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NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

WHAT: MRO Asia-Pacific and Aero-Engines Asia-Pacific, digital events with enhanced matchmaking opportunities and high-quality educational content from top airlines, MROs and others industry leaders.

WHEN: Live and pre-taped sessions will first be available Tuesday, September 22, 9:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Wednesday, September 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, September 24, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., in Singapore Standard Time (SST). To accommodate our global MRO community, sessions will be available on demand and networking and “matchmaking” opportunities and appointments are available 24-7 in any time zone that is convenient for the participants. See here to register.

WHY: MRO Asia-Pacific will bring together the most influential members of the aviation MRO industry to discuss the challenges and changes that have impacted the airlines and MROs in the last eight months. Aero-Engines Asia-Pacific, co-located with MRO Asia-Pacific, will be held September 23-24. It is the only event in the region to specifically focus on the aero-engine market and brings together key stakeholders from across the engine community to discuss and debate latest trends, developments and strategic challenges.


See here for the full agenda. Topics include:

– Focus on China by Norbert Marx, CEO & General Manager, GAMECO

– Recovery Roundtable with Anand Bhaskar, MD & CEO, Air Works; Andreas Meisel, Chief Executive Officer, China Aircraft Services Ltd.; and Alan Tang, General Manager, Maintenance & Engineering, Hong Kong Express.

– Engine Market Analysis and Trends with Francesco Baccarani, Team Leader, Engines, SGI Aviation; Ben Gan, Regional Marketing Executive, Rolls Royce; Pandu Dewanamprio, Technical Manager; Aircraft Projects; TBM Aviation, Indonesia; and Patrick Neo, Technical Consultant.

– Leveraging Data to Manage Through a Crisis with Julien Ardourel, Airbus Program Manager, Jetstar Airways; Matthew Kammerait, Director, Digital Product Management, AAR; Dr. Stefan Karisch, Director of Analytics, Boeing; and Arun Srinivasan, Associate Director, Strategy, Engine Health Management, Commercial Engine, Pratt & Whitney.

– Engine Leaders Panel with Jaap Beijer, President & CEO, MTU Maintenance Zhuhai; Nur Ashikin Bt Mohammad Ariff, Head, CAMO, Engineering and Maintenance Department, Firefly Airlines; Simon Middlebrough, CEO, Singapore Aero Engines Services (SAESL); and Caroline Vandedrinck, SVP Sales, SR Technics.

– Independent MROs Weathering the Storm with Amrul Zeflin Anim, Accountable Manager, Sapura Technics; Anand Bhaskar, MD & CEO, Air Works; Jeffrey Lam, Deputy President, Aerospace, ST Engineering; and Joshua Ng, Director, Alton Aviation Consultancy.


MRO Asia-Pacific sponsors are Boeing (Platinum) and KGAR (Gold).


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