October 15, 2019: STAT Trade Times, the organiser of the 3rd Aerospace & Defence MRO South Asia Summit and the parent company of Logistics Update Africa, has been appreciated by the India's minister of civil aviation Hardeep Singh Puri for its effort in providing a platform to enable aviation experts to deliberate and advance MRO policies, plans and projects. The summit will take place in New Delhi, India from February 6-7, 2020.

The theme of MRO South Asia summit, %u2018MRO for Safer Skies' will include discussion on the improvisations, innovations and latest technology which the Indian aerospace MRO industry can incorporate in their aerospace maintenance units for renewed and safer skies.

In his message to the delegates, Puri also touched on how India is growing at break-neck speed to become the fastest-growing aviation market in the world. The maintenance, repair & overhaul sector which scores brownie points with every percentile growth in the aviation field has shown an accelerating growth.

Commenting on the theme, he stated," %u2018MRO for Safer Skies' would enable aviation experts to deliberate and advance MRO policies, plans, and projects. I am hopeful that this summit would encourage and boost both aviation and aerospace MRO industry in India."

He also emphasised the multiplier effect of such MRO businesses which will have a far-reaching positive impact on the %u2018Make in India' programme. This will encourage operators from across the continent to send their aircraft to India for major repairs thereby leading to better employment opportunities and significantly contributing to the country's gross domestic product (GDP).

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