Capital A Engineering Arm ADE Opens Third MRO Facility In Senai Johor

Asia Digital Engineering (ADE), the engineering arm of Capital A has opened a new Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) hangar facility in Senai, Johor Bahru offering mro service to third-party airlines.

The 5,000 square metre hangar, built on 107.4 acres is located at Senai Airport’s Free Industrial Zone and is the first MRO facility at the Senai International Airport Aviation Park, and its third MRO facility. With the latest centre, ADE is extending its expertise and best practices in airline engineering with third-party airlines providing services including component support, line maintenance and base maintenance for various aircraft models, such as the Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft families with plans to grow their capacity to service other aircraft types in the future.

Commenting on the new facility Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, CEO of Capital A said: We are confident that Johor as a state offers a new gold mine of opportunities – a valuable asset to Malaysia’s ongoing economic development. Upon opening the doors to this hangar facility, it will further expand ADE’s presence in aircraft engineering to economically bustling countries in Asia Pacific.”

” As a 21st century engineering company driven by big data, we are sure ADE will put Johor and Malaysia firmly on the map as a world leading MRO provider for AirAsia and other third party airlines within the region.”

Mahesh Kumar, CEO of ADE said: “Senai International Airport is strategically positioned, granting easy access to the rapidly growing countries in Asia Pacific. In addition, Senai Airport Terminal Services (SATS) has developed a comprehensive 20-year master plan to transform Senai International Airport and its surroundings to a world-class airport city. At ADE, we see this as a golden opportunity for us to expand our presence and expertise in the MRO space, especially in bringing more foreign investments to the state and the nation in general through the aerospace industry.

ADE’s newest hangar facility is a well aligned strategic partnership servicing AirAsia’s growing fleet of commercial aircraft  and other third party airlines. The new state of the art facility leverages one of Malaysia’s most important  development zones – the Crown Jewel of The South, Johor. Following today’s announcement ADE will have greater proximity to service numerous economically bustling countries which will further expand its presence and services in the MRO industry within the Asia Pacific region, and beyond contributing vastly to the growth of Malaysia’s aviation industry.  

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