Airbus and THAI Sign MRO Joint Venture

Airbus and Thai Airways International (THAI) have signed an agreement to establish a new joint venture maintenance and overhaul (MRO) facility at U-Tapao International Airport near Bangkok.

The accord was signed at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse in June by Usanee Sangsingkeo, acting president, THAI; and Eric Schulz, chief commercial cfficer, Airbus, in the presence of Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand and Guillaume Faury, president Airbus Commercial Aircraft.

The new MRO will be one of the most modern and extensive in the Asia-Pacific region, offering heavy maintenance and line services for all widebody aircraft types. The facility will feature the latest digital technologies as well as advanced inspection techniques, Airbus says.