Air Works is
India’s leading provider of Aviation Services and is constantly working towards
building a strong platform for aviation infrastructure in India.
Founded in 1951 by Mr B G Menon and Mr P S Menon, Air Works has successfully carved
out a niche for itself as Indias largest independent general aviation and
MRO Company. As a private company with a fiercely independent outlook, Air Works
has business interest in General Aviation MRO; Commercial Aviation MRO; and Sales,
Charter and Operations.
as Indias Gold Standard, Air Works General Aviation MRO is the largest in
India with over 60% market share. Starting with the maintenance and overhaul work
on a few DC-3s in the early 1950s, Air Works today, has gone on to work on an
impressive number and variety of aircraft. The company currently does DGCA approved
maintenance on nearly 50 aircraft and engines types including Falcon, Hawker,
Cessna, Pratt & Whitney, Garrett, Rolls Royce, Honeywell, BMW and GE.
an unblemished 57 year safety record, the number of customers and the variety
of aircraft serviced by Air Works signifies the confidence which government and
private operators have. Today it is the only company in India which maintains
and operates aircraft of government agencies like National Airports Authority,
National Remote Sensing Agency, Geological Survey of India and several State Governments
along with leading private sector groups like ESSAR, Reliance, Hindustan Aluminium
Extending i t s leadership in providing Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
(MRO) services, Air Works has also launched Indias first commercial maintenance,
repair and overhaul [MRO] facility in Hosur, near Bangalore.
intends to support a wide variety of commercial aircraft certified to DGCA, FAA,
and EASA standards.
In the past, Air Works has been involved in setting
up maintenance base for Jet Airways to maintain their 737 classics for all their
minor and major maintenance.
With 5 state of the art and fully equipped
hangars, Air Works Commercial MRO will offer services like airframe, engine and
APU maintenance; aircraft paint shop, engine repair and overhaul, passenger to
freighter conversion, interior completions, avionic upgrades, aircraft component
repairs and spares. After obtaining DGCA approval for the Commercial MRO, Air
works plans to obtain GCAA, FAA and EASA approval for providing airframe heavy
maintenance of narrow and wide body airplanes including ATR.
Nature of work
at Air Works MRO will vary from routine basic maintenance to major overhauls including
Check Cs of four-engine commercial airlines - no mean feat at all for a
company whose strength lies in the ability to continuously innovate.
Works has also formed an India joint venture with Air Livery Plc UK - one of Europes
largest paint shops, to set up Indias first dedicated paint facility for
narrow and wide bodied aircraft with capability of handling aircraft up to the
size of B777-300. As part of the joint venture, Air Works will provide dedicated
aircraft painting services at Air Works MRO at Hosur Airport with the view to
participate at other airports throughout India and the Asia Pacific region.
facility would offer regular painting maintenance to airlines and business jets
at their facility or complete tip to tail livery change. The regions first
dedicated paint facility will be equipped with a state of the art temperature
humidity control and extraction system.
Purchasing or selling a sophisticated
aircraft requires sophisticated representation.
As part of its Sales and
Charter business, Air Works helps buyers select the right aircraft, source it,
and buy or lease it at the right price. In addition, Air Works also offers its
expertise in Turn Key Aircraft Management, Fixed Base Operations and Crew Sourcing.
its vision to build strong platform for aviation infrastructure in India, GTI
Group LLC and Punj Lloyd have made growth equity investments in the company. With
deep capital reserves, Air Works continues to add professional management, internationally
trained engineers and state of the art equipment to provide industry-best support
its OEM partners and exceeds its customer expectations.