Bombardier to open London service centre at Biggin Hill Airport

Bombardier Business Aircraft (TSX: BBD) has released its plan to establish a new, wholly owned service centre in the London area to offer complete heavy maintenance capabilities, and complement the Bombardier Business Aircraft service and support network in the UK, the company said.

Located at London Biggin Hill Airport, the service center is expected to feature 3,065 sq. metres (of hangar space and is set to be fully operational by the fourth quarter of 2016. The service centre will be equipped to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, as well as modifications, avionics installations, and aircraft on ground (AOG) support for Bombardier Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. The facility will also bolster Bombardier Business Aircraft´s European parts presence.

Bombardier, headquartered in Montreal, Canada, is a manufacturer of both planes and trains.