HLG, in joint venture with TAV and Al Rajhi, has recently been awarded a US$765 million contract in Saudi Arabia for the design and construction of a new maintenance, repair and overhaul facility (MRO) for Saudia Aerospace and Engineering Industries (SAEI). HLG’s share of the contract is worth US$153 million.
The project is located within the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and is part of an overall US$7.2 billion expansion plan to increase the airport’s capacity from 13 million to 80 million passengers per year by 2035.
HLG – TAV – Al Rajhi JV’s scope of works includes the design and construction of:
The MRO facility will service all types of modern aircraft including the latest A380 and B747 models and will be the one of the largest MRO facilities in the Middle East. SAEI also retains an option to increase the facility by a further 150,000 square metres which include a further nine hangars.