London – 5 February 2020: Bombardier Aviation announced today the significant expansion of its European customer support network at London Biggin Hill Airport.

The investment includes the construction of a new state-of-the-art service centre, capable of housing up to 14 Global 7500 aircraft at any one time. The facility will comprise a hangar of nearly 250,000 sq ft, workshop and office space and 650,000 sq ft of apron area and surrounds. Construction will begin in the first quarter of 2020.

Robert Walters, commercial director, London Biggin Hill Airport, says: “Bombardier’s expansion highlights London Biggin Hill’s commitment to the capital as a pre-eminent full-service business aviation airport and a leading centre for aviation technology and enterprise. We are proud of our partnership with Bombardier and are delighted to be supporting the company as it expands to meet the growing demand for its services.”

Jean-Christophe Gallagher, Vice President and General Manager, Customer Experience, Bombardier Aviation, says: “With the expansion of the London Biggin Hill service centre, Bombardier is taking another step in showing its unwavering commitment to provide customers with industry-leading services on a global scale, and the OEM expertise they rightfully deserve. Europe continues to be a strong market for business aviation, and we’re glad to show our commitment to our customers with this important investment in the region.”