GMR arm’s MRO facility at Rajiv Gandhi airport will be ready in Nov

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on March 12, 2018

A Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility being set up by an India-Malaysia joint venture at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, here will be ready in November.

The MAS-GMR Aerospace Engineering Company Ltd, a 50:50 joint venture between Malaysian Aerospace Engineering, a subsidiary of Malaysian Airline System Bhd, and GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd., a subsidiary of GMR infrastructure limited is implementing the project.

This joint venture is a third party Airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul located in the special economic Zone at the Airport. It has the capability to provide base maintenance services, starting with narrow bodied aircraft like Airbus A320, ATR 42/72 and Boeing 737-NG, and subsequently wide-body aircraft like A330 and Boeing 777.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation is completing the audit of the facility this month. It currently has close to 350 employees and the bulk of the manpower is made up of local Indian skilled work force, while retired Malaysia Airlines engineers and technicians are also employed to kick-start the operations.

Published on October 21, 2011

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