UAE-firm, Lockheed announce alliance
Dubai, November 19, 2013
The UAE-based Skyone Maintenance Services has announced a business alliance with Lockheed Martin's Kelly Aviation Center (LMKAC), a provider of engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, at the Dubai Air Show today.
"Our chairman Jaideep Mirchandani's vision is to be a premier provider of commercial aircraft and engines throughout the Middle East," said Salim Sayani, Skyone chief executive officer. "Lockheed Martin's Kelly Aviation Center's expertise will help us provide our customers with a single centre of MRO services for airframes and engines. Through these technical and commercial collaborations, we are implementing phase one of our plans to develop our 225,000 sq ft state-of-the-art MRO facility that is near completion in Fujairah, UAE."
"We have already performed engine MRO work with Skyone with great success, and we are eager to continue to support Skyone's vision for the future," stated Frank Cowan, LMKAC director of business development.
Established in Fujairah, Skyone Maintenance Services provides aircraft maintenance, field recovery teams and material support to operators of a wide range of Airbus and Boeing aircraft types, including the B737 family, A320 and B747. Skyone is located at the Fujairah International Airport on the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, ideally situated for the Middle East, India and Africa markets. - TradeArabia News Service