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Atlas Air and Sharp Technics K Plan MRO JV at Incheon International Airport

Our Bureau - : Sep 1, 2021 - : 11:09 am

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’ subsidiary Atlas Air has signed a Memorandum of Agreement to enter into a joint venture with Sharp Technics K to develop a MRO facility at Incheon International Airport (ICN) in South Korea. The maintenance facility is expected to open in 2025.

“We are honored to partner with Atlas Air on this custom freighter aircraft maintenance facility,” said Sharp Technics K President Soon-Suk Paik. This facility at Incheon Airport will be able to accommodate multiple wide-body aircraft at the same time, enabling the facility to contribute to the growth of airfreight and e-commerce on a global scale as ICN expands its role in the MRO aviation industry.”

“Incheon International Airport is a key airport for us in our global network as we serve customers around the world,” John W. Dietrich, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide, said. “Our partnership with Sharp Technics K will enable us to further streamline maintenance planning with their integrated approach to servicing our fleet.”

“We look forward to supporting Atlas Air’s MRO needs with this new facility as ICN focuses on cultivating the air cargo industry,” said Kyung-Wook Kim, President of Incheon International Airport Corporation. “This development will serve as a cornerstone for new growth as we strengthen Korea’s competitive position in serving the worldwide aviation MRO industry.”


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