CINCINNATI, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Private Jets today opened a new, state-of-the-art 40,000 square-foot comprehensive maintenance, repair and overhaul facility (MRO) at its headquarters at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. The Delta Private Jets Tech Service Center provides private jet owners and operators with a one-stop MRO facility servicing a broad range of aircraft. The FAA-certified Part 145 Repair Station was ceremonially opened today with a ribbon-cutting event at the facility which included leading members of the local community and aviation industry guests.
"This new MRO operation adds to the dynamic range of capabilities already provided by Delta Private Jets, while enhancing the aircraft management services we provide," said Cyril Turner, president of Delta Private Jets. "With our unique position in the industry and innovative aircraft management programs, Delta Private Jets offers aircraft owners and corporate flight departments an additional comprehensive solution for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services."
Delta Private Jets' MRO, which is centrally located within the U.S., optimizes both repair costs and down time for customers seeking either full nose-to-tail inspections or unexpected drop-in repairs. The Delta Private Jets Tech Service team consists of factory-trained aircraft technicians with an average of 20 years' experience in private jet maintenance and repair. Services provided include aircraft inspections, mechanical and structural repair services, avionics repair and installation and non-destructive testing. Additionally, a mobile tech services team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can be dispatched to locations across the world.
The Tech Service Center specializes in the most popular private aircraft models including:
- Bombardier Challenger and Learjet aircraft
- Cessna Citation jets
Delta Private Jets is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), providing aircraft charters, aircraft management and its innovative Delta Private Jets Card, the only jet card available today that includes both private and commercial travel. Delta Private Jet combines its 29 years' experience serving business travelers with the resources of the world's largest airline to provide a truly exceptional travel solution. The company operates a diverse fleet of Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Gulfstream and Hawker Beechcraft jets. Delta Private Jets consistently receives awards for outstanding customer service and has continuously held the coveted ARGUS Platinum safety rating longer than any other operator in the world. More information is available by visiting www.deltaprivatejets.com.
SOURCE Delta Air Lines