AgustaWestland opens new facility in Belgium

New repair and overhaul facility in Belgium for AgustaWestland subsidiary, Agusta Aerospace Services.
AgustaWestland ribbon cutting at new Belgium facility

AgustaWestland ribbon cutting at new Belgium facility

AgustaWestland has opened a new repair and overhaul facility close to Brussels Airport in Zaventem, Belgium.

Agusta Aerospace Service undertakes repair and overhaul of AgustaWestland’s light twin models including A109 legacy, AW109 Power and GrandNew, the Bell 204/205/206 and AB212/412 helicopter types, with EASA-Part 145 approval from the Belgian CAA (BCAA under BE.145.22). The facility achieved FAA approval in 2007.

Daniele Romiti, CEO of AgustaWestland, said: “This facility is called to support our existing and expanding product range playing a key role in the important European market and in other regions. Agusta Aerospace Services is and will be a major part of the effort of providing our customers with  the best and most comprehensive range of support services available.”

Romiti added: “We’ve increasingly become a total capability provider and we are committed to further strengthening this strategy to allow our growing customer base to maximize mission effectiveness and improve efficiencies.”

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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