Pilatus PC-12 Centre Southern Africa, based at hangar 41 and 42, Rand Airport, was officially opened on the 29th of March 2007 and comprises a team of dedicated, highly qualified and competent staff members whose main focus is to provide an all round holistic sales and maintenance support experience for our customers. Exceeding customer expectation is part of our corporate DNA.
Nobody knows our aircraft like we know our aircraft ... and we strive to know our customers just as well.
Founded in 1939, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is the only Swiss company to develop, produce and sell aircraft to customers around the world: from the legendary Pilatus Porter PC-6 to the best-selling PC-12, a single-engine turboprop, and the PC-21, the training system of the future. Pilatus is currently developing the PC-24 – the world’s first ever business jet for use on short unmade runways. Domiciled in Stans, the company is certified to ISO 14001 in recognition of its efforts for the environment. The Pilatus Group includes three independent subsidiaries in Altenrhein (Switzerland), Broomfield (Colorado, USA) and Adelaide (Australia). With over 1600 employees at its headquarters, Pilatus is one of the largest employers in Central Switzerland. Pilatus provides training for over 100 apprentices in ten different professions – job training for young people has always been a very high priority at Pilatus.
Based in Broomfield, Colorado, Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd was established in 1996. Sixty percent of all PC-12s which come off the production line in Stans are finished to customer specifications (interior and exterior livery) in Colorado.
Our American subsidiary is also responsible for PC-12 marketing, sales and servicing activities in North and South America. Pilatus Australia Pty Ltd was set up in 1998 as PC-12 sales and marketing support centre. It is responsible for the markets in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and on the Pacific Islands.
Altenrhein Aviation Ltd (AAL), also a fully-owned subsidiary of Pilatus Aircraft Ltd, started its operations on 1 January 2003. Located in eastern Switzerland at St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport, AAL specialises in the maintenance, modernisation and overhauling of Pilatus PC-12s and PC-6s, as well as other business and regional aircraft.
Pilatus is supported by over forty carefully selected independent sales and service centres worldwide, all of which help Pilatus to provide first-class customer service at local level.