Any Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) company which intends to provide its services to an owner and/or operator of a Sri Lankan registered aircraft will need to hold the CAASL IS-145 or IS-M-Subpart F - Maintenance Organisation Approval.
The IS-145 or IS-M-Subpart F prescribes the standards to which an MRO company will need to achieve and maintain, in order to carry out maintenance work on a Sri Lankan registered aircraft, or components to be fitted on a Sri Lankan registered aircraft.
To apply for the IS-145 Maintenance Organisation Approval for foreign organisations, the applicant will need to show evidence of the need to hold the approval, in the form of a letter from an existing Sri Lankan Air Operator or a IS-145 Approved Maintenance Organisation, indicating that the services of the MRO company is necessary.
For more information, please refer industry guidance CAA/AW/P/06 to obtain maintenance organisation approval. To obtain this approval, your organisation must fulfil the requirements as specified in CAASL IS-145 or IS-M-Subpart F. (Click here to visit Implementing Standards)