GMR, Airbus sign big agreement at Aero India 2021

GMR Group recently completed the construction of a new terminal building at Clark International Airport in the Philippines in a record time

GMR, Airbus sign big agreement at Aero India 2021
GMR Group and Airbus sign MoU at Aero India 2021. Image courtesy: GMR

GMR group and Airbus on Thursday (February 4) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore potential synergies in several strategic areas of aviation including maintenance, components, training, digital and airport services.

The MoU was signed at Aero India 2021 in Bangalore. As part of the MoU, Indian infrastructure major GMR Group and European aircraft manufacturer Airbus will collaborate to explore a broad scope of aviation services like maintenance, components, training, digital and airport services both for commercial and military aircraft to benefit the entire aerospace ecosystem in the country.

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“Under this partnership, GMR and Airbus teams will work together and innovate across areas such as airport operations and air cargo supply chain among others to realise our shared goals,” said SGK Kishore, Executive Director -- South & Chief Innovation Officer, GMR Airports.

“Through this partnership, we will align in our mission to provide world-class aviation services in the region,” said Rémi Maillard, President and Managing Director, Airbus India & South Asia. “We will work together towards developing solutions that will shape the future of aviation services in the region.”

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GMR Group has diverse experience spanning three decades. Recently it completed the construction of a new terminal building at Clark International Airport in the Philippines in a record time of 24 months. Meanwhile, Airbus has been fostering and supporting the development of the Indian aerospace and aviation industry. 

As part of the partnership, Airbus and GMR Group will work together on several areas to support and further develop the aerospace industry of the country.