Gama Aviation, a subsidiary of Gama Aviation Plc, announced that it has received Federal Aviation Administration approval for its repair station based at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas.
The certification, under Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 145, covers work on airframes, engines, instruments and radio equipment, enabling Gama Aviation to provide its clients with a full range of support services from its Las Vegas base.
“We are delighted to announce that our Las Vegas base has received FAR 145 certification. As a global operator it is vital that we can provide our clients with a full suite of services in all the markets we serve,” Dennis Richey, executive vice president, engineering, of Gama Aviation, commented. “Clients want to be confident that wherever their aircraft may be, they will receive a consistently high level of service and this certification underlines the standards we offer here at McCarran.”
Gama Aviation has identified a strong business aviation market in the region centered on Las Vegas. Analysis of industry data reveals that Nevada and its neighboring states of California, Arizona and Utah together have a fleet of 2,927 private jets, accounting for more than 12 percent of the total US fleet. Of these aircraft, 335 were delivered between 2010 and 2014.