GKN launches new Asia fa­cil­ity; SAS se­lects Aero Nor­way; GKN Fokker and UTAS sign part­ner­ship deal

Aviation Business - - AVIATION PARTNERS GROUND SERVICES -

GKN Aero­space has launched a re­pair and re­search fa­cil­ity for aero-en­gine sys­tems in Malaysia. Based in Jo­hor, the new fa­cil­ity ini­tially fo­cus on ser vic­ing en­gine low pres­sure com­pres­sor com­po­nents for CFM56-5B, CFM56-7 and V2500. Launch­ing in 2019, the fa­cil­ity is ex­pected to complement GKN Aero­space’s ex­ist­ing com­po­nent re­pair fa­cil­ity in San Diego, CA. The com­pany also noted that the site aims to tap into the grow­ing sin­gle aisle mar­ket within the Asia Pa­cific re­gion.

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