Bombardier's U.S.-based Service Centres and Technicians Earn 2012 FAA AMT Diamond Award Certificate of Excellence

SOURCE: Bombardier Inc.

SUMMARY:

  • Bombardier’s commitment to quality, safety and training continues to drive performance at all eight U.S. facilities
  • Five team members in four locations qualify for individual Gold awards, highlighting personal commitment to continuous learning

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March 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Bombardier Aerospace today announced that each of its eight wholly owned service centres in the U.S. has been awarded a 2012 Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Diamond Award Certificate of Excellence, the industry’s highest honour for aviation maintenance.

This award recognizes Bombardier’s commitment to offering customers access to the most highly skilled workforce through an extensive training program. For more than a decade, Bombardier’s service centres have consistently earned the Diamond Award of Excellence, spearheaded by the Hartford facility’s 14 consecutive awards. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) sponsors the award, which is presented annually to U.S.-based AMT employers that take a proactive role in training 100 per cent of their technical workforce.

“Continually developing our team is an essential part of building valuable relationships between OEM-trained technicians and our operators,” said Stan Younger, Vice President, Aircraft Service Centres, Bombardier Customer Services. “Building robust expertise across our network enables our team to help our customer community better evaluate how they operate and maintain their aircraft to drive value, reduce costs and improve the overall ownership experience of Bombardieraircraft.”

Bombardier employs over 2,000 people at its eight service centres in the U.S. – which each received the AMT Diamond Award of Excellence based on the initial and recurrent training completed by their eligible employees in 2012.

This year, five team members, from Fort Lauderdale, Wichita, Hartford and Tucson, were also recognized with the highest individual honour – the Gold award. Earning this award requires a minimum of 80 hours of eligible aviation maintenance training, as well as satisfactory completion of a college-level course of three credit hours or 40 classroom hours in Mathematics, English, Science, Aviation Safety, Human Factors, Management, Quality Control or similar aviation career-related courses.

In addition to the company’s eight wholly owned service centres in the U.S. and one at Schiphol International Airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Bombardier’s business and commercial aircraft customers have access to a broad network of more than 60 Authorized Service Facilities.

About Bombardier 
Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, we posted revenues of $16.8 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Notes to Editors

Bombardier and The Evolution of Mobility are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

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Bombardier Aerospace
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