AIR TRANSPORT, COMMERCIAL AVIATION

GE Aviation opens new Asia-Pacific Service Centre in Australia

GE Aviation | September 08, 2022 | Read time : 01:39 min

GE Aviation opens new Asia-Pacific Service Centre in Australia
GE Aviation announced the opening a new state-of-the-art facility in Australia to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for customers across the Asia-Pacific region. The new $8 million Asia-Pacific Service Centre at Brisbane Airport positions GE Aviation to support more customers and expand its presence across the region. Queensland Assistant Minister to the Premier Bart Mellish MP today officially opened the facility in a ceremony at Brisbane Airport. The world-leading facility will be the largest GE Aviation, Systems service centre in the Asia-Pacific region. The facility supports avionics, flight management, electrical power and DOWTY propeller systems on various aircraft including the Boeing 737 and 787, Q400 and F-50 regional aircraft and the Royal Australian Air Force’s fleet of C-130J Super Hercules and C-27J Spartan Military Transport Aircraft.

 “A key part of GE Aviation’s global customer services network, this truly world-class facility offers cutting-edge technology and highly skilled technicians at a one-stop shop for aviation customers from across the Asia-Pacific region. We are delighted to mark a new chapter in our Australian operations and our near two-decade relationship with Brisbane Airport with the opening of a leading aviation servicing facility that creates fresh opportunities for GE Aviation.”

GE Australia Country Leader Sam Maresh

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said “I welcome the expansion of GE Aviation’s new facility in Brisbane, building on aviation services based at Brisbane Airport servicing the Asia-Pacific region. GE Aviation’s increased investment is an investment in Queensland’s future and is a signal to young people in particular that good jobs are available in a range of industries.” Brisbane Airport CEO Gert-Jan de Graaff said “GE Aviation’s partnership with Brisbane Airport continues to go from strength to strength, and we really look forward to building our relationship. This hi-tech workshop is important for the future of the airport, and we welcome the commitment from GE Aviation as a sign of confidence in the growth outlook.” This new technologically advanced facility will employ more than 80 people and is set to boost the local economy, while also contributing to the growth of Brisbane Airport.

ABOUT GE
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is becoming GE Aerospace. The business is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components, avionics and electrical power systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE has a global service network to support these offerings.

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This note looks at airport development in London and the South East under the present and previous governments, including the work of the Airports Commission, and how airports are planning to develop their current services. The Labour Government’s 2003 aviation White Paper generally supported a ‘predict and provide’ approach, which envisioned demand for air transport in the South East increasing dramatically over the following 25 years.


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This note looks at airport development in London and the South East under the present and previous governments, including the work of the Airports Commission, and how airports are planning to develop their current services. The Labour Government’s 2003 aviation White Paper generally supported a ‘predict and provide’ approach, which envisioned demand for air transport in the South East increasing dramatically over the following 25 years.

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