LBAS: Record for completion on a Bombardier aircraft
Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) has performed a 96-month overhaul on a Challenger 604 aircraft belonging to Swiss Air Ambulance (REGA) in 31 days – a record for the company.
As the biggest planned maintenance event on the Challenger 604 aircraft, the 96-month inspection is comparable to the D-check of a large commercial airliner. To meet REGA’s requirements, LBAS set up a dedicated team for the inspection and managed to reduce the downtime dramatically.
Ernst Kohler, CEO of REGA underlines: “We need a reliable and competent partner to perform maintenance on our aircraft. The time required to perform the work is a critical element for us, along with quality and budget. We selected LBAS and we are very pleased with the services that were promised and delivered.”
LBAS has just finished working on REGA’s second Challenger 604 aircraft, which returned to customer service on December 6. The overhaul of the third Challenger 604 business jet is scheduled for January 2011.