NBAA, ORLANDO, — Landmark Aviation has used the occasion of the 58th Annual Meeting & Convention of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) in Orlando to make a series of announcements regarding the company’s activities.
In all, the aviation services firm issued seven separate news releases on subjects ranging from the completion and outfitting of a critical care air ambulance to the launch of a digital rewards program designed to offer customers savings on goods and services through the use of a Landmark Total Rewards Mastercard. The acquisition of the network&s 43rd service site, Skyport, at New York’s Westchester County Airport (HPN), was also revealed. In addition, Landmark detailed the expansion of its Mobile Service Team network from 8 to 14 locations throughout North America. Landmark also marked the completion and delivery of the first Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) as part of Associated Air Center’s authorization in the ACJ “Prestige” program.
Finally, the company made an announcement that authorized Landmark Aviation to provide major maintenance and repair services for Pratt & Whitney’s PW 300 and 500 series turbofan engines.
The Landmark Rewards program will permit pilots, flight departments and others in the aviation business to earn redeemable points toward aircraft maintenance and service discounts, including savings on fuel and other purchases at Landmark’s North American locations.
The acquisition of Skyport, a full service business aviation fixed base operation (FBO) allows Landmark to expand its maintenance, service and FBO ‘footprint’ in proximity to New York City and establishes another base for the company’s Mobile Service Team of technicians that are available 24/7 to travel directly to aircraft requiring repairs.
2 — NBAA Announcements
These MSTs will be dispatched to the site of aircraft requiring TFE731 and CFE738 engine repairs and other light avionics and airframe maintenance anywhere in the world.
The announcement of Associated Air Center’s ACJ completion and delivery was the culmination of a collaboration between Landmark and Airbus to design and build interiors that are functional and elegant. It was the first delivery in the Airbus “Prestige” program that currently has additional orders pending.
The announcement naming Landmark Aviation as a service provider for Pratt & Whitney will include several different models of Cessna Citations, which are powered by the PW 500 series engines, and the Cessna Citation Sovereign, Dassault Falcon 2000EX, Fairchild Dornier 328 Jet, Gulfstream G200, Raytheon Hawker 1000 and Raytheon Hawker Horizon, which utilize PW 300 series power plants.
Landmark Aviation, formerly known as Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated, is one of North America’s largest providers of comprehensive services for the business aviation industry. With 43 locations in North America, the company offers a full range of fixed base operations; maintenance, repair and overhaul; aircraft charter, sales and management; and large aircraft completions. Landmark Aviation is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz. Landmark Aviation is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.