Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) has expanded its
Services Centre Network, signing an agreement with Citadel
Completions, a company based at Chennault International Airport
(CWF) in Louisiana, USA.
Citadel will provide ACJ customers with a wide
spectrum of capabilities, including maintenance, engineering,
modification and upgrade services.
Citadel’s facilities include
a 10,000 ft runway to accommodate the large aircraft and a
highly skilled labour force for heavy maintenance, repair and
overhaul (MRO) services.
Noel Christen (Left), Vice President of Operations at Citadel with Benoit Defforge, President of ACJ
The 260,000 sqft facility and its numerous hangars can accommodate multiple aircraft
Citadel can support aircraft registered
worldwide and holds Part 145 Repair Station certifications from
the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.
The deal expands the ACJ Service Centre Network
locations in Dubai (UAE), Xiamen (PRC), Basel (Switzerland),
Bordeaux (France) and Indianapolis (US).
Capabilities include all
maintenance related activities, cabin-refurbishing and
cabin/system upgrades, giving ACJ customers/operators a globally
approved network of facilities to rely on.
More than 210 Airbus corporate jets and over 1,800
private and business aviation Airbus helicopters are in service
worldwide, flying on every continent, including Antarctica.
The signing ceremony took place at MEBAA 2022 in Dubai,
one of the Middle East
and North Africa’s leading business aviation events.
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