GMR group and Airbus on Thursday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that the allows the two to explore potential synergies in different strategic areas of aviation including maintenance, components, training, digital and airport services.
The MoU was signed at Aero India 2021 in Bengaluru. Under the MoU, the GMR Group and European aircraft manufacturer Airbus will collaborate to explore a broad scope of aviation services like maintenance, components, training, digital and airport services both for commercial and military aircraft to benefit the entire aerospace ecosystem in the country.
“Under this partnership, GMR and Airbus teams will work together and innovate across areas such as airport operations and air cargo supply chain among others to realise our shared goals,” SGK Kishore, Executive Director — South and Chief Innovation Officer, GMR Airports said.
Rémi Maillard, President and Managing Director, Airbus India and South Asia said that through this partnership, the two will align in our mission to provide world-class aviation services in the region. “We will work together towards developing solutions that will shape the future of aviation services in the region,” he said.
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GMR Group has diverse experience spanning three decades. Recently it completed the construction of a new terminal building at Clark International Airport in the Philippines in a record time of 24 months. Meanwhile, Airbus has been fostering and supporting the development of the Indian aerospace and aviation industry.
As part of the partnership, Airbus and GMR Group will work together on several areas to support and further develop the aerospace industry of the country.