Airbus and GMF AeroAsia to develop strategic maintenance training partnership in Indonesia
Sharing Airbus experience on long term basis for the benefit of our customers
Airbus and GMF AeroAsia (GMF), the maintenance and repair subsidiary of Garuda Indonesia, have signed a memorandum agreement for Maintenance Training Collaboration to develop a 10-year strategic partnership.
As part of this, GMF will become Airbus’ local maintenance training centre in Indonesia. This partnership, to be finalised following a definitive agreement in the near future, is aimed at developing the maintenance training capabilities locally in Indonesia, based on respective strengths and assets of GMF and Airbus.
This co-operation will provide Airbus training standards locally to deliver flexibility and cost effectiveness. The scope of such collaboration will also address the following:
- Developing GMF’s ‘ab-initio’ (basic) training capabilities;
- Integration of GMF’s instructors into Airbus’ global maintenance training organisation;
- Developing Type-training capabilities for Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft maintenance;
- Enabling of EASA 147 approval in Indonesia for type and basic maintenance training.