Hot Section: Bombardier Adds 60th Service Center

 - November 30, 2010, 10:18 AM

Bombardier Aerospace has added three AOG line maintenance facilities (LMF)–in Monterrey, Mexico; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Riga, Latvia. The company now offers authorized maintenance in 26 countries through its network of 60 service centers, authorized services facilities and AOG LMFs.

Earlier this year, Bombardier ­inaugurated its first wholly owned European Service Center in Amsterdam and regional support office in Mumbai. The newest appointed facilities include ExecuJet Malaysia. It is ­Bombardier’s first LMF in Malaysia and offers ­Learjet, Challenger and Global service.

Aerovitro of Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico has been named an
AOG LMF for the Challenger and Global. It is the second Bombardier-approved maintenance facility in Mexico, and Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) has opened an LMF for Learjets, Challengers and Globals at Riga International Airport in Latvia. The Riga facility provides joint services through LBAS and Baltic Business Aviation Centre/FBO Riga.

It will add Challenger 850 jet capability by year-end.