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Cheaper rivals target Singapore's aviation maintenance sector

Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia are seeking a slice of the lucrative market with an annual output of S$8.9b

The maintenance arms of national carriers Garuda Indonesia, Thai Airways and Malaysia Airlines are looking to follow the example of SIA Engineering and boost revenues from providing services to rival carriers.


SINGAPORE, the dominant hub for aircraft maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) in South-east Asia, the world's fastest-growing aviation market, is under threat from low-cost rivals in nearby Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia.

As the cheaper challengers look to muscle in...

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