Bombardier adds international service facilities

 - April 2, 2008, 5:59 AM

Bombardier Aerospace has added three new business aircraft service facilities to its international support network. Arkia Maintenance of Tel Aviv, Israel, and Metrojet of Hong Kong, China, have been named Bombardier line maintenance facilities, and Ruag of Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, has been named an authorized service facility.

Based at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Arkia has seven years of experience servicing business jets and has been servicing its own commercial fleet since 1949, in addition to various general aviation aircraft.

Metrojet is part of Hong Kong Aviation Group, which has operated and maintained aircraft for 30 years. The new facility based at the Hong Kong International Airport offers extensive technical expertise and critical service and support capabilities to a growing customer base in Hong Kong, Mainland China and throughout Asia.

Operators of Challengers and Globals can benefit from 25 years of maintenance experience at Ruag’s business jet maintenance facility. Located at Oberpfaffenhofen, it features 54,000 sq ft of hangar space and offers avionics, engine and landing gear service as well as paint and interior refurbishing.