Subscribe Free
in Maintenance

Dubai Airshow: Chinese MRO target Middle East

Posted 12 November 2017 · Add Comment

China's largest MRO company has set its sights on the Middle East as one of the areas for growth in coming years.

Ameco  says it wants to increase both its market coverage and capabilities and is planning to increase cooperation with partners on aircraft, engines, components and landing gear, said executive vice-president and chief market officer, Zhu Xiao.

Headquartered in Beijing, Ameco has maintenance bases in 11 Chinese cities. The company says it is increasing its Middle East customer base and is providing heavy maintenance for Iraqi Airways’ wide-body aircraft.

For airframe overhaul, Ameco has added new customers from Iraq and Turkey, as well as several European and Asian clients, as it develops new capabilities on new-generation aircraft such as the Boeing 737MAX, Airbus A350XWB and Airbus A320neo.

It is also expanding its modification and retrofit capabilities, such as passenger-to-freighter conversions on Boeing 757s.

For engine overhaul, Ameco says it has seen rapid growth in its V2500-A5 engine overhaul business, and now performs repairs on thrust reversers for V2500-A5, CFM56-5B, CFM56-7B, CFM56-3 and Trent 700. It plans to invest in a new aircraft-related component workshop.

The company also plans to build up Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 generator capabilities, as well as further expanding its power by the hour (PBH) services.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Emirates to link Phnom Penh and Bangkok with new daily service

The service from Dubai to Phnom Penh, via Bangkok, will provide passengers travelling between the capital cities of Cambodia and Thailand with more flight options.

Emirates celebrates 20 years of services to Lahore and Islamabad

Emirates has marked 20 years of successful operations in Lahore and Islamabad, two of Pakistanís most populous cities. The airline has recorded solid year-on-year growth in Lahore and Islamabad over the years, carrying more than 8.4

Etihad Airways to deploy latest generation 787 Dreamliners on flights to China

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily service from Abu Dhabi to Chengdu, effective 1 July 2019, replacing the Airbus A330-200 currently operating the route. Also from 1 July, the airlinesí daily service

Etihad Airways Engineering joins forces with Fabrica Argentina de Aviones

Etihad Airways Engineering has signed a collaboration agreement with Argentinaís main aircraft manufacturer, Fabrica Argentina de Aviones (FAdeA), to serve MRO customers in South America.

Upswing in investments in Middle East for efficient Air Traffic Control

The airline industry made history by registering its busiest day ever when a record-making 202,157 flights were monitored criss-crossing the skies the world over in June last year. More than 19,000 flights at once at the dayís peak were

Defence spending on the up in the Middle East

The Middle East is cited by Deloitte as one of the key regions that are expected to contribute to industry performance in the near term, in its 2019 global aerospace and defence industry outlook. It states that defence spending in the

IQPC 3CACSK290150319
See us at
Connect MEIA BT1402010519Aviation Africa BT0607280219SaudiAirshowBT0711140319IQPC 3CACBT290150319ACCA19_BT2141218280219