• Joe Breitfeller

Etihad Engineering Reports Robust Growth Ahead of MRO Middle East Event

Etihad Airways announced on Sunday that their Etihad Engineering unit recorded robust growth in 2019 as the carrier prepares to participate in MRO Middle East at the Dubai World Trade Centre this week.


Etihad Airbus A380 Being Serviced By Etihad Engineering - Courtesy Etihad Airways

On Sunday, Etihad Airways announced robust 2019 growth for their in-house maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) division, Etihad Engineering. The carrier will be participating in the MRO Middle East event at the Dubai World Trade Centre on February 24th and 25th. Etihad engineering provides world-class maintenance services both to Etihad Airways as well as third-party operators from around the world. The MRO’s cutting-edge innovation resulted in the service of 356 aircraft in 2019 including 196 Airbus and 160 Boeing aircraft. Last year, Etihad Engineering recorded over 1.6 million man-hours in their MRO operation. In Sunday’s announcement, Etihad Engineering’s Vice President Technical Sales, Frederic Dupont said,

“The past year has been truly remarkable for Etihad Engineering as we have expanded many boundaries, from production processes to hangar utilization, to pioneering industry firsts like the A380 12 year check we completed in less than 100 days. With the support of latest cutting-edge technology and innovation powered by our team of committed top-notch aircraft engineers and mechanics, we continue to focus on delivering a differentiating value to our customers. We strive to strengthen our partnerships with international airlines and key suppliers and continue to expand in 2020 and beyond. We look forward to sharing our story with industry professionals and discussing collaborative efforts at the upcoming MRO Middle East event.”


At this week’s MRO Middle East event, Etihad Engineering will showcase their capabilities and welcome a variety of delegations and working groups. Additionally, Mr. Dupont and Etihad’s Head of Engineering, Shevantha Weerasekera, will participate in thought leadership workshops.



Source: Etihad Airways

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