Air India Signs Agreement for GE90 Engine Fleet Mx

 - March 2, 2011, 9:15 AM

Air India will expand MRO capabilities at its Mumbai, India facility to include GE90 engine overhaul. The current schedule calls for the Mumbai facility to be certified for basic GE90 MRO by next year. According to the company, Air India plans to build a new MRO facility in Nagpur, India, that will include GE90 testing capabilities. As part of the OnPoint solution agreement, GE will provide Air India with comprehensive material support, training and assistance on overhaul work-scoping. While Air India develops its GE90 MRO capabilities, the engine maker will provide the airline with GE90 overhaul services at GE’s MRO facilities. “Air India has more than 40 years of providing high-quality MRO services in India,” said Nalin Jain, country director for GE Aviation. “Adding GE90 engine overhaul service is the perfect expansion of Air India’s MRO capabilities.” A spokesman for GE said OnPoint solutions are flexible, long-term commitments designed to meet customers’ unique engine services needs. Available OnPoint services include overhaul, on-wing support, new and used serviceable parts, component repair, technology upgrades, engine leasing and diagnostics.