Monday, August 3, 2015

Singapore ambassador visits PNS

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Singapore's ambassador to the United States, toured the site at Pensacola International Airport where VT MAE plans to build a $37 million maintenance, repair and overhaul facility. He was joined on the tour by Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward and other city and Singapore officials. VT MAE, owned by Singapore Technologies Engineering, has had an MRO in Mobile, Ala., since 1991 and is using the Pensacola site to expand. Pensacola's 160,000-square-foot operation is expected to open in 2017. (Source: Pensacola News Journal, 08/03/15) Note: The Aug. 4 edition of the Gulf Coast Reporters' League aerospace newsletter has a feature story about VT MAE.