Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Civil Aviation
26-April-2012 17:15 IST
Procedure for Repair of Air India Air Craft
Shri Ajit Singh, the Minister of Civil Aviation informed Rajya Sabha today in a written reply that the repairs of air India aircraft are mostly undertaken in-house. Aircraft are sent to overseas only in case of special circumstances such as leased aircraft where lessors specifies that re-delivery check has to be carried out at the facility which are approved by Federation Aviation Admininstration/European Aviation Safety Agency( FAA/EASA). In addition some of the aircraft in Air India’s fleet were also sent to overseas for checks/repair when Air India did not have the capability/capacity to undertake repair in-house. The aircraft are sent overseas for repairs after following the tendering process and as per laid down procedures and CVC guidelines.