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New Hyderabad International Airport leases land to Indian Airlines for MRO facility

IA to transfer its existing MRO in Begumpet to Shamshabad The MRO to service aircraft belonging to Indian Airlines and Air India

Hyderabad (IndiaPRwire), GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd, (GHIAL) has signed a lease agreement with Indian Airlines Limited (IA) for setting up Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) facility at the upcoming Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Hyderabad.Press Release distribution via India PRwire

As per terms of the agreement, the Indian Airlines will build a new MRO facility at the new international airport at Shamshabad. The existing operations at Begumpet Airport are expected to be transferred to the new MRO once the new facility is completed and commissioned at the new international airport around the time the airport goes operational in the first quarter of 2008.

GHIAL will invest and build connecting taxiway, apron and engine run-up bay as common facilities for the Indian Airlines' MRO.

The facility in Begumpet airport handles the initial maintenance checks (including C-Checks on IA's Airbus-320 aircraft. The IA will render similar service to its aircraft as well as those belonging to Air India at the new facility.

Besides the MRO in Begumpet, the Indian Airlines has similar facilities in Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata airports also.

Commenting on the partnership with Indian Airlines Limited, Mr.Srinagesh, Chief Operating officer, GHIAL stated, "We are happy to have Indian Airlines Ltd set up the MRO facility in our airport at Shamshabad. With the commissioning of Indian Airlines MRO facility, it will be another step towards our endeavor to make the airport an integrated aviation facility for our key business partners like Indian Airlines."

 

 

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