Flying Colours receives Qatari approval
Canadian-based company Flying Colours receives the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority maintenance approval.
Canadian-based company Flying Colours has received the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority maintenance approval, which means that regular and line maintenance work can now be undertaken on business jets coming arriving from Qatar to Flying Colours’ facility in Peterborough, Ontario.
A maintenance team from Flying Colours has already started MRO work on its first Qatari registered aircraft at the Peterborough facility – a Bombardier Global Express – which will be has already been re-delivered to the customer.
Sean Gillespie, executive vice president, says: “This is another great achievement for Flying Colours Corp. We are very pleased to receive the approval for Qatar as demand for private jet travel throughout the Gulf region has significantly increased. It further expands our maintenance service portfolio and helps to grow our client base. We hope too to develop our business from this region now that we have this important approval.”
Recently, the St Louis facility was awarded AS9100, this quality management system has been adopted by the aerospace industry, follows attainment of the certificate at Flying Colours’ Peterborough HQ last year.
Flying Colours was appointed in February 2014 to offer full service interior refurbishment capabilities on all Bombardier Learjet, Challenger, and Global business jets at Bombardier’s wholly owned Singapore service centre at Seletar Airport in Singapore.