Malaysia Airports and Skyways Technics Group have reached another major milestone in growing the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) component of the Subang Airport Regeneration plan, through a recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between parties. Skyways Technics Group will expand its regional Southeast Asia hub at Subang Airport with full-fledged end to end MRO facilities. Comprised of a line and base maintenance hangar, component repair workshops, a parts distribution centre, and Aircraft on Ground (AOG) support to service the Indo-Asia Pacific and Oceania regions. Of Danish heritage and with more than 30 years of experience in the maintenance of regional aircraft such as ATR, established its Asian headquarters at Subang Airport in 2014 with a workshop to repair structural components.
This collaboration marks Skyways Technic’s commitment to support Malaysia Airports to further strengthen the Subang Airport’s position as a regional aviation and aerospace centre of excellence. Subang Airport is poised to become APAC’s preferred focal point for ATR and regional aircraft MRO activities and has attracted MYR 1.0 billion in international and domestic investments via active engagements as part of their 5-year Subang Airport Regeneration initiatives,
According to Randhill Singh, Head of Kuala Lumpur International Airport Aeropolis for Malaysia Airports, “Skyways Technics is the prominent international player in the industry for ATR and regional aircraft maintenance. Skyways Technics’ intention to continually expand its capabilities and grow in South East Asia is in complete alignment with our plans for Subang Airport. The Subang Airport Regeneration strategy seeks to position Subang Airport as the turboprop hub in the Asia Pacific and meets the demands of ATR maintenance in the region. MRO activities in this region are set to grow by 150% over the next 10 years, totalling USD 21.7 billion. Subang Airport is more than ready to host Skyways Technics Group’s expanded regional headquarter that will leverage on ATR operators and MRO Centres, allowing it to cater to the region’s demand.”
Skyways Technics Group CEO Benjamin Nielsen expressed the company’s strong desire to strengthen and grow its Asia Pacific presence, “Building on 7 years of spare parts support for regional aircraft operators and lessors throughout the Asia Pacific, we feel the time is right to offer ever increasing services from our home at Subang Airport, where we have felt welcome since the very first day. Thus, it is our great pleasure to continue this journey and are honored to do so with our partner and friend, Malaysia Airports.”