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Embraer Executive Jets Names Metrojet as Greater China’s First Legacy 500 Authorized Service Center

embraer press conference xangai_Hong Kong-based Metrojet will be the first Authorized Service Center for Embraer Executive Jets’ midsize Legacy 500 in Greater China.

The amendment to the parties’ Authorized Service Center Agreement of 2011 was signed in a ceremony held yesterday at the 2014 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) in Shanghai, China.

This agreement amendment will expand the service scope of Metrojet, the first Embraer Executive Jets Authorized Service Center in Greater China, who is already authorized to provide line and base maintenance service for the Company’s ultra-large Linage 1000E, large Legacy 650, super midsize Legacy 600. The maintenance provider also manages a fleet of three Embraer Executive Jets aircraft.

“We are grateful for the excellent services that Metrojet has extended to each of our valued customers over the past two years,” said Siu Ying Yeung, Chief Operating Officer of Embraer China. “This amendment not only broadens our scope of cooperation with Metrojet, one of the best maintenance organizations in Asia, but also underscores our commitment to provide the best-in-class services for our customers in Greater China.”

“Metrojet highly values the cooperation with Embraer Executive Jets, whose products and services are increasingly well-accepted by customers worldwide over the past few years. We are looking forward to offering support for the Legacy 500, a futuristic aircraft incorporating lots of state-of-the-art technologies,” said Björn Näf, CEO of Metrojet Limited.

This agreement amendment is further evidence of Embraer Executive Jets’ effort to have comprehensive support and services in place for the first Legacy 500 enters into service in 2014. Jackie Chan, the world renowned movie star and philanthropist, will take delivery of his new aircraft in 2015, and become the first Legacy 500 customer in China.