and successful approach, moving rapidly, efficiently and cost-effectively to provide any industry service.
By monitoring the latest trends, remaining adept with the latest technologies and adapting accordingly, the company has been able to position itself as a one-stop shop for all MRO needs within the aerospace industry.
“Because we strive to stay a step ahead of the evolving needs of our clients, we emphasise excellence in the firm’s core practice areas and industry capabilities while equally aiming to grow in priority markets throughout the MENA region,” Ashban reveals.
“To this end, SAEI is solidly positioned for future growth. Each and every member of our firm is as proactive and innovative as the times demand and our clients require.”
Backed up by almost 60 years’ experience and a workforce of more than 4,500 highly-trained professionals, SAEI provides a broad array of MRO services throughout the civil and military segments, not only to Saudia internally, but organisations globally.
“Operating out of our main base in Jeddah, we accommodate both narrow-body aircraft and wide body aircraft, such as the Airbus 320, Airbus 330, Boeing 787 and Boeing 777,” explains Ashban.
Since its relocation to the King Abdul Aziz International Airport, the firm has come to categorise its offerings in five key MRO segments that include line maintenance, aircraft maintenance, component maintenance, engine maintenance and supplementary services.
These full maintenance services are extensive across these categories, providing engine services, components, airframe MRO service and supply chain solutions.
near Hamburg in Germany, COMET.AERO is a leading supplier and distributor of aircraft parts and parts/services for ground support equipment.
The company draws on a global network of suppliers and representatives and has a particularly strong presence with OEM parts manufacturers across Europe and the USA.
A hallmark of COMET.AERO is an unwavering commitment to deliver outstanding quality service: “We make no compromise to quality while offering you the best possible price on any part. We know the equipment, we know the parts, we know what we do. Our extensive database – built up over many years – enables us to quickly identify and locate the part you require.”
Beyond provision of products, the Company also offers customers instant and reliable logistics and supply solutions, no matter where in the world a part needs delivering. This is vital for the airline industry, which relies on short lead times, smooth logistical management and traceability of ordered products to maintain efficient MRO operations.
Comet.aero’s aircraft maintenance & parts portfolio of services and products covers airframe, avionics, cabin interior, consumables and expendables, hardware and standards and aircraft tools.
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Regarding its value-added services, COMET.AERO offers AOG support, certification management, hazmat handling, inventory management, supply-chain management, warehousing and product sourcing. Their team is ready to offer its customers the services fitted to their requirements and needs.
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“SAEI has been the right technical arm of Saudia that provides its full maintenance support to the Saudia fleet, the firm’s affiliates and several other major local, regional and international airlines,” explains Ashban.
“In today’s challenging world, we are committed to help our clients identify successful solutions, reduce risk and maximise opportunities. We value each and every one of our trusted partnerships in the highest esteem.”
It is this proactive approach that has been fundamental to continual success of SAEI, a culture that is further evident in the company’s ongoing expansions at the Aziz Abdul International Airport.
With work having begun following an agreement between Saudia, SAEI and a consortium of international consultants represented by Dar Al Handasa in March 2010, the construction of a new state-of-theart 900,000 square metre facility on the northeast side of the airport is nearing its completion, with the site set to further revolutionise SAEI’S MRO capabilities.
Housing 11 aircraft hangars, eight aircraft maintenance shops, 27 aircraft component shops, three technical laboratories, modern warehouses and a design and manufacturing centre, amongst countless other facilities, it will be a staunch upgrade on SAEI’S existing headquarters, as Ashban explains.
“With the current site now 30 years old, the two hangars and 32,000 square metres of combined aircraft maintenance shops and component shops are quickly becoming satisfactory to demands in comparison to our ongoing growth,” he states.
“With the new 904,000 square metre site set to have four times as many Overseas hangars, projects 77,000 are particularly square popular metres of aircraft maintenance space and
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