AgustaWestland opens new facility in Belgium
New repair and overhaul facility in Belgium for AgustaWestland subsidiary, Agusta Aerospace Services.
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.”