Emmen, Switzerland and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17 November 2016 – The official opening of the new RUAG Aviation component repair centre in Subang, Malaysia, confirms the aircraft provider’s commitment to the region. The centre serves the company’s position as a component services hub for aviation customers and OEMs in Asia. The announcement of the opening follows on a successful audit and European Safety Agency (EASA) Part 145 approval.
The opening formalises and confirms RUAG Aviation in its role as an established supplier, life cycle support provider and integrator of systems and components for civil and military aviation based in Malaysia serving the Asia region. Through this investment it reinforces the company’s commitment to the Malaysian aerospace industry and further develops the technical capabilities using local workforce engaging in effective knowledge sharing and skills.
RUAG Aviation Malaysia is establishing this new centre to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for aircraft components. “To fulfil our customer expectations in the region we closely cooperate with them and partner with selected OEMs“, said David Jones, General Manager of RUAG Aviation Malaysia. “The successful audit by the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) combined with EASA Part 145 approval affirms and supports our objective to become the partner of choice” .
As an experienced provider of full life cycle support on both civil and military aircraft, RUAG Aviation offers a comprehensive portfolio of aviation services. It maintains an extensive network of aviation partners both within Asia and worldwide. “This engagement is strongly enhancing and strengthening the Malaysian aviation industry with reliable and fast turnaround times to high Swiss quality standards”, said Stephan Jezler, Senior Vice President RUAG Aviation International. “Together with our well established Australian facility this new MRO centre will also strengthen our
network in the region to better support customers”. Proven MRO capabilities on aircraft from the world’s leading OEMs, have established RUAG Aviation as a trusted and reliable partner for aircraft operators in the international market.