Aviation Week’s MRO Middle East Conference & Exhibition, held in Dubai, includes conferences led by industry experts and an exhibition hall where airlines, MRO providers, suppliers, OEMs, regulators, lessors and industry experts can peruse new products and services for the MRO industry. Below are some of the services based in the region that will be featured at the event.
1. Maintenance at Istanbul’s Ataturk and Antalya International Airports
Company: Onurair Technics
Product: Base and Line Maintenance
Specifications: Onurair, a private airline in Turkey, is celebrating its 24th anniversary this year. Since 2011, the airline has operated its own maintenance hangar at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Onurair Technic, a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)/Bermuda and Russian Part 145 organization, offers base and line maintenance services at Ataturk and Antalya International airports. The company is D1 rated, authorizing it to provide Level 3 nondestructive testing (NDT) and EASA-approved composite and structure repairs for all types of aircraft parts.
2. Middle East Life-Cycle Gas Turbine Services
Company: Chromalloy Arabia
Product: Gas Turbine Engine Solutions
Specifications: Chromalloy Arabia provides life-cycle gas turbine engine solutions including component repair, parts, materials, asset management and many related services. The company offers commercial and military aircraft operators a range of technologies and advanced service solutions, in addition to serving energy producers and land-based turbine operators. Chromalloy Arabia, a joint venture between Chromalloy and Arabian Qudra, is based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, with a sales and service office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The business serves operators across the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey.
3. Global Component Provider
Product: Aircraft Components
Specifications: Locations across the world, including Dubai, make Avtrade a global component provider in the aviation industry. The company offers tailor-made support solutions for aircraft, and it specializes in a wide range of component services. Besides component support, it handles trading and leasing services, repair management and global logistics. Avtrade has 24/7 global support available and says it is able to immediately ship aircraft spares from its inventory.
4. New Airbus Aircraft Tooling
Company: Satair Group
Product: Tool Services
Specifications: Satair has had stock in the Dubai Airport Free Zone since 2008 and has been supporting Middle East operators and MROs for 40 years. With offices in Dubai, Satair offers Airbus tool services specifically for the A350 and A320neo. Airbus has invested in the tool capabilities for these aircraft to consolidate and streamline repairs for its in-service fleet. Satair provides single sales and tool packages along with tool repair and leasing, and ground support equipment seminars.
5. Aftermarket Supplier Soon To Add Middle East Location
Company: TP Aerospace
Product: Wheels and Brakes
Specifications: TP Aerospace is an aftermarket supplier of aircraft wheels and brakes, offering a large inventory in the market for most commercial, regional and commuter aircraft types. With warehouses in Europe, North America and Southeast Asia, TP Aerospace will soon have a location in the UAE. The company offers 24/7 support on a sale, exchange, loan or lease basis, as well as all-inclusive exchange and cost-per-landing programs.
6. Middle East Engine Nacelle Services
Product: Engine Nacelle Services
Specifications: Located in Dubai, Ames is a joint venture between Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance and Aircelle Safran Group. Ames offers maintenance and repair services for all engine nacelle types and serves airlines operating out of the Middle East region. Its repair shop is located in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone and has an extensive service portfolio that includes repair and on-wing inspection, management of nacelle spare parts and assistance in optimizing maintenance schedules.
7. Dubai Warehouse
Company: OEM Services
Product: Component Support
Specifications: Founded in 2005 by Diehl Aerospace, Liebherr Aerospace, Thales Avionics and Zodiac Aerospace, OEMServices offers component support for airlines. The company stores aeronautical products used for logistic services worldwide in warehouses in Paris and Dubai. It handles component services for aircraft types including Airbus A380s, A330s and A320s and ATR regional aircraft.