Boeing Business Jets name first authorized service center in Middle East
Boeing has signed an agreement with Alsalam Aircraft Company, making the firm the first authorized service center for Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) in the Middle East region, stated a press release.
The agreement was announced during the eighth annual Dubai International Air show. Based in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh, Alsalam will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services as well as BBJ warranty work on behalf of Boeing.
More than 27 percent of BBJ customers are from the Middle East region. With the addition of Alsalam, BBJ operators can chose from three service centers in Europe and two in the United States for authorized service and warranty work.
Boeing Business Jets is a joint venture with General Electric launched in July 1996 to respond to market demand for a larger, more capable business airplane that can fly more than 11,000 kilometers. There are more than 69 BBJs in service worldwide. — (menareport.com)
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