The global MRO industry is expected to witness a 3.2% CAGR over the 2022-2031 period and to be valued at USD $1 trillion. Meanwhile, engine MRO demand will grow at 3.7% and to be valued at USD $474 billion over the next decade. The Middle East demand for MRO will be USD $12.9 billion by 2031.
Aviation industry in the Middle East has been growing at an unprecedented rate over the past few decades. In addition, the growth of low-cost carriers in the Middle East is also contributing to the growth of the industry. With the increasing number of passengers and the expanding fleet size, the demand for aircraft interiors and maintenance repair and overhaul services has also increased.
In recent years, several major MRO facilities have been established in the Middle East, including Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT), Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) and Saudi Arabian Airlines Engineering and Manufacturing Company (SAEMCO). These facilities have boosted their respective country’s MRO and aircraft interiors market, offering a wide range of services, from routine maintenance to major overhauls, and are equipped with the latest technology and skilled personnel to meet the demands of the industry.
Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) and Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) are a crucial part of the aviation industry, responsible for ensuring the airworthiness and reliability of aircraft. As a result of the increasing demand for air travel in the region, the MRO industry in the Middle East offers a plethora of opportunities to meet the needs of both commercial and military aircraft operators.
In the UAE, the aviation industry remains a key contributor to the country’s economy and is expected to continue to grow in the coming years. For international companies providing innovative solutions within the AIME & MRO space, the region offers an array of opportunities for those looking to tap into the demand for maintenance & repair services, and advanced & comfortable aircraft interiors.