Hawker Beechcraft Reports Sales in Asia

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Hawker Beechcraft announced sales of a total of 10 mid-sized business jets in the Asia-Pacific region on Tuesday. The company will be sending four Hawker 900XPs and four Hawker 750XPs to Jet Asia Ltd. The aircraft will be used by Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM), a casino company owned by Sociedade de Turismo e Diversoes de Macau (STDM). Hainan Airlines has ordered a 900XP and an 850XP to augment its charter service, which is the largest in China.

In a news release, Hawker Beechcraft said the Asian charter business is booming and its products fit the needs of customers there. The company has also announced the opening of a Singapore sales office to handle the burgeoning business. The Singapore office will be the regional headquarters for outlying offices in Beijing, Dubai, Johannesburg and Australia.