November 20, 2013
Alliance announced between Skyone Maintenance Services and Kelly Aviation Center
Skyone Maintenance Services officials announced a business alliance with Lockheed Martin’s Kelly Aviation Center (LMKAC), a provider of engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, at the Dubai Air Show. Our chairman’s, Jaideep Mirchandani’s vision is to be a premier provider of commercial aircraft and engines throughout the Middle East,” said Salim “Sam” Sayani, Skyone chief executive officer. “Lockheed Martin’s Kelly Aviation Center’s expertise will help us provide our customers with a single center of MRO services for airframes and engines. Through these technical and commercial collaborations, we are implementing phase one of our plans to develop our 225,000 ft² state-of-the-art MRO facility that is near completion in Fujairah, UAE.” Lockheed Martin Corporation’s only engine facility, Kelly Aviation Center, is a center of excellence for commercial and military aircraft engine maintenance, repair, overhaul and test, providing services for 11 different engines, including those that power the B737, B747, B767, A300, A320, DC-10, F-15, F-16, C-130, and regional jets such as the Bombardier CRJ. Established in the Emirates of Fujairah, Skyone Maintenance Services (SMS) provides aircraft maintenance, field recovery teams and material support to operators of a wide range of Airbus and Boeing aircraft types, including the B737 family, A320 and B747. SMS is located at the Fujairah International Airport on the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, ideally situated for the Middle East, India and Africa markets.