Bombardier Signs Five Year Contract with Mesa Air Groupfor CRJ700 and CRJ900 Aircrafts

By CIOReview | Wednesday, June 24, 2015

MONTREAL, QUEBEC:  Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, manufacturers of innovative aviation products and services for business and commercial markets has announced that it has signed a five year heavy maintenance contract with Mesa Air Group – a Nevada Corporation commercial aviation holding company.

Based on the agreement, Bombardier will perform all heavy maintenance tasks for the airline's fleet of CRJ700 and CRJ900 aircraft at its service centers in Macon, Georgia, Bridgeport, West Virginia and Tucson, Arizona.

The CRJ Series regional jets share commonality benefits that provide flexibility to operators and allow them to optimize their fleets to meet specific market demands. The CRJ700 regional jet is the lightest aircraft in its category, delivering impressive efficiency, performance and fuel burn savings, while the CRJ900 regional jet offers tremendous flexibility and is ideally suited for growing markets.

"Bombardier's CRJ Series aircraft continue to be an essential part of Mesa's business growth strategy and network success," says Jonathan Ornstein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mesa Airlines. "While we continue to focus on building our business, it's reassuring to be supported by Bombardier's expertise as our aircraft maintenance provider."

"We are excited that Mesa continues to rely on Bombardier's service centers to help ensure its fleet of CRJ aircraft is delivering the performance and reliability that operators around the world have come to expect," says Todd Young, Vice President, Customer Services, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. "As the aircraft manufacturer, we pride ourselves on being able to provide the highest level of maintenance services for operators of our aircraft."