“Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE), an MRO centre based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, partially owned by Airbus since 2011, has become a fully owned Airbus subsidiary, following the acquisition by Airbus of its remaining shares.” reported Airbus
Sepang Aircraft Engineering Sdn Bhd ( SAE ) was formed by Dato’ Seri Di Raja Syed Amir Abidin Jamalullail in 2006 to provide Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul ( MRO ) services for commercial aircraft based in KLIA. In 2011 Airbus Group invested in the business and became a stake holder.
Now the airbus took over the company by buying the remaining shares. “With this acquisition, SAE becomes an integral part of the Airbus Customer Services network” says Airbus.
According to Airbus, The MRO has a combined floor area of 50,000 square metres. The first hangar can accommodate up to six single-aisle aircraft or two widebody aircraft, while the second hangar can accommodate two A320 aircraft at any time for major maintenance checks.
SAE has been serving many airlines in the Asia Pacific region, and its notable customers are AirAsia Group, Cebu Pacific, Indigo, Jetstar Asia, Scoot, Malindo Air, MASWings, and VietJet Air.