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Published on : Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Embraer Executive Jets announced today that it will expand its customer support and services in Europe by opening a new Maintenance Service Center at Le Bourget airport, Paris. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony with the airport’s French authorities at the 15th European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE), at Geneva’s Palexpo Exhibition Center, in Switzerland.
The new 4,000 square meter (43,000 square feet) Company-owned service center is twice as large as the current facility, in Le Bourget, which was established in 2008. The hangar will be built at a new and privileged airport location to provide customers with routine checks, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for Embraer´s entire business jet portfolio.
“We are continuously expanding our customer support and service infrastructure in anticipation of our fleet growth,” said Marco Túlio Pellegrini, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “As the main hub for business aviation in Europe, Le Bourget is the base of our support operations in the region and plays a key role in our expansion strategy.”
Located 20 minutes from downtown Paris, the new Embraer Executive Jets Services unit is expected to enter operation in the second half of 2016.
“Aéroports de Paris is thrilled to develop a brand new area in the Le Bourget Airport and honnoured to welcome Embraer newest state of the art maintenance facility. This new location which doubles the existing facility operated by Embraer at Paris-Le Bourget will laya major milestone of the Aeronautical Excellence Cluster of the metropolitan Grand Paris Project,” said Aéroports de Paris’ Le Bourget Managing Director François Charritat. “This is the way by which Aéroports de Paris contributes to the business aviation development in Europe, as to the actual application of our vocation: “The whole world is our guest.””
According to respectable product support surveys from the market, Embraer Executive Jets has been named one of the industry’s top performers. Its total fleet exceeds 860 business jet, which are in operation in more than 60 countries, are supported by the Company’s global Customer Support and Services network of 76 owned and authorized service centers, complemented by a 24/7 Contact Center, at its headquarters, in Brazil.