MGAE in Talks with Spicejet for MRO Services for Bombardiers
MGAE was also in discussions with another Jet Airways for MRO services at Rajiv Gandhi international Airport here the official said.
MGAE is a 50:50 Joint Venture partnership between Malaysian Aerospace Engineering Sdn.
Bhd and GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited.
The MRO facility already has signed an agreement with Spicejet for its Boeing 737 airplanes and discussions are on how to offer services for its Bombardier Q400 fleet.
"We are in discussions with Spicejet (for their Bombardier fleet). We have already signed a five year contract for MRO facilities for their Boeing 737 fleet. I cannot tell you when the deal will be closed," the official told PTI.
Spicejet recently acquired 15 Q-400 aircraft at a listprice of USD 450 million.
The Q-400 aircraft, which will be flying in India for the first time, has a seating capacity of about 80 and would
operate in Tier II and III cities.
Besides Q400, Spicejet has 36 aircraft (Boeing serices) in its fleet and are being serviced by MGAe, a Spicejet
MGAE currently has medium to long term contracts with live customers- Go Air, Spice jet, Bank of China Aviation and another two undisclosed key companies.
The MRO complex which was set up with an investment of Rs 350 crore can perform base maintenance 'C' and 'D' checks for A320s, ATR 42s, ATR
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