Raymond Lim, Airbus Chief Representative
The Aerospace & Defense (A&D) industry is currently witnessing significant growth and unprecedented developments due to new technology, continued consolidation, and developing markets. These developments have transformed the risk landscape, making supply chains vulnerable to disruptions. With the increase in air passenger traffic and new aircraft order, the airline operators are under significant pressure to maintain their fleet in operational condition. However, the aviation companies that provide MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) services must navigate a rocky landscape to thrive.
To address the challenges in A & D industry, Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE), an Airbus MRO subsidiary, is a leading Aircraft Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul service provider for commercial aircraft, engine, and components. Founded in 2007, SAE provides aircraft support services in the South East Asia region, specializing in single-aisle jetliners. Furthermore, as an EASA Part 145 and FAA-approved Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service provider for Airbus A320 and ATR series commercial aircraft, SAE focuses on heavy airframe maintenance and component repair.
In addition, SAE provides stellar services pertaining to aircraft maintenance services, aircraft livery painting, modifications, and major repair and components repair. To render MRO services to aircraft, SAE, has a total floor size of 50,000 square metres in Kuala Lampur, including two different hangars. The first hangar can hold up to six single-aisle planes or two wide-body planes, while the second hangar can hold up to two A320 planes for significant maintenance checks at any given time. It also has Malaysia's first eco-friendly closed-door dedicated single-aisle paint bay and state-of-the-art facilities for the repair and refurbishment of a wide range of aircraft components.
As the Airbus FHS Authorized Bonded warehouse / logistic centre for the South East Asian region, SAE’s warehouse possesses latest warehouse support system, services and support system round the clock, throughout the year and also responds to AOG situation promptly. The company’s is in compliance with applicable quality standards whereby temperature and humidity are tracked and controlled.
With A Deep Understanding Of Changing Market Needs, Customer Focus And Technological Innovation, Sae Offer Products That Connect People And Places Via Air And Space
Apart from commercial aircraft, SAE supports the Royal Malaysian Air Force's fleet of A400M military airlifters with spare parts and technical assistance. For airlines that have selected the Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) entire support package for their fleets, the facility also holds a large regional inventory of spare parts for Airbus single-aisle and wide-body aircraft.
Consequently, SAE strives to be the market leader in serving customers within the South East Asian region by providing on time delivery with the highest safety and quality standards. Some of its clients include the AirAsia Group, Malaysia Airlines, Jetstar Asia, as well as Bangkok Airways. With a deep understanding of changing market needs, customer focus and technological innovation, SAE offer products that connect people and places via air and space.