Metrojet unveils new MRO team for Hong Kong


Business aircraft operator Metrojet has made a series of appointments to its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Hong Kong.

Lanny Schindelmeiser has been named general manager of the facility. Schindelmeiser has more than 20 years of business aviation experience, including senior positions at Ameriflight and at Bombardier US and Canada, in addition to Bombardier Tianjin.

In the role, he will work with the other Metrojet MRO teams in Zhuhai, Hong Kong, and Clark, Phillipines, to progress the company’s maintenance operations, business and future development.

He will also ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with proper procedures and quality requirements to guarantee the highest level of safety.

Metrojet has also appointed Eli Gaultney and Paul Kwok to the regional MRO team. Gaultney joins as a technical support specialist, providing guidance and expertise to the regional MRO businesses, specialized internal technical training and aircraft-on-ground (AOG) services.

Kwok has taken up the role of AOG support manager, and will be the main point-of-contact for all customers and partners to manage AOG and off-site support services provided by Metrojet within the regional network.

Commenting on his appointment, Schindelmeiser said, “I am honoured to join Metrojet’s team of experienced aviators. The Asian market is starting to see growth again and I believe Metrojet is best suited to support business aircraft customers’ international needs.”

Metrojet’s chief operating officer Bruce Watson added, “Metrojet is excited by these new additions to the team and looking forward to the valuable contribution in growing the support and services that Metrojet provides to our customers in the region.”

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