Clark, The Philippines – (10 April 2024) – Metrojet Engineering Clark (MEC), the Philippines-base Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (, has recently set up an Aircraft-On-Ground (AOG) support station on-site at the Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport (MNL) to cater to the AOG requests.

The new MEC AOG support operation is composed of a consignment of tools, GSE and other support equipment, facilitating MEC’s quicker response time to AOG support offered in Manila. MEC signed an MoU with the local business jet service provider – Asian Aerospace Corporation – in March and will officially commence operations on 1 May 2024.

Mr Sarith Vaikuntan, General Manager of Metrojet Engineering Clark commented, “We are seeing a growth in flying activities and AOG requests in Manila and would like to equip ourselves to provide swift and quality turnaround AOG services to our current customer base and those in need of support. The station in Manila will ease the response time from Clark to Manila thus returning the aircraft to service in a much shorter time.”

About Metrojet Limited

Established in 1997, Metrojet, as part of the Kadoorie Group, pioneered business aviation services in Hong Kong and remains one of the foremost safety and customer-focussed business jet operators and maintenance providers in the Asia Pacific region. The company provides all-inclusive aircraft management, maintenance, and aviation consultancy services to our growing business aviation customer base.

About Metrojet Engineering Clark

Metrojet Engineering Clark currently operates a 7,100 m2 hangar providing both hangar and ramp parking and a fully authorised repair station with approvals from the Civil Aviation Authority of The Philippines (CAAP), The United States Federal Aviation Administration (The U.S. FAA), the Cayman Islands CAA, the Qatar QCAA, the Isle of Man CAA, the San Marino CAA and the Korea MOLIT. Metrojet Engineering Clark is a well-developed MRO facility designed to augment both heavy and line maintenance capabilities in the Asia Pacific region.