Jet Aviation Basel & Singapore Named GE Authorized Service Center for GE CF34-3 Engines
ORLANDO, Florida – GE Aviation named Jet Aviation Singapore and Jet Aviation Basel as authorized service centers for GE's CF34-3 engines powering the Bombardier Challenger series.
With this agreement, Jet Aviation Singapore and Jet Aviation Basel can perform line maintenance inspections and routine installed engine maintenance, including removal and replacement of engines and engine components. This authorization also allows Jet Aviation to provide OnPointSM solution and GE’s new engine warranty support. In 2012, GE Aviation named Jet Aviation St. Louis as an authorized service center.
"GE Aviation is proud to welcome Jet Aviation Singapore and Jet Aviation Basel to the growing CF34-3 Authorized Service Center network," said Brad Mottier, vice president and general manager of GE Aviation's Business & General Aviation organization. "These two centers expand our service center footprint in both Europe and Asia, allowing our customers to have access to OEM-quality service and support around the world."
GE Aviation is expanding its service network for business and general aviation engines with more than 50 Authorized Service Centers for M601, H80 and CF34 engines. This network enables customers to have access to OEM-quality service and support around the world.
Since its service entry in 1983 on the Challenger 601 Corporate Jet, the CF34 has earned an industry-leading reputation as one of the cleanest, quietest and most fuel efficient engines in its class. These rugged, airliner-class powerplants set a new standard in corporate aviation for reliability and low maintenance costs.
Across the CF34 family, GE has delivered more than 6,000 engines and continuously invests in product enhancements. Today, CF34 engines are in service with more than 1,000 business jet operators and more than 200 regional jet operators in more than 70 countries.
Jet Aviation Basel is a world-renowned completions and maintenance center employing more than 1,600 professionals. The facility has in-house design and engineering departments, along with on-site cabinetry, upholstery, fiberglass and paint shops. The organization is capable of outfitting jets as large as an Airbus A380, and has already completed numerous Airbus ACJ319, ACJ320, ACJ330, ACJ340 in addition to other manufacturer's aircraft. Jet Aviation Basel also provides aircraft maintenance and repair services to a wide variety of business jets. It is a factory approved service center by Airbus and other business jet manufacturers. The location holds a jet aircraft repair station rating by the FAA #QV1Y440K and the EASA #CH.145.0232, in addition to approval certificates of 21 other national aviation authorities.
Jet Aviation Singapore provides scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, aircraft repair, defect troubleshooting and rectifications and aircraft modifications. In addition, the company offers interior refurbishment, avionics modification and exterior painting services. Jet Aviation Singapore holds repair station approvals from various countries, including FAA #J8MY465N and EASA #145.0461. It is a Factory Authorized Service Center and Warranty Repair Facility for the Gulfstream series, an Authorized Service Center for the Nextant 400XT aircraft and a Boeing BBJ line maintenance station. It further supports Bombardier Challenger 300 / 600 / 601 / 604 / 605 series, Bombardier Global Express and XRS, Global 5000, 6000, and Bombardier Learjet 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 60 series aircraft. Located at Seletar Airport, the company also offers FBO services in Singapore at Seletar and Changi International airports.
Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. Close to 4,500 employees cater to client needs from more than 20 facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North and South America. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter services, aircraft sales and personnel services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of more than 250 aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com and follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/jetaviation.
About GE Aviation
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet, turboprop and turboshaft engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings.