Bangkok (VNA/NNT) - Thai Airways International Plc. (THAI) of Thailand is set to unveil the world's No. 1 Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Centre by the year 2021.
Usanee Sangsingkeo, THAI Acting President, said that THAI has reached an initial
agreement with Airbus to exchange necessary information and jointly evaluate
the potential development of a TG MRO Complex Development at U-Tapao
International Airport, which is part of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC)
development plan 2017-2021.
This agreement will drive Thailand to unveil the world's most modern MRO centre,
equipped with cutting-edge innovation and technological advancements that
adheres to international standards.
The centre will also support other aviation business industries that comply
with the Government’s policies, serve airlines across the region and the world
as well as create sustainable revenue for THAI and Thailand, in accordance with
the Thailand 4.0 plan as the Gateway to Asia.
Upon its completion, the new aircraft maintenance centre will be able to
provide light and heavy maintenance for multiple aircraft types utilising the
latest digital technology to assess and conduct aircraft maintenance with high
performance evaluation technology.
Furthermore, it will include an intelligent maintenance centre that is
environmentally friendly and will reduce investment costs. The centre will also
be able to train the best aviation technicians and engineers based on
international standards, which will support the future expansion of aircraft
maintenance business in the years to come.-NNT/VNA