Air India has floated a tender seeking companies to operate and manage its airframe MRO facility, which is located at the Mihan SEZ in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The public sector company which is wholly owned by the Government of India (GOI) has called for firms to operate and manage Airframe MRO at Nagpur, on revenue sharing basis or similar models.
The companies bidding for the tender must have the capability of performing Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of Boeing and Airbus Aircraft and its components. Air India’s GEnx Test house facility and GE Branded Engine workshop project which is being setup in the adjacent premises is not part of the offer.
The MRO Facility at MIHAN SEZ Nagpur, is a modern facility with a fully developed and operational taxi track and connectivity to Nagpur International Airport. The MRO facility consists of two 100 mt X 100 mt twin hangars and connected workshops to cater for all Airframe MRO operations. The hangars can accommodate either 1 wide Body or 3 narrow body aircraft. The MRO has been built with on outlay of $120 million for setting up the facilities including equipment’s and tools. One of the Hangar bays is fully equipped and approved by DGCA, the Indian civil aviation authority to carry out C2 Check of B777 jetliners.