Boeing unveils global support logistic centre in India
Boeing unveils global support logistic centre in India

Boeing has announced the launch of its Global Support Centre  in India and will also set up a new logistics centre in the country as the aircraft maker seeks to expand its presence in India.

Boeing  has launched its first Global Support Centre in India that will provide customised operational efficiency and safety improvement projects for its airline customers, civil aviation regulatory bodies and other industry stakeholders. It will alsoset up a new logistics centre which will cater to customers, according to two releases. Investment details were not disclosed.

The Global Support Centre will conduct technical workshops and projects to support aircraft reliability, enhance airplane performance, and encourage the adoption of Airplane Health Management (AHM) systems. For operational improvements, Boeing said the centre will work with operators and regulators on structures and airworthiness; the Maintenance Error Decision Aid (MEDA), a humanfactors tool; Air Traffic Management (ATM); aerospace optimisation; and low visibility operation through Head-Up Display (HUD) and Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS).

 Among other activities, government will conduct flight operations symposiums, engineering seminars, and continue the development of new technology studies impacting airports and operators alike. "India is well-positioned to localise maintenance services capabilities and provide cost-effective solutions given its large technical labour force, including uniquely qualified and highly trained technicians and industry capabilities," the company said. More than 150 Boeing airplanes, including the next-generation 737, 737 MAX, 757, 777, and 787 Dreamliner, are operated by leading Indian commercial airlines. This initiative is a testament to Boeing's commitment to 'Make in India' and 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

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