SEPANG: Sepang Plane Engineering (SAE) has formally opened its second hangar, which would raise the upkeep, maintenance and overhaul (MRO) centre’s ability to deal with the Airbus A320 relatives.
It attributes Malaysia’s initially eco-pleasant shut-doorway paintwork bay as very well as condition-of-the-artwork workshops for the maintenance and overhaul of a broad variety of parts applied on Airbus aircraft, which include hydraulic and pneumatic methods.
SAE main executive officer Pierre Reville reported the second hangar will reinforce and expand the MRO centre’s capabilities.
“As an EASA-approved impartial aircraft MRO centre, SAE is capable to supply environment-course upkeep solutions to airways from throughout Southeast Asia and further than.
“The new hangar offers us additional versatility and space to supply far more solutions to our consumers,” he reported at the opening ceremony of the second hangar here nowadays.
“Given that we opened in 2007, we have accomplished 500 C-Checks and set up a solid status in the MRO current market for on-time and responsible service.
“We are very pleased of our contribution to the progress to progress of the Malaysian aerospace sector,” Reville additional.
The initially hangar, which opened in 2007, has a ground area of 37,000 sq. metres and can accommodate up to 6 one-aisle aircraft or two widebody aircraft at any 1 time.
The second hangar, on the other hand, has a ground area of 12,000 sq. meters. It can accommodate two one-aisle aircraft.
In addition to its industrial aircraft routines, SAE delivers spare elements and complex assist solutions to the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s fleet of A400M army airlifters.
The facility also properties a major regional inventory of spare elements for Airbus A320, A330 and A380 aircraft and airways that have selected the Airbus Flight Hour Providers (FHS) total assist offer for their fleets.
SAE employs some 500 persons.
Its consumers include the AirAsia Team, Cebu Pacific, Indigo, Jetstar Asia, Scoot, Malindo Air, MASWings and VietJet Air.