Jet Aviation Basel receives line maintenance facility approval for Bombardier CL350

Sept. 9, 2014
Expands its service capabilities

Basel / Switzerland, September 09, 2014 – Jet Aviation Basel recently signed an amendment to its Bombardier Authorized Service Center agreement to include the Challenger 350 and the company is now authorized to perform line maintenance on CL350 aircraft.

With this authorization, Jet Aviation Basel expands its service capabilities to include line maintenance services for Bombardier’s Challenger 350.

“We are delighted to extend our maintenance support and expertise to owners and operators of the Challenger 350 business jet,” says David Ricklin, director of Bombardier Maintenance at Jet Aviation Basel. “We maintain a strong working relationship with Bombardier to ensure we are skilled in their technologies, which this approval recognizes.”

“We strive to anticipate the needs of our customers in order to deliver them the most benefit,” says Johannes Turzer, vice president and general manager of the Jet Aviation Basel Maintenance Center. “While the service expansion directly benefits our CL350 customers, the new authorization endorses Jet Aviation Basel’s continued commitment to safety, quality and security.”

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 or the Boeing 747-8 series and has already completed numerous Airbus 319ACJ, A320, A330, A340 and Boeing B737, B757, B767 and B747-400 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, Boeing, Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer and Gulfstream. The location also 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, 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 airport 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 and follow us on twitter: