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INTERNATIONAL

THE BUSINESS OF BIZ-JET

MAINTENANCE IN LATIN AMERICA

As the global fleet of general and business aviation aircraft grows,
AMT turned its sights south to learn more about the business of
business-jet maintenance activity in Latin America.
By Ronald Donner

his is a very large and diverse region, so there are
certain areas that have a stronger, more robust
MRO climate than others," says Francisco Zozaya,
president of Jet Support Services, Inc. ( JSSI)
Latin America and senior vice president, business development and strategy. The JSSI leader
goes on to explain: "Maintenance support for
turboprop through mid-size business jets is most
common in the region and, therefore, it is more
competitive. There are fewer technicians trained
in larger, long-range business jets in this region.
The shops that are most successful specialize

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in certain airframes and build their reputation
through dependable service."
Gulfstream reports to have approximately 230
aircraft based in Latin America. The three largest fleets are in Mexico with 100 aircraft, Brazil
having 40 aircraft and Venezuela with 27. More
than half of the approximately 40 Gulfstream
aircraft in Brazil are based in São Paulo and Rio
de Janeiro and more than a third operate out of
Congonhas and Galeão.
The large cabin OEM has four companyauthorized warranty facilities (AWFs) where the

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Aircraft Maintenance Technology

Changing of the Seasons
Nip/Tuck: Aircraft Edition
Staving Off Obsolescence
The Business of Biz-Jet Maintenance in Latin America
Airlines Need MROs to be More Like Pit Crews
Stepping Up Ladder Safety
Time to Upgrade?
Browsing the Digital Library
Product Showcase
Only the Paranoid Survive: Overcoming Complacency
It Takes Teamwork to Identify Safety Challenges
Can People be Trained to Become Better Service Providers?
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Nip/Tuck: Aircraft Edition
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Staving Off Obsolescence
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - The Business of Biz-Jet Maintenance in Latin America
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Airlines Need MROs to be More Like Pit Crews
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Stepping Up Ladder Safety
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Time to Upgrade?
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Browsing the Digital Library
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Product Showcase
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Only the Paranoid Survive: Overcoming Complacency
Aircraft Maintenance Technology - It Takes Teamwork to Identify Safety Challenges
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Can People be Trained to Become Better Service Providers?
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Advertisers' Index
Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Refresh + Renew
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