Textron Aviation bolsters support in Latin America through expanded relationship with TAM Aviação Executive
Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Latin America Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (LABACE) that it has expanded its relationship with longtime channel partner TAM Aviação Executive (TAM) with the approval of its Jundiai, Brazil, facility as an authorized service facility for Beechcraft King Air turboprops. The company expects to authorize additional TAM facilities for King Air support in the coming months.
“Through a relationship spanning more than 30 years, TAM is a long trusted partner with a proven track record of providing quality maintenance and excellent service to our customers,” said Bob Gibbs, vice president, Sales, Latin America and Caribbean. “With King Airs being the largest population of business turbine aircraft in the region and TAM’s extensive footprint in Brazil, this latest authorization provides this large customer base an even greater level of convenience and support.” TAM has been an authorized partner for Cessna business jet, turboprop and piston aircraft sales and service throughout Brazil since 1982 and offers integrated services such as aircraft maintenance, fixed based operations, aircraft management and aircraft charter. With Textron Aviation’s focused sales and support efforts in the region, the company expects to further extend its sales and service relationship with TAM in the coming months.
Textron Aviation continues to invest in and grow its service network within Latin America. Supporting Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker customers, the company now has 29 authorized service facilities and 6 field service engineers located throughout the Latin America region.
Textron Aviation, through its Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands, is renowned for its unrivaled global service network dedicated to complete life-cycle support. Textron Aviation’s business jet and turboprop aircraft product support organization includes a worldwide network of authorized service centers and 21 company-owned facilities with thousands of expert service engineers offering maintenance, inspections, parts, repairs, avionic upgrades, equipment installations, refurbishments and other specialized services. Textron Aviation also offers a mobile service program featuring more than 60 mobile service units, two dedicated AOG support aircraft, and on-site service technicians and support.
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