Boeing MRO hits roadblock

Maharashtra Airport Development Company Ltd asks firm to reduce demand for land.

Boeing’s decision to set up a Rs 450 crore ($100 million) maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility here has apparently run into rough weather with the Maharashtra Airport Development Company Limited (MADC) asking the aircraft manufacturer to reduce its demand for land by half.

Vice Chairman and Managing Director of MADC R C Sinha believes the demand for 80 acres from Boeing was not practical. “Across the world several major MROs are built on land much less than what Boeing is demanding,” said Sinha listing similar facilities at Singapore (35 acres) and Frankfurt (30 acres) as examples.

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