AirAsia is considering whether to set up its own heavy maintenance operation to accommodate fleet growth plans, and if so, where it would be located. While the LCC is yet to make a decision, it wants to handle some of its own base maintenance needs in the future, AirAsia head of group aircraft engineering Nantha Kumar said during the Aviation Week MRO Southeast Asia conference March 6. AirAsia currently outsources all heavy maintenance to a range of providers such as Sepang Aircraft ...

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