New Delhi (India), November 9 (ANI): In a significant development, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Airbus, Europe’s largest aircraft manufacturer, have signed a contract for the establishment of a maintenance service , repair and overhaul (MRO). facilities dedicated to the A-320 family of aircraft.
The official signing took place on November 9 at a reception in New Delhi, marking a significant milestone in the Indian aerospace industry.
This collaboration between HAL, a leading aerospace and defense company in India, and Airbus, a global aerospace giant, illustrates a shared commitment to furthering India’s ‘Make-in-India’ mission.
Establishment of MRO facilities for the A-320 family of aircraft on Indian soil is expected to strengthen the country’s self-reliance and local manufacturing capabilities.
Airbus’ unwavering commitment to ‘Make in India’ not only strengthens the country’s aerospace sector, but also demonstrates India’s burgeoning expertise in high-tech manufacturing.
These strategic partnerships have the potential to elevate India’s status as a key player in the global aerospace market.
This aligns perfectly with the vision of ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’, where self-reliance and indigenous manufacturing are at the forefront of economic growth and development.
Airbus’ continued investments and collaborations with Indian counterparts underscore the company’s unwavering confidence in India’s potential to contribute significantly to the global aerospace supply chain.
This collaboration with HAL marks another step forward in this direction, fostering technological advancement and fostering skill development within the country.
Establishment of MRO facilities for the A-320 family of aircraft not only signifies a strengthening of India’s aerospace infrastructure but also opens up opportunities for employment and upskilling in the region.
The joint initiative by HAL and Airbus is poised to create a positive ripple effect across the aerospace sector, thereby strengthening India’s position on the global stage. (ANI)