Jetcraft Opens New Office in Hong Kong to Better Serve Growing Market for New and Pre-owned Business Aircraft

New business unit Jetcraft Asia to best serve clients by blending industry expertise with regional market knowledge

RALEIGH, NC, Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Jetcraft Corporation, a provider of business aircraft sales, acquisitions, trading and brokerage services, today announced the opening of a new office in Hong Kong, China, under the Jetcraft Asia banner.

"We believe that this is the right time to establish a permanent presence in Asia," says Chad Anderson, President, Jetcraft Corporation. "While we have been active in the region for years, we have done so without a formal presence. Based on the projected growth of the Asian - and particularly the Chinese - market, we are now directly serving the region. By blending our proven approach to business aircraft sales with a team of Hong Kong-based industry professionals, we believe that Jetcraft Asia will offer buyers and sellers superior market intelligence and an in-depth understanding of regional business and regulatory issues. Speaking for the entire Jetcraft team, we are very excited about this latest step in our company's growth and evolution," adds Mr. Anderson.

"From our new office in Hong Kong, we will be able to best represent client interests in Asia," continues Jahid Fazal-Karim, Co-Owner and Board Member, Jetcraft Corporation. "Traditionally, the Asian market has favored new business aircraft. However, we predict a growing market for pre-owned aircraft, particularly in China, within the next five years. Locally-registered aircraft are likely to remain in China since transferring registration in-country is generally simpler than importing and registering aircraft. Given Jetcraft's commitment to offer comprehensive services in multiple markets with consistent quality, establishing a permanent presence in Asia was the next logical step for us. Jetcraft Asia will leverage regional market knowledge and our proven approach to remarketing aircraft in order to tailor solutions for our clients globally, both within the region and from elsewhere - whether selling into or buying from Asia," concludes Mr. Fazal-Karim.

For more information or to contact the Jetcraft Asia team, please visit http://jetcraft.com/company/international-operations/

About Jetcraft Corporation

Jetcraft Corporation is an international leader in new and pre-owned business aircraft sales, acquisitions and trades. Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, Jetcraft has sales offices/representation in five US cities; Basel and Zurich, Switzerland; Dubai, UAE, Moscow, Russia and Hong Kong, China. The company's 50-year-plus track record in aircraft transactions has earned it a world class customer base and one of the strongest global networks in the industry. Jetcraft Avionics LLC, a subsidiary of Jetcraft Corporation, provides distribution of Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS) for aftermarket business and wide body aircraft using Elbit-Kollsman's state-of-the-art EVS-II and AT-HUD. For more information, please visit www.jetcraft.com.

Visit Jetcraft Asia at ABACE, March 27-29, Shanghai, China. Jetcraft Asia will present the following aircraft at the static display:

  • 2009 Bombardier Global 5000

SOURCE Jetcraft Corporation

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For more information, or to schedule an interview with Chad Anderson or Jahid Fazal-Karim, please contact:

Mark Lowe
Seefeld Group
For Jetcraft Corp.
E-mail: mark.lowe@pragcom.com
Mobile: (514) 576-2519

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