Joramco, the Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) engineering division, has successfully performed maintenance on one of flyadeal's A320s, the Saudi low cost carrier. The layover took place during last month for 20 days duration. Commenting on this agreement, Mr. Jeff Wilkinson, Joramco CEO said: "We are pleased that flyadeal has selected Joramco to perform these maintenance tasks. This collaboration reaffirms Joramco's strength, expertise and know-how on the A320 and we look forward to provide flyadeal with continued long-term value solutions and superior maintenance services".
Saudia, the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, announced the creation of flyadeal on 17 April 2016. The venture is part of Saudia Group's SV2020 Transformation Strategy, which aims to elevate the group's units into world-class organizations by 2020. flyadeal will cater to domestic travelers, Hajj and Umrah pilgrims, and the rising number of tourists to Saudi Arabia, among other groups. The airline launched flights on 23 September 2017, linking Jeddah to Riyadh.
With more than 50 years of experience, Joramco has built a sound track record as a leading commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility serving a wide range of customers in the; Middle East, Europe, South Asia, Africa, Russia and the CIS countries, offering services on several aircraft models from the Airbus,Boeing, and Embraer fleets. Strategically located at a free zone area in Queen Alia International Airport in Amman-Jordan, Joramco's facility includes 5 hangars that can accommodate up to 15 aircraft. In addition to the Jordan's Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (JCARC), Joramco is certified by a number of international regulatory authorities including the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).