Minister of Transport extends hearty congratulations, commended ADE’s relentless efforts in elevating Malaysia’s aviation and aerospace safety standards

SEPANG, 1 November 2023Asia Digital Engineering (ADE), the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) arm of Capital A, is proud to announce that it has obtained the approval from European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 145 Maintenance Organisation. 

EASA’s Part 145 Maintenance Organisation approval stands as a gold standard in aviation maintenance, upholding the highest levels of safety and quality in its operations.

In recognition of ADE’s achievement to Malaysia’s aviation industry, YB Anthony Loke Siew Fook, Minister of Transport Malaysia said: “Congratulations to ADE on obtaining the highly acclaimed EASA Maintenance Organisation approval. This accomplishment not only underscores the nation’s commitment to adhering the highest global standards but also positions Malaysia as a hub for excellence in the aviation and aerospace industry. ADE’s dedication to high quality of service and safety serves as an inspiration to other homegrown MRO players, and we look forward to the positive impact this milestone will have on our country’s aviation and aerospace landscape.”

Mahesh Kumar, CEO of ADE said: “We are very proud to add EASA Part 145 approval to our long list of maintenance certifications and authorisations. This is a significant achievement, and is a result of all the hard work and  commitment  from the team at ADE. Thanks to their dedication and service excellence, ADE is now able to provide industry leading aircraft maintenance support in Asia Pacific and beyond. ADE will continue to bring the highest work ethics and business standards to Asia Pacific’s aviation market and become a significant force in MRO services in the region.” 

In addition to this significant milestone, ADE’s new state-of-the-art hangar that is currently under construction in KLIA Aeropolis is scheduled for completion by the first half of 2024. This facility will further enhance ADE’s capabilities in providing top-tier MRO services, solidifying its position as an up-and-coming player in the region’s aviation maintenance sector. The company is also in the process of establishing new component workshops to support its expanding operations.

In a bid to accommodate its growth, ADE has set an ambitious hiring target for 2024, with plans to recruit 500 to 600 aviation professionals ranging from aircraft technicians to engineers, paving the way for further growth and innovation in Malaysia’s aviation and aerospace sector. 

ADE looks forward to continuing to provide top-tier aviation maintenance services to airlines, operators, and aircraft owners worldwide, and welcomes the opportunity to serve an even broader global audience.