BusinessInspiration (9/4)—Qatar Airways has open a new state of the art Engine Facility. Located in the Qatar Airways Technical Maintenance complex.
It is estimated the new facility will enable the airline to improve workflow by over 1.800 man hours per month, or 23,400 man hours per year, by centralising its engine production and engine parts storage processes, increasing the number of its engine production lines from four to eight covering a variety of aircraft engine types.
In addition to this, the ultramodern facility is able to house a total of 80 engines of varying sizes in a temperature and humidity controlled environment, with two specialist ‘Dust Control’ rooms to limit the presence of dust and harmful particles, as well as a dedicated Supply Chain area to minimise waiting times for the ordering and transportation of spare parts.
Minister of Transport and Communications His Excellency Mr. Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti, said: “This achievement will boost the ongoing growth of the aviation industry in Qatar and contribute to localising that major industry. This event also keeps pace with the remarkable development in transportation sector in the country in light of the upsurge in development under the country’s wise leadership.”
He added, “Lately, the nation’s milestones in the field of aviation industry have increased despite the exceptional circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic.”
Source: Press Release/Qatar Airways