West Palm Beach, FL
PIAGGIO AERO P.180 Avanti Service Center Network grows by another three in US and Canada

Piaggio Aero is pleased to announce its continued commitment to its expansion in North America by adding another three new service centers to their expanding service network, in Ft. Lauderdale, Toronto and Montreal. 


This announcement comes just one month after Piaggio Aero’s expansion with West Star Aviation at its East Alton, Ill. (ALN) facility. Since 2008, the Piaggio Aero brand has doubled its North American service network and commenced an ongoing commitment to Canada, with another new service center in Calgary due to open in early 2010.


Piaggio Aero is renowned for its luxurious, hyper-stylized and “green” environmentally friendly aircraft.
The P.180 Avanti II, possess’s a combination of sleek Italian style, revolutionary performance and immense cabin size,that creates an unparalleled flying experience.


Piaggio Aero’s authorized service centers provide full factory authorized maintenance and modification on all Piaggio Aero  Avanti’s. In keeping with true Piaggio Aero fashion, these centers not only offer Avanti II repairs and regular maintenance, but ensure the highest of standards are maintained to guarantee worry-free flights and an overall exceptional ownership experience.


The P.180 Avanti II is the world’s fastest turboprop, requiring 33 percent less fuel than most twin turboprops and rivals the speed of most light cabin jets, at 402 Kts.  The size of the Avanti II is unmatched with a true stand-up cabin size offering travelers the ability to move about freely.


“As we continue to grow our business across the Americas, we actively look to appoint service centers that will add to our network and provide improved support and service for our owners and operators” said Piaggio America – Executive Vice President, John M. Bingham.


All three new service centers will be active beginning December 2009.