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Boeing and GMR Aero Technic to set up 737 freighter conversion line in Hyderabad

photo_camera ASL Aviation Holdings and Boeing announced an order for up to 20 additional 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters. (Boeing photo)

Boeing has partnered with GMR Aero Technic to establish a 737 freighter conversion line at the MRO company’s facility at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, India.

GMR Aero Technic will become the first Boeing supplier in India to have the capability to support future conversions of both domestic and foreign aircraft.

“Our cooperation with GMR Aero Technic is not only a testimony of the maturation of Indian MROs in the country to support the vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, but also supports the anticipated growth of the cargo sector in the region,” said Boeing India’s president Salil Gupte.

GMR Aero Technic’s CEO Ashok Gopinath commented: “With the rise in the Indian aviation industry, MRO services in India has been one of the fastest- growing market globally.

“The collaboration with Boeing reaffirms our capability to provide world-class MRO services and further contribute to the ‘Make in India’ initiative. We thank Boeing for the opportunity given and look forward to working together for future initiatives.”

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