New Delhi: InterGlobe General Aviation announced on 20 June it has entered into an agreement with US-based Hawker Beechcraft to provide sales and service support to the growing corporate jet market in India and its neighbourhood.
Under the agreement signed at the Paris Air Show, the Indian travel technology firm, which promotes low-cost IndiGo Airlines, would act as the exclusive representative of the Hawker Beechcraft Corp (HBC) in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives and Myanmar from July, a release said here.
“We wanted to be partnered with the right people in India who share our customer-focused values and have the right presence, access and capital to help us expand our footprint and grow our market share,” HBC Chairman and CEO Jim Schuster said after signing the accord in the presence of Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel.
InterGlobe Group MD Rahul Bhatia said his company would deliver world-class products and services for general aviation sector in India and its neighbouring countries.
Observing that HBC had offered quality and reliability of service to the general aviation sector for many years, he said: “We are proud to be associated with this name and excited to be the face of HBC in this region”.
HBC claims to control about 60% of the Indian market share in turbine business of aircraft.