SDV joins hand with Air Works India, a world’s leading MRO provider to manage all supply chain requirements from all over the world to India

by Press Release on 2013-02-21



By signing a contract at the Aero India 2013, Bangalore, Air Works India has shown its confidence in SDV for all time sensitive movements. SDV will move all the Avionics, Rotables and Consumables mainly from USA and France to New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.


Air Works expects a high level of logistics to satisfy their customers who are Executive & General Aviation Operators, NSOP (Non Schedule Operator permit) and scheduled operators. In such demanding environment, logistics requirements for these categories are characterized by many specific constraints in addition to strict delivery deadlines and high level of confidentiality.

A fully dedicated organization is mobilized by SDV for the complete project to make this partnership a success. SDV will monitor the delivery performance on a daily basis with Air Works. As a global specialist in the Aerospace industry for 30 years, SDV will maintain the “best in class” standard of service required for Air Works.

About Air Works India
Air Works is one of the leading independent providers of Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services in India and Aircraft Paint and Refinishing in the UK.

Founded in 1951, by the Menon family, Air Works has successfully transformed itself from a family run business focused on providing maintenance services to business aircraft into a professionally managed organization providing a full-suite of services to customers across.

Air Works has established a ˜Forward Stocking Location with 25,000 sq. ft shelving space for aircraft parts at the Bangalore International Airport and is capable of stocking small engines and APUs (Auxiliary Power Units)

About SDV
SDV, a subsidiary of the Bolloré Group, is a global leader in supply chain management ranking among the world’s top 10 in transport and logistics with a network of 540 offices in 93 countries

Our solutions match the complete logistics needs of importers and exporters, upstream and downstream of production: organizing transport, customs and regulatory compliance, logistics, industrial projects and supply chain services.

SDV is a specialist in the aerospace and defense industries thanks to more than 30 years of experience and a network of 800 experts who are trained to the technologies specific to this sector, with a presence in over 20 countries all operating within structures which are available 24/7.

Picture (From right to left):  
Mr. Abhishek KUMAR (Dy. GM - Sales) & Mr. Reghu RAMAN (V.P. Supply Chain Management) – Airworks, Manish BATRA (R.M. Aerospace South Asia) & Mr. Jean Marie BENARD (R.B.D.M South Asia) – SDV.