“The EASA certification marks a major step forward in Air Works capabilities. The approval further consolidates Air Work’s position as an emerging regional aeronautical repair center” said Suresh Soni, Partner, GTI and Director at Air Works. The development of our technological expertise, coupled with our high level of competitiveness, will enable us to expand our service offerings.
Air Works Commercial MRO in Hosur presently has one hangar capable of housing two ATR 72 Size aircraft or one narrow body aircraft, and with 13000 Sq. feet of office and back shop space. The company plans to build one more wide body hangar to be ready by end 2010. Air Works plans to invest up to USD $40 Million for setting up the additional hangars, a dedicated paint operation, and future engine/component MRO activities.
About Air Works
Established in 1951, Air Works is the largest independent General Aviation and the only third party Airline MRO Company in India. With an extensive and skilled work force of over 450 employees across 10 airports in the country, Air Works manages India's largest aviation technical staff and provides comprehensive services for fixed and rotary wing aircraft. The company has long experience in running India's largest MRO operation for jet & turboprop aircraft and helicopters and currently maintains 80 corporate aircraft around India and provides support services to airlines in India. In 2007, New York-based private investment firm Global Technology Investment and construction firm Punj Lloyd made growth equity investments in Air Works. In 2008, Air Works became first Indian Commercial MRO to receive approval from DGCA for its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul [MRO] operations in Hosur, near Bangalore. For more information, please visit www.airworks.in.