Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Singapore Service Centre has been recognized by the Asia Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) with the prestigious Icons of Aviation, Best Maintenance Repair Organization Award.
The Icons of Aviation Awards celebrate achievement across 11 key categories of business aviation and are the industry’s only award ceremony in Asia. The public identified the top five nominees in each category in the first round of voting, and AsBAA member companies selected winners in the final round. Launched in 2015, the event celebrates leadership within the industry and raises funds for Orbis, Flying Eye Hospital.
“We are thrilled that the Singapore Service Centre has been recognized by our customers, the members of AsBAA, for its continued outstanding performance,” said Jean-Christophe Gallagher, Vice President and General Manager, Customer Experience. “The facility’s success strengthens Bombardier’s expanding presence in the Asia Pacific region, providing operators around the world with high-quality maintenance support, including full interior capabilities, as well as access to the entire Bombardier Business Aircraft Service Centre network.”
Since February 2014, Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Singapore Service Centre has delivered high-quality OEM expertise, providing maintenance support for over 1,000 Bombardier Business Aircraft customer visits. This includes delivering the largest maintenance events in the aircraft’s lifecycle such as the 96- and 192-month inspections on Challenger aircraft and 120-month inspections on Global aircraft, in a timely, value-added fashion for the customer. These heavy maintenance events require disassembly for a detailed inspection of the airframe, structure and landing gear. Customers in region benefit from the Singapore Service Centre’s comprehensive capabilities and flexibility, as well as on-site parts inventory and engineering support. They can also maximize their maintenance event to complete additional work during their downtime in Singapore, such as paint, interior refurbishment, avionics modifications or the installation of inflight connectivity, including the fastest worldwide Ka-band high-speed internet for Global aircraft.
The Singapore Service Centre has received 14 certifications from key civil aviation authorities worldwide, five authorizations from engine and avionics OEMs, and also inaugurated its state-of-the-art interior shop. To accommodate increasing demand, the facility has tripled its engineer and technician workforce since opening.
Located at Seletar Aerospace Park, the Singapore Service Centre features 3,000 sq. meters (32,000 sq. feet) of hangar space, 3,500 sq. meters (38,000 sq. feet) of dedicated ramp, and 3,500 sq. meters (38,000 sq. feet) of workshop, warehouse and office space. With its dedicated staff of over 100 people, the facility is equipped to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, interior refurbishment and modifications, avionics installations and Aircraft on Ground (AOG) support for Bombardier Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft.
Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) is a non-profit trade association representing over a 130 corporations, fellow trade associations, individuals & SME’s based in Asia and around the world from the General Aviation Industry. Our members are the major operators, aircraft manufacturers, aviation service & supply chain providers, finance and insurance sectors as well as general & business aviation users. They all have a specific interest in the advocacy and development of the General & Business Aviation industry throughout Asia. AsBAA is a proud and active member of IBAC – the International Business Aviation Council which is a part of ICAO. AsBAA is affiliated with NBAA – the National Business Aviation Association in the USA, in its co-host work for the ABACE annual show held every April in China. We provide a network for raising regulatory issues, operational problems, sharing its members knowledge, experience & lobbying Governments. It creates platforms through events, meetings, its website and social media platforms to advocate our industry and your business.