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AirAsia Group Berhad today announced the formation of Asia Digital Engineering Sdn Bhd (ADE), a wholly-owned subsidiary, set to be Asia’s leading provider of engineering services for AirAsia’s group of airlines as well as other commercial airlines in the region.
CEO of AirAsia Group Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said, “Asia Digital Engineering expands our existing expertise in aircraft engineering and is well positioned to become Asia’s leading data and technology-driven Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service provider for all commercial airlines in the region, starting with the AirAsia group of airlines.
This new business division is based at the airline group’s global headquarters RedQ in Sepang, Malaysia
The newly-formed subsidiary will be providing line maintenance, engineering support, component and warehouse services, digital and innovation services for the fleet of aircraft under AirAsia’s group of airlines and potentially other airlines in the region.
ADE will embark on the Industry 4.0 digital transformation journey, embracing the future by leveraging on the latest technologies in automation, big data analytics, predictive maintenance, machine learning and artificial intelligence to effectively increase productivity and efficiency while maintaining a high level of safety, quality and airworthiness of the fleet with a target of 10% reduction in maintenance costs.