EVENDALE, OH - GE Aviation named ExecuJet Middle East as an authorized service center for GE's CF34-3 engines that power the Bombardier Challenger series.

Under this agreement, ExecuJet Middle East can perform line maintenance inspections and routine installed engine maintenance, including removal and replacement of engines and engine components. This authorization also allows ExecuJet Middle East to provide OnPoint solution and GE new engine warranty support.

"GE Aviation is proud to welcome ExecuJet Middle East to its growing network of CF34 Authorized Service Centers," said Brad Mottier, vice president and general manager of GE Aviation's Business & General Aviation organization. "ExecuJet Middle East has developed a solid reputation as a service provider for business jets, and this agreement on GE's CF34 engines will allow them to support our customers in the region."

"We are very proud that GE Aviation has selected us as an authorized service centre in the region. We have supported the Bombardier family of aircraft for many years now and take it as recognition of our level of service and expertise that we can now also look after the aircraft's powerful GE engines" says Nick Weber, Maintenance Director for ExecuJet Middle East.

ExecuJet Aviation Group is a leading third party and independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for business jets and supports a wide range of leading manufacturers. In 1999, ExecuJet established a base in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and was one of the first independent companies to offer business aviation services in the region. In 2011, ExecuJet signed a strategic partnership with Bilen Air Service to make Istanbul, Turkey a new home for ExecuJet's FBO in the Middle East. For more information, visit http://www.execujet.net.

GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings.