1 March 2023

Etihad Engineering wins three awards at Aviation Achievement Awards 2023

Etihad Engineering CEO Abdul Khaliq Saeed with the 'MRO Service Provider of the Year (Commercial Airlines) Award

Etihad Engineering, one of the world’s leading commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services providers, won three industry honours at the Aviation Achievement Awards 2023 held in Dubai on 28 February. 

Etihad Engineering won the ‘MRO Service Provider of the Year (Commercial Airlines)’ award for consistently delivering the highest level of service, reliability, and performance in this vital industry sector to their clients last year. The company met and exceeded its financial and operational targets in 2022 and enlarged its global customer footprint, despite the challenging market conditions.

The leadership team of Etihad Engineering was honoured with the ‘MRO Management Team of the Year’ award for performing exceptionally in terms of leadership, growth and delivering overall business strategy. The team steered the company towards strategic partnerships, diversifying its service portfolio, delivering hundreds of aircraft to customers across the world with the highest standards of quality and safety with resilience.

Etihad Engineering also won the ‘MRO Innovation of the Year’ award for building hybrid and innovative maintenance equipment saving the company hundreds and thousands of dollars and productive man hours.

Abdul Khaliq Saeed, the Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Engineering, said: “We strive to go that extra mile in exceeding our customers’ expectations. Our commitment to deliver the very best to our customers along with our ability to adjust our sails to the winds of change helped us navigate through rough waters and maintain our consistent performance and growth despite all odds.”

He added: “We feel honoured to be recognised by the aviation industry as a leading MRO service provider, a successful leadership team and a company driven by innovation and dedication. The hard work and professionalism of our staff, the support of our stakeholders, the confidence of our customers and the collaboration of our strategic partners are instrumental in our growth and success as one of the world’s leading MRO solutions companies.”

Etihad Engineering has delivered comprehensive MRO solutions to hundreds of airlines including flag carriers, OEMs, aircraft operators and leasing companies in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and Australia. The company has recently expanded its site area by 50,000 sqm, adding more parking and hangar space to the current 500,000 sqm facility. Two new hangars are being built with three bays to carry out freighter conversions as well as to expand the existing hangar capacity to serve more customers from around the world.