GAL, a UAE company engaged in aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with PT Garuda Maintenance Facility AeroAsia Tbk (GMF).
Signed on the sidelines of the “Indo Defense Expo & Forum” in Jakarta, this MOU is aimed at exploring opportunities for joint cooperation in projects related to the provision of maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, upgrade, and engineering services across airframes, components, and engines. The MOU also includes cooperation in the field of capability development to attract domestic and international military markets.
“We are pleased to enter into this MOU with GMF, a leading company in aircraft MRO, and we are confident that the combining of our resources and expertise will lead to innovative and valuable business relations that will reflect positively on the quality of services offered to our customers and partners”, said Mahmood Al Hameli, CEO of GAL.
“We hope by cooperating with GAL, which is also a key player in UAE Defence Industry, GMF will be able to enhance our competitiveness level and expand our defence services to a larger market. This cooperation also plays a pivotal role in GMF’s business diversification strategy to expand from commercial market to penetrate the defence industry. We are longing for a bigger collaboration with GAL in the future,” added Andi Fahrurrozi, CEO of GMF.
GAL is an Abu Dhabi-based provider of professional aerospace services and is engaged in MRO, modification, and upgrade services to government-owned / operated aircraft, engines, and components, including those of the UAE Armed Forces and other customers worldwide.
PT Garuda Maintenance Facility Aero Asia Tbk (GMF) is a company engaged in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of aircraft and industrial services. As the largest MRO service provider in Indonesia, with more than 70 years of experience, GMF originated as Garuda Indonesia Technical Division. As a world-class MRO, GMF has obtained civil aviation authority certifications from more than 20 countries, including FAA (America), EASA (Europe), CASA (Australia), and DGCA (Indonesia). Currently, GMF is expanding its business by penetrating the industrial gas turbine engine market.
Therefore, GMF is expected to realize its vision to become the most valuable MRO company through its mission of providing integrated and reliable maintenance solutions as a contribution to the nation.