Bombardier's service centre at London Biggin
Hill Airport has doubled its capacity with the addition of a new
hangar and more than 70 technicians, providing customers in the
region with extended maintenance support.
The new hangar will be
operational by the end of 2017 and the facility will grow to a
total of approximately 115 employees by mid-2018.
With the high demand for OEM services in Europe,
the additional hangar will be dedicated to heavy maintenance
events, including 96-month and 120-month inspections.
the expansion, Bombardier's London Biggin Hill Airport facility
will be able to service twice as many aircraft, including
scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, modifications and avionics
installations for Bombardier Learjet, Challenger and Global
"Customer satisfaction is a top priority at
Bombardier. The new hangar and added technicians will offer our
customers peace of mind and an exceptional level of support for
all their maintenance needs. Bombardier knows its aircraft best,
which is why we are seeing a great demand for our maintenance
services in this region," said Jean-Christophe Gallagher, Vice
President and General Manager, Customer Experience,
Bombardier Business Aircraft.
Since its inauguration earlier this year,
Bombardier's London Biggin Hill Airport facility has supported
over 40 maintenance events, including a Ka-band high-speed
internet with Rockwell Collins Airborne Data Router (ADR) retrofit
"This expansion is also a testament to
Bombardier's dedication to growing business aviation in the UK and
to strengthening its long- term relationship with London Biggin
Hill Airport. We are committed to growing our customer support
network worldwide, and to ensuring we offer aftermarket products
that add value throughout the lifecycle of our aircraft," added
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