Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has extended its Authorized Service Facility (ASF) agreement with Adria Tehnika of Ljubljana, Slovenia, for an additional five-year term.
Under the agreement, Adria Tehnika is designated as an authorized service provider for base and other maintenance on all Bombardier CRJ Series aircraft, including aircraft modifications and upgrades. To date, as an ASF, Adria Tehnika has completed heavy maintenance on over 700 CRJ Series aircraft.
“Our team at Adria Tehnika has been offering our customers in the region and as far as India and China on-time, cost-effective CRJ Series aircraft maintenance solutions and expertise for over 14 years,” said Maks Pele, Chief Executive Officer, Adria Tehnika. “Today’s announcement marks the extension of a solid relationship and we are thrilled that Bombardier’s customer services support network continues to include our collaborations, as together we serve our customers’ needs.”
“We’re very excited to extend our contract with Adria Tehnika as one of our long-time, trusted CRJ Series aircraft Authorized Service Facilities,” said Todd Young, Vice President and General Manager, Customer Services, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “Adria Tehnika has a great reputation for reliably assisting our customers with the upmost professionalism and technical experience and I am confident that this level of service will continue.”
The fleet of Bombardier commercial aircraft in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is steadily growing with more than 225 Q Series turboprops, 250 CRJ regional jets and 160 C Series airliners now in service with, or on firm order from approximately 60 customers and operators in the region.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s Customer Services network in Europe and the CIS region includes Regional Support Offices in Munich and Moscow, as well as a Parts Services Hub in Frankfurt and a Component Repair and Overhaul (CR&O) facility in Belfast.
Adria Tehnika in Ljubljana, Slovenia, along with Flybe (Exeter, UK), Lufthansa Cityline (Berlin, Germany), SAMCO (Maastricht, The Netherlands) and Tulpar (Kazan, Russia) operate Authorized Service Facilities that provide valued support to keep our customers flying competitively.
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Marianella de la Barrera
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft