and holds 27 worldwide airworthiness approvals.

August 2004: Kadri Muhiddin, Executive President, Strategic Projects, Europe, Middle East, & Asia. Colin Bond, (CFO), succeeds Donald Dawn, who resigned. Philip Balmer, Senior VP/General Manager at Jet Aviation Dubai, ex-Director Maintenance at the Singapore facility. Eric Jan, Interior Design Manager, Jet Aviation Basel (JVA).

December 2004: 200 employees.

(charter.europe@jetaviation.ch).

(IATA) Code: PP. (ICAO) Code: PJS - (Callsign - JET AVIATION).

July 2005: Thomas Ruedisuehli, VP & General Manager, Jet Aviation Singapore.

March 2007: Heinz Kohli, (COO) quits after nearly 32 years on the management team of Jet Aviation (JTA). Carl Hirschmann, son of the founder of (JTA) and the only family member to have a stake in the company and a seat on the board, will succeed Kohli on an interim basis.

November 2007: Dnata, the Dubai-based airport services provider, said that it has acquired Jet Aviation Handling, the airport handling division of Switzerland-based Jet Aviation Group (JTA). Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquired company will be Dnata's first airport handling business in Europe and is "consistent with its strategy of developing an international network," it said in a statement. With the buy, Dnata now has handling operations at 16 airports in seven countries: Australia, Singapore, China, Pakistan, the Philippines, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Jet Aviation Handling provides airline and cargo handling to more than >60 carriers at Zurich and Geneva. Its customers include British Airways (BAB), Air France (AFA)/(KLM), Emirates (EAD), Etihad (EHD), Qatar Airways (QTA), and Air Berlin (BER). It employs about 1,100 workers across the two airports. "The sale by Jet Aviation Group (JTA) reflects its strategy to focus on its core activities in the private and business aviation sector," Dnata said.

March 2008: Jet Aviation Handling will be re-branded as "Dnata Switzerland." The new name follows the acquisition of the Swiss airport services provider by Dnata in November 2007.

November 2008: General Dynamics (GD) completes acquisition of Jet Aviation (JTA).

January 2011: Jet Aviation (JTA)/(JVA) has promoted Don Haloburdo to VP & General Manager of its Flight Services division, which is the airplane management and charter arm of the company in the Americas. Haloburdo has served in a variety of roles during his decade-long tenure with Jet Aviation (JVA), including Gulfstream Captain and Chief Pilot. He was most recently VP Flight Operations.

February 2012: Rockwell Collins, the first company to bring high-definition (HD) entertainment solutions to business jets, has been selected by Jet Aviation Basel (JVA) to retrofit its Venue™ HD cabin management system on a narrow body Boeing 737 Business Jet (BBJ2).

The Venue retrofit on Jet Aviation (JTA)’s 737 BBJ2 will mark the first BBJ to be equipped with the system’s newest enhancements, including:

Touch-screen displays that simplify cabin control and present HD video:

* An intuitive, personal 10.6” HD touch-screen monitor allows passengers to easily control cabin functions and view entertainment right from their seat.

* A 10.6” HD galley touch-screen monitor allows flight attendants (CA) to easily manage Venue’s entertainment and environmental settings.

Touch-screen personal seat controls:

* An easy-to-use 4” personal programable switch panel incorporates a touch-enabled (LED) backlit screen that supports swipes and gestures to select lights and audio/video content. The touch-screen switch can be dynamically changed on the fly to function as a (VIP) switch and can display flight information such as time to destination and local time.

SEE ATTACHED PHOTO - - "JTA-2012-02-737 BBJ ROCKWELL COLLINS VENUE."

March 2012: Jet Aviation (JTA) named Gary Dolski as the new VP & General Manager of the company’s Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) and fixed based operations (FBO) facility in Singapore, with responsibility for the Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur facilities. Dolski joins (JTA) from (MD) Helicopters, where he served as VP Customer Support.

July 2013: SEE ATTACHED - - "JTA-2013-07 - A319CJ COLORS."

November 2013: (UTC) Aerospace Systems has been awarded a contract for (VIP) seating, in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems by Jet Aviation (JVA) in Switzerland for a Boeing Business Jet 3 completion project.

Fleet:
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Click below for photos:
JTA-737-7BC - 2005-09

October 2017:

1 727-2P1 (JT8D-217C/17 HK) (1406-21595, /79 VP-CZY), EX-(QAT), OWNED BY DUNVIEW CO LTD. SUPER 27/WINGLETS. EXEC.

3 737-7BC BBJ (CFM56-7B) (32970, VP-BRT), CORP.

2 737-700 BBJ2 (CFM56-7B). CORP.

1 DC-8-72 (CFM56-2C3) (455-46067, /69 HB-IGH), EX-(UAL), AL NASSR LSD. EXEC. 30-35 PAX.

1 A319-133 CJ (V2527M-A5) (2421, /05 VP-CCJ - - SEE ATTACHED - - "JTA-2013-07 - A319CJ COLORS"), 2007-01. EXEC.

3 GULFSTREAM GV (BR710A1-10) (638, /01 HB-IIY; 513, /97 HB-IVL; 577, /99 HB-IVZ), EXEC.

1 BOMBARDIER CHALLENGER 601-1A (CF34-1A) (3033, /84 HB-ILK), EXEC. 10F.

1 BOMBARDIER CHALLENGER 604 (CF34-3B) (5384, /98 HB-IVV), EXEC.

1 BOMBARDIER BD-700-1A10 GLOBAL EXPRESS (BR700-710A2-20) (9102, /02 HB-IGS), EXEC.

1 RAYTHEON HAWKER 800XP (TFE731-5BR-1H) (257521, /01 HB-VNJ), JOHNSON CONTROLS SYSTEM LSD 2001-05. EXEC.

3 CESSNA 550 CITATION BRAVO (PW530A) (0946, /00 HB-VMX; 0964, /01 HB-VMY; 0906, /00 HB-VNZ), EXEC. 8F.

2 DASSAULT FALCON 50 (TFE731-3-1C) (61, /81 HB-IES; 159, /86 HB-ISD), EXEC. 10F.

1 DASSAULT FALCON 900B (TFE731-5BR-1C) (150, /95 HB-IUW), EXEC, 8-12F

Management:
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Click below for photos:
JTA-1-KADRI MUHIDDIN EXEC PRES
JTA-COLIN BOND-2004-08

THOMAS HIRSCHMANN, CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).

MARTIN BERNEGGER, MANAGING DIRECTOR.

DAN CLARE, PRESIDENT JET AVIATION.

CARL HIRSCHMANN, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER (COO) (2007-03).

COLIN BOND, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) WORLDWIDE OPERATIONS (2004-08).

KADRI MUHIDDIN, EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT, STRATEGIC PROJECTS, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, & ASIA (2004-08).

DON HALOBURDO, VP & GENERAL MANAGER FLIGHT SERVICES DIVISION (2011-01).

PHILIP BALMER, SENIOR VP/GENERAL MANAGER JET AVIATION DUBAI (2004-08).

GARY DOLSKI, VP & GENERAL MANAGER, JET AVIATION SINGAPORE (MRO) & (FBO) (2012-03).

MANFRED DURHEIM, VP SPECIAL PROJECTS.

ELI ZELOUF, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR.

JUERG BISLIN, ENGINEERING MANAGER, EX-(SWS) (2001-11).

ERIC JAN, INTERIOR DESIGN MANAGER, BASEL (JVA) (2004-08).

 
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