TATV INSIGHT: Joramco maintains MRO operations during pandemic

Joramco has revealed how it has managed to maintain high standards of safety across its MRO operations following lockdown due to COVID-19 and outlined its plans for the post-pandemic recovery period.

Joramco's CCO Fraser Currie spoke to our editor-in-chief Alan Peaford about how the organisation has worked with the Jordanian Government and civil aviation authorities during the COVID-19 crisis, to keep its MRO engineering activities safe and the strategies it has in place for the foreseeable future.

Established as the Jordanian flag carrier’s engineering unit at Amman Marka Airport in 1963, Jordan based Joramco has over 50 years of experience, having built a sound track record as a leading independent 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.

Joramco's facility consists of five wide body state of art hangars that can accommodate up to 15 wide and narrow body aircraft, supported by 10 workshops specialised in the repair and overhaul of over 400 product lines, in addition to a full range of specialised services through which more than 5,000 components are processed through its shops throughout the year.

Joramco has spacious areas for aircraft parking and storage programmes that can take up to 25 aircraft (wide and narrow body) in addition to a vast warehouse that contains more than 70,000 stock items with a worth value of $14 million to support its operations.

The Joramco Academy, which  provides approved training to the standards of IR Part 66 in association with and on behalf of Air Service Training (Engineering) of Perth, Scotland, has also continued to operate through the pandemic. The Academy is accredited by the Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (JCARC) and the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (UKCAA) in affiliation with the Scotland based EASA 147 approved Aeronautical Engineering School Air Service Training AST. It offers the Approved Sandwich course in Jordan under the approval of Air Service Training (Engineering), to meet the knowledge requirements of IR Part 66 licensing in category B1.1.