Globaltrans Air ready as general aviation service provider: CAAV

Monday, Jan 19, 2015 17:29

Beach Craft KingAir B200 is the kind of aircraft that Globaltrans Air plans to use. –

HA NOI (Biz Hub) – Transport Minister Dinh La Thang has received a proposal, requesting him to grant permission to Globaltrans Air SJC, to operate as a general aviation service provider.

The proposal has been submitted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV), the Dien Dan Doanh Nghiep (Business Forum) newspaper reported.

If approved, Globaltrans Air will become the fourth business to operate in the general aviation sector in the country, apart from the Viet Nam Helicopter Corporation, the Viet Nam Air Service Company (VASCO) and Hai Au Aviation JSC.

General aviation is defined as civil aviation operations other than traditional scheduled air services. It covers a large number of aviation activities, for both commercial and non-commercial purposes, including flying clubs, rescue, leisure and agricultural aviation.

Established in July of 2014 by a group of Vietnamese investors, Globaltrans Air's business license was issued by HCM City's Business Registration Office, and it has charter capital of VND 100 billion (US$4.7 million).

For the period of 2014 to 2015, the company is contracted to buy Beach Craft KingAir B200 using its capital and bank loans.

The company has also set up aircraft operations, maintenance and training teams. As per CAAV's review, Globaltrans Air's readiness for getting approval as a general aviation service provider is complete. – VNS

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