The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia has granted Etihad Airways Engineering a CASR Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Approval.
This recognition means Etihad Airways Engineering is able to provide base maintenance services for the latest Airbus and Boeing aircraft – the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner – as well as the Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 and A320 families of aircraft.
Jeff Wilkinson, Chief Executive of Etihad Airways Engineering, said: “We have been expanding our global customer base in line with our growing capabilities, particularly on new platforms like the A380 and the Boeing 787.
“We are proud to have achieved compliance with CASA’s stringent regulatory standards and look forward to bring our industry leading aircraft maintenance and engineering solutions to aircraft operators in Australia.”
Etihad Airways Engineering is the largest commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East and has served more than 100 airlines and aviation operators from around the world. The company was recently named MRO Service Provider of the Year – Middle East at the Aviation Business Awards 2016.