Skyservice Business Aviation Inc. (“Skyservice”), Canada’s leading provider of business aviation services, announced today the purchase of the Muskoka Aircraft Center Hangar facility and Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) in Gravenhurst, Ontario.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Toronto, Canada: October 28, 2019
The 60,000-square-foot hangar provides Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services, complementing Skyservice’s current offerings in Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. The new facility serves as an AMO and focuses on providing customers with maintenance services on regional, commercial and corporate aircraft.
“I am so pleased that a world class industry leader such as Skyservice has landed a home here at the Muskoka Airport,
” remarked District of Muskoka Chair John Klinck. “We are flattered that Skyservice has selected our community. Our Airport Board of Directors, Council and staff look forward to working with the management team at Skyservice to facilitate a smooth transition and leverage further aviation-related employment opportunities here in Muskoka.”
“With over 35 years of expertise in maintenance services, our highly skilled team is looking forward to delivering a world class customer experience in the Muskoka area,” said Emlyn David, President & CEO of Skyservice. “The Muskoka location is a one-stop shop for all aircraft needs, with safety and service excellence at the forefront.”
As an authorized service facility in Canada for many Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), including Bombardier, Gulfstream, Dassault/Falcon and HondaJet, Skyservice is the aircraft maintenance facility of choice for many of Canada’s leading corporations, leasing companies and commercial airlines. Skyservice performs maintenance and warranty services through its maintenance group for its own managed aircraft as well as for other fleets.
About the District Municipality of Muskoka and the Muskoka Airport
The District Municipality of Muskoka operates the Muskoka Airport (CYQA), which is a Transport Canada Certified facility, providing a vital link to the air transportation industry in the Muskoka area. A Canada Customs Airport of Entry, the airport operates 24 hours a day, seven days per week, 365 days per year. The main runway is 6,000 ft. long, 150 ft. wide and was fully reconstructed in 2015. It is rated for use by all business class jets and most narrow bodied commercial airliners.
Skyservice is a dynamic Canadian aviation organization dedicated to safety and service excellence. With over 30 years’ experience, Skyservice leads the Canadian business aviation industry with a diverse team of aviation experts committed to exceptional service, safety and excellence in aviation. At each of its four locations in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, and Ottawa, Skyservice delivers a full range of business aviation services, leading the industry in Aircraft Management, Charter, Fixed Base Operations, Aircraft Maintenance and Aircraft Sales.