- Establishes First Line Maintenance Facility in Finland and Increases Capabilities in China and the U.S.
Bombardier Aerospace has added a new Line Maintenance Facility (LMF) and increased capabilities at two existing facilities – expanding its global network of authorized service and maintenance facilities for the twelfth time in the last 12 months.
Jetflite becomes the first LMF for Bombardier business aircraft in Helsinki, Finland, providing convenient AOG assistance to customers in Scandinavia. In addition, Metrojet has been appointed as a complete Authorized Service Facility (ASF) in Hong Kong and Global Aviation adds Challenger 300 aircraft support to the line maintenance services it currently offers for Bombardier business aircraft in Oregon.
Jetflite – based at Helsinki Airport, in Vantaa – provides line maintenance support for Learjet, Challenger 300, Challenger 604, Challenger 605 and Challenger 850 aircraft. Operating a 30,000 sq-ft facility with 56 engineers and technicians, Jetflite leverages nearly 30 years of maintenance experience with the business aircraft community in the region.
Metrojet – based at Hong Kong International Airport – augments its aircraft maintenance capabilities for Learjet, Challenger 300, Challenger 600 Series and Global aircraft through its ASF appointment. This new status enables Metrojet to provide more extensive services, including: engine, avionics and airframe maintenance, as well as airworthiness directives and service bulletins. Metrojet operates a 53,400 sq-ft, state-of-the-art facility with a staff of 80 maintenance technicians.
Global Aviation – based at Portland-Hillsboro Airport in Hillsboro – adds Challenger 300 aircraft authorization to the line maintenance services it currently provides for Learjet, Challenger 601, Challenger 604, Challenger 605 and Global aircraft. A full-service line maintenance facility with 63,000 sq-ft of hangar space, Global Aviation employs a staff of 25 maintenance technicians and 10 licensed aircraft technicians.
Since 2006, Bombardier has expanded its comprehensive service and maintenance facility network to become one of the most comprehensive in the aerospace industry. With nearly 50 facilities, consisting of Bombardier Aerospace Service Centers, ASFs and LMFs, Bombardier’s service and maintenance footprint extends across 21 countries and six continents around the world.
The Bombardier Customer Services organization provides innovative solutions and support for Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft customers. Services include: two 24 / 7 Customer Response Centers, expert technical and field support representatives, a network of Bombardier Aerospace Service Centers and authorized facilities, and flight and maintenance training. Along with six parts depots, Bombardier offers its dedicated airborne parts delivery service in North America – PARTSEXPRESS – for extensive parts coverage. For more information on Bombardier’s Customer Services and solutions, please visit the Bombardier Aerospace website at www.bombardier.com.
A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2008, were $17.5 billion US, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. News and information are available at www.bombardier.com.
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