Published On:February 17 2010
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GMR to start MRO unit by next year
GMR Group is planning to launch its Maintenance, Repair and Overhauling (MRO) facility near the airport by April next year. The proposed MRO is being set up through a joint venture by GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) and MAS Aerospace Engineering (MAE), a subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines.
The MRO facility is coming up in 25 acre site and in the first phase, 18 acres will be developed along with the apron facility. The centre will have two hangars that can accommodate two narrow bodied and one wide-bodied aircraft.
The unit will have the facility to serve Boeing 737 and Airbus-320 in narrow body segment and Boeing 777 and Airbus-330 in wide body segment. It will have a total investment around US$80 to $90 million.