Bombardier breaks ground in Singapore


Company starts work on OEM owned service centre in Singapore

Bombardier SingaporeBombardier
Aerospace has announced that construction work has begun on
its new service centre for business aircraft at Singapore’s Seletar airport. The
facility is due to open in the second quarter of 2013. It will be capable of
performing a variety of light to heavy maintenance tasks on all Bombardier Learjet, Challenger and Global

“Singapore is a
strategic location within Asia-Pacific, with a first-class workforce, and
Bombardier business aircraft customers appreciate the value of having
OEM-backed services and OEM-trained staff within easy reach,” said Éric Martel,
president, Bombardier customer services and specialised and amphibious aircraft,
Bombardier Aerospace. “We look forward to providing our customers with a full range
of aftermarket services from this central location, just as we are doing with
our hubs in North America and Europe.”

March, Bombardier announced plans to locate a simulator in the region for pilot
and maintenance training for Global aircraft
customers. The Singapore
facility will bring the total number of Bombardier-owned service centres to 10