GULFSTREAM NAMES SKYSERVICE AS ITS FIRST AUTHORIZED WARRANTY FACILITY IN CANADA

Toronto-Based Company An Approved Resource For G550, G500, G450, G350, G280, G200 And G150
Categories: Product Support

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 1, 2014 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently named SkyserviceTM as its first company-authorized warranty facility in Canada.

The agreement means Skyservice is authorized by Gulfstream to provide maintenance services and repairs within its regulatory approvals on Gulfstream G550, G500, G450, G350, G280, G200 and G150 aircraft. Gulfstream’s authorization applies to Skyservice’s three locations in Toronto, Calgary and Montreal; initially, customer support will be provided by the Toronto site.

Skyservice is one of Canada’s biggest aircraft maintenance, management and charter providers, with fixed-based operation and maintenance services facilities at each of its three locations. The 27-year-old company has almost 500 employees.

“Skyservice has managed and operated Gulfstream aircraft for years and shares Gulfstream’s commitment to providing the best service and support available,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream Product Support. “In particular, we are pleased to give our more than 30 Canadian operators and some U.S. operators based near Canada a convenient option for warranty work.”

“We are very excited about becoming an authorized warranty facility for Gulfstream,” said Marshall Myles, president and CEO, Skyservice. “This opportunity will allow us to provide our customers and Gulfstream owners in Canada with more efficient and accessible maintenance solutions. We are investing in technician training, tooling and ground support equipment for Gulfstream aircraft at our Toronto facility and will focus next on our Calgary and Montreal locations.”

Gulfstream’s network of maintenance providers includes 11 company-owned service centers in Asia, Europe, North America and South America, seven Gulfstream-authorized service centers in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America, and 14 Gulfstream-authorized warranty facilities in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

 

NOTE TO EDITORS

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 2,200 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. To meet the diverse transportation needs of the future, Gulfstream offers a comprehensive fleet of aircraft, comprising the Gulfstream G150®; the Gulfstream G280®; the Gulfstream G450®; the Gulfstream G550® and the Gulfstream G650®. Gulfstream also offers aircraft ownership services via Gulfstream Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales®. The company employs more than 14,000 people at 12 major locations. We invite you to visit our website for more information and photos of Gulfstream aircraft at www.gulfstream.com.

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about the company is available on the Internet at www.generaldynamics.com.

Founded in 1986, Skyservice is Canada's leader in business aviation. With facilities in Montreal, Toronto and Calgary, Skyservice is dedicated to world-class service and the highest levels of safety and security. Our skilled maintenance teams, outstanding fixed base operation facilities, first-class aircraft management and charter services provide our customers with an experience that truly is air travel, evolved.  For more information, please visit www.skyservice.com.

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