ORLANDO, FL – October 19, 2022 - GE Honda Aero Engines (GHAE) today announced the addition of two new Authorized Service Providers (ASPs), expanding the HF120 service network to 17 locations around the globe. The expansion includes KarbonMRO, located in Malaysia, and Mather Aviation located in central California.
GHAE’s Authorized Service Providers perform line maintenance and engine removal, as well as supporting rental engine use for HF120 engine shop visits. The ASP network promotes and facilitates GHAE’s Engine Maintenance Care (EMC) program. Customers use this service network for warranty and EMC services.
“Whether in the shop or in the field, the GE Honda Aero Engines service network continues to provide first-rate service to our Customers,” said Shinji Tsukiyama, Executive Vice President of GHAE. “We continue not only to expand our ASP network to match our growing fleet, we are adjusting our EMC offering to accommodate our Customer base and their operation.”
GHAE strives to provide the best products and services to our HF120 customers. With GHAE’s EMC program, HF120 customers receive a superior and wide ranging level of service. EMC covers routine maintenance along with spare engines and all parts and labor to meet customers’ maintenance, repair, and overhaul needs.
GHAE’s comprehensive EMC2 program will now offer corrosion coverage for engines during a shop visit at no additional cost to HF120 EMC2 customers. It’s everything the HF120 engine and its owners deserve.
About Mather Aviation, LLC
Mather Aviation has been providing aircraft maintenance to customers up and down the West Coast since it was founded just outside of Sacramento, CA in 1991. Now with three locations throughout California the company provides comprehensive aircraft maintenance, full avionics services, mobile AOG service and aircraft maintenance management services to private, corporate, and government customers.
“Mather Aviation is proud to have the opportunity to support GE Honda Aero Engines and Honda Jet’s customers and provide them with the outstanding service and support we are known for,” said Victor Cushing, President and Owner of Mather Aviation.
D’viation Technics Sdn. Bhd., based in Selangor, Malaysia, is the exclusive Authorized Service Provider (ASP) for the Southeast Asia region. With this partnership, HF120 operators in the region will have access to the full spectrum of technical support delivered by its new business unit: Karbon MRO.
“We are extremely honored to enter this partnership with GHAE, as we position ourselves to support the needs of owners and operators in the region. The HF120 heralds in the new age of advanced jet propulsion in its class- offering low fuel consumption, noise and emissions- contributing directly to de-carbonization and sustainability initiatives. Similarly, KarbonMRO was established to provide comprehensive service offerings tailored specifically for next-generation air mobility platforms incorporating new technologies, just like HF120. Together with GHAE, we are committed to delivering service excellence to our valued Customers in the region,” commented Dviation Group MD, Mr. Kevin Teoh.
About GE Honda Aero Engines
GE and Honda formed a 50/50 joint venture in 2004, called GE Honda Aero Engines, based in Burlington, North Carolina. The joint company integrates the resources of GE Aviation and Honda Aero, Inc., a Honda subsidiary established to manage its aviation engine business.
March 2022 - GE Honda Aero Engines surpassed 200,000 flight hours since entering service in 2015.
June 2022 - GE Honda Aero Engines marked production of its 500th engines since the start of production of the HF120 in 2013
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