MRO Management

ADE receives EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organisation approval

ADE 14-line hangar in construction
photo_camera ADE's 14-line hangar is currently under construction

The MRO arm of Capital A, Asia Digital Engineering (ADE), has obtained the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 145 Maintenance Organisation approval.

Mahesh Kumar, chief executive of ADE, said: “We are very proud to add EASA Part 145 approval to our long list of maintenance certifications and authorisations.”

EASA’s Part 145 Maintenance Organisation approval stands as a gold standard in aviation maintenance, upholding the highest levels of safety and quality in its operations.

Kumar added: “This is a significant achievement, and is a result of all the hard work and  commitment  from the team at ADE.”

“Thanks to their dedication and service excellence, ADE is now able to provide industry leading aircraft maintenance support in Asia Pacific and beyond.

“ADE will continue to bring the highest work ethics and business standards to Asia Pacific’s aviation market and become a significant force in MRO services in the region.”

Anthony Loke Siew Fook, Minister of Transport Malaysia, said: “Congratulations to ADE on obtaining the highly acclaimed EASA Maintenance Organisation approval.

“This accomplishment not only underscores the nation’s commitment to adhering the highest global standards, but also positions Malaysia as a hub for excellence in the aviation and aerospace industry.

“ADE’s dedication to high quality of service and safety serves as an inspiration to other homegrown MRO players, and we look forward to the positive impact this milestone will have on our country’s aviation and aerospace landscape.”

ADE is also currently building a new state-of-the-art hangar in KLIA Aeropolis. Scheduled for completion by the first half of 2024, ADE states that this facility will further enhance its capabilities in providing top-tier MRO services, solidifying its position as an up-and-coming player in the region’s aviation maintenance sector.

The company is also in the process of establishing new component workshops to support its expanding operations.

ADE has set an ambitious hiring target for 2024, with plans to recruit 500 to 600 aviation professionals ranging from aircraft technicians to engineers, paving the way for further growth and innovation in Malaysia’s aviation and aerospace sector.


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