HAL and TIMCO to Set Up Airframe MRO Facilities in India

BANGALORE, INDIA — Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and TIMCO Aviation Services (TIMCO), an independent aircraft maintenance provider based in North America, will set up state-of-the-art airframe MRO facilities at HAL's Bangalore airport and manufacturing complex. HAL and TIMCO had entered into a new joint venture agreement in April this year, focused on developing comprehensive airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to commercial air transport operators in India and the neighboring region.

The MRO will provide scheduled C-checks and heavy maintenance services for operators of narrow body Airbus and Boeing commercial aircraft.

Both HAL and TIMCO have fully ratified their JV relationship and are assessing ground breaking schedule alternatives with a focus on the shifting growth outlook for the Indian and regional fleets.

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