GE Aviation has opened a new service centre in Brisbane, Australia to support customers in the Asia-Pacific.

The centre - located at Brisbane Airport - supports avionics, flight management, electrical power, Dowty propellors and other systems on aircraft types such as the Boeing 737 and 787, De Havilland Canada Dash-8 Q400, and Fokker F-50, says GE Aviation.

Brisbane Airport

Source: Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport

It will also provide support for Lockheed Martin C-130J and Leonardo C-27J tactical transports operated by the Royal Australian Air Force.

The centre represents and investment of $8 million.

“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,” says GE Australia Country head Sam Maresh.

“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.”