Kuehne+Nagel has signed a three-year logistics service contract with GMR Aero Technic, a subsidiary of GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited.
With the contract, Kuehne+Nagel will focus on inbound and outbound international air logistics needs, reduce downtime and 24×7 AOG support for GMR Aero Technic.
GMR Aero Technic said it was “constantly upgrading” its capabilities and expanding its service offerings to meet demand for MRO services in Asia Pacific. The Indian MRO industry is expected to grow to US$4.0 billion by 2031, according to forecasts.
Coen van der Maarel, managing director, Kuehne+Nagel India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, said: “We have been supporting GMR Aero Technic with expertise over the last few years by providing them with aircraft maintenance solutions in a timely, cost-effective manner. We are delighted and look forward to adding value to their operations and meeting their international logistics requirements. Technological advancements and disruptions are expected to accelerate the industry’s evolution, and Kuehne+Nagel will continue to be an innovative and committed business partner to GMR Aero Technic.”
GMR Aero Technic’s CEO Ashok Gopinath commented: “We are delighted to continue our partnership with Kuehne+Nagel. Kuehne+Nagel has proven to be a reliable partner of choice for aircraft maintenance logistics. Their commitment towards AOG deliverables remained unaffected even during the pandemic. GMR Aero Technic continues investing in upgrading and expanding their service offerings for aerospace customers, and our partnership with Kuehne+Nagel serves that priority.”