Bombardier inaugurates new maintenance and repair center in UK

Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier has opened its expanded Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRR) center at London’s Biggin Hill Airport.

Bombarbier announces the opening of its London Biggin Hill service centre

Bombardier announced on Wednesday 30 November 2022 the grand opening of its expanded London Biggin Hill service centre, the latest addition to the company’s large and growing global customer service network. Located at the busy London Biggin Hill Airport, the newly enhanced London Biggin Hill Service Center has spanned nearly 23,225 square meters and added a range of new maintenance and modification options and full-service interior finishing to their Learjet, Challenger and Global family of aircraft. The new hangar has increased the number of maintenance bays from 8 to 22, meaning that up to 14 of the manufacturer’s Global series aircraft, such as the Global 5500 and Global 7500, can be accommodated at the same time.

Bombardier’s London Biggin Hill service center is the airport’s largest tenant and will house the manufacturer’s brand new Global 8000 business jet when it enters service in 2025.

London Biggin Hill: one of the UK’s busiest business airports

London Biggin Hill Service Centre, a former British Royal Air Force (RAF) station was inaugurated in 2017, London Biggin Hill Airport is now one of the busiest business airports popular in the country. Bombardier has played a key role in the development of the airport, collaborating on supply chain activities and stimulating local employment. The airport does not offer scheduled commercial flights, but instead focuses on private and business flights.

“London Biggin Hill Airport is strategically located for business aviation operators – and we are delighted that Bombardier is committing to its long-term relationship here,” said Robert Walters, Chief Commercial Officer of Biggin Hill Airport.


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