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    InterGlobe Aviaton, BIAL ink deal to build MRO facility in Bengaluru

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    Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has entered into a 20-year agreement to sub-lease land at the BLR airport to build this MRO facility.

    ET Bureau
    MUMBAI: InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., which operates IndiGo and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) have entered into a 20-year agreement to sub-lease land at the airport to build a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility.

    The 13,000-sq meters hangar, to be built on five acres in the airport campus, would be able to accommodate two narrow body aircraft and will have support infrastructure, including an engine shop warehouse and engineering offices for all repair and maintenance.

    Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, Chief Operating Officer, IndiGo said it will become operational by 2020.

    “IndiGo has been one of the fastest growing carriers at the BLR Airport. The outcome of this agreement will create more connectivity and open new markets – further enhancing its growth,” said Hari Marar, CEO of BIAL.
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