IKHANA Aircraft Services and Team JAS Announce a Strategic Alliance

IKHANA Aircraft Services and Team JAS are pleased to announce a strategic alliance to better serve the worldwide DHC-6 Twin Otter community. The alliance between IKHANA and Team JAS will increase the global reach for both companies’ products and services and allows Twin Otter operators a more efficient way to manage fleet logistics.

“IKHANA and Team JAS have become trusted names in the Twin Otter community.  Each is known for high quality and direct service to customers around the world,” says Mr. John Zublin, President and CEO of IKHANA. “Our companies have been working together over the past 25 years and we are excited to announce that we are building upon that relationship with a more formal alliance. Team JAS is an exceptional fit with our DESIGN–BUILD–FLY philosophy and this alliance will benefit our customers.”

“The goal of the new alliance is to combine the top core strengths of each company to create a one-stop shop for customers from heavy maintenance and modifications to logistical support and component repair.” Andy Sanfilippo, President and CEO of Team JAS, explains, “The Twin Otter is a unique airplane and operates in a wide variety of environments and mission profiles. Team JAS and IKHANA both see a variety of daily requests from customers and this alliance will be better equipped to handle these requests moving forward. The alignment of our complimentary capabilities enhances our customer driven solutions approach and in the long run will reduce overall costs by speeding up response times for our customers.”

Team JAS is a customer-driven solutions company that has supported the Twin Otter fleet worldwide for over 28 years. Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, the company has a 33,000 square foot facility housing JAS Services (an FAA/EASA 145 maintenance repair and overhaul facility and Viking Air Ltd FECC/Factory Endorsed Component Center), PMA Design and Manufacturing (the JAS Engineered SolutionsSM engineering and manufacturing division), and JAS Spares (sales, logistical solutions, and a large climate controlled warehouse). www.teamjas.com

IKHANA Aircraft Services, a DBA of IKHANA Group Inc., provides DESIGN–BUILD–FLY solutions to the aerospace industry through aircraft modifications, heavy maintenance, major repair, and critical parts manufacturing. Headquartered at the French Valley Airport (F70) in Murrieta, California, with satellite engineering offices adjacent to the Van Nuys Airport, Van Nuys, California, IKHANA holds FAA, EASA, Transport Canada, and CAAF (Fiji) repair station approvals, FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA), and is a Viking Air Factory Endorsed Service Center. IKHANA has a proven reputation for developing unique engineered solutions across a wide variety of aircraft platforms and diverse customer base including extensive experience in the DHC-6 Twin Otter, King Air, and Gulfstream airframes.

For further information, contact: Naras “Bo” Alksninis, Director, Sales and Marketing (IKHANA)

Tel: 951.600.0009 x218; Mobile: 818.554.5906; Email: BAlksninis@IKHANAgroup.com

Andy Sanfilippo, President/CEO (Team JAS) Tel: 904.292.2328 x231.