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Revolutionizing regional connectivity in Australia - Cessna SkyCourier chosen by Hinterland Aviation for fleet expansion

Hinterland Aviation signed a purchase agreement for first Cessna SkyCourier passenger variant in Australia . The aircraft, expected to deliver in 2026, will add to Hinterland expansive fleet of Cessna Grand Caravans to provide a greater payload capacity and increased passenger seating...

Biman Bangladesh Airlines joins De Havilland Component Solutions Program to support its fleet of Dash 8-400 aircraft

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has signed a De Havilland Component Solutions Program agreement to support its fleet of five Dash 8-400 aircraft. The DCS Program will provide Biman Bangladesh Airlines with comprehensive component MRO services and access to a strategically located spare part...


RECARO Aircraft Seating CL3710 took center stage in Starlux Economy Class at Singapore Airshow

RECARO Aircraft Seating was showcasing its award-winning CL3710 seat in the economy class cabin of the Starlux Airlines A330 aircraft at the upcoming Singapore Airshow, scheduled to take place from February 20-25, 2024. The CL3710 seat, known for its exceptional and ergonomic design, entered into service on the Starlux A350 in 2019 and was subsequently selected for the A330neo in 20...

Liebherr and J-Air sign major landing gear overhaul agreement

Liebherr-Aerospace and Japan Airlines signed a long-term service contract for the overhaul of landing gears. With this contract, Liebherr-Aerospace becomes the exclusive service provider for J-Air, a subsidiary of the JAL Group, for the maintenance, overhaul, and repair of the landing gears of the airline’s E170 and E190 fleet. Following the completion of the initial landing gear overha...

Embraer and Scoot sign agreement for Embraer Collaborative Inventory Planning

Embraer and Scoot signed a contract for the Embraer Collaborative Inventory Planning, a tailored expendable spare parts inventory management program designed to assist customers reduce operational costs by optimizing inventory levels. The ECIP agreement, coupled with the Pool Program that Scoot has earlier signed for, will provide comprehensive support for Scoot’s incoming fleet of nine E190...

JetSMART selects Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to power additional 35 Airbus A320neo family aircraft

JetSMART has selected GTF engines to power an additional 35 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, including nine A321XLR aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will also provide JetSMART with GTF engine maintenance through an EngineWise Comprehensive service agreement. JetSMART, an ultra low-cost carrier, selected the GTF engine to power 70 A320neo family aircraft in June 2019. The airline also op...

STARLUX orders A350F and more A330neo widebodies

STARLUX Airlines of Taiwan has placed a firm order for five all-new A350F freighters and three more A330neo widebody aircraft. STARLUX Airlines operates an all-Airbus passenger fleet that already includes the A350-900, A330neo and A321neo. The A350F will be operated by STARLUX Cargo on  some of the world’s busiest cargo routes. Currently under development, the A350F can carry...

Silk Avia introduces first new ATR 72-600 in Central Asia

Nordic Aviation Capital and ATR announced successful delivery of first new ATR 72-600 to Uzbekistan airline Silk Avia. This milestone marks the beginning of a new era for regional connectivity in Central Asia. The ATR 72-600, which was delivered by ATR to NAC in December 2023, is part of an order announced in November 2022 during the visit of the President of Uzbekistan, M...

Southwest Airlines celebrates expanded technical operations facility in Phoenix

Southwest Airlines celebrates completion of a multi-year, $100 million project, which nearly doubles the size of the airline's maintenance hangar at Phoenix Sky Harbor. The 90,000-square foot expansion adds three new aircraft bays to the facility, allowing the airline to work on up to five aircraft simultaneously and brings more maintenance shops to support the nearly 500 S...

Condor and Lufthansa Technik significantly expand successful cooperation

Condor and Lufthansa Technik signed comprehensive component support agreements for the airline' new Airbus A32Xneo fleet and extended the support for the A32Xceo fleet. In addition, Lufthansa Technik will also assist Condor during the production process of its growing A32Xneo fleet with its Aircraft Production Inspection Program at production site for more than 40 aircraft. Christ...

flydubai ramps up operations in Europe with four new destinations

flydubai launches four new services, growing its network in Europe to 43 destinations in 21 countries. flydubai becomes the first UAE national carrier to operate direct flights to EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL) from 02 August 2024. The announcement also marks the carrier’s first entry into the Baltic region with direct flights to Riga International Airport (RIX) in Latvi...

airBaltic 47th Airbus A220-300 aircraft landed in Riga

On February 13, 2024 airBaltic welcomed its 47th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABU, in Riga. This is the first Airbus A220-300 delivery for airBaltic in 2024. It is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300which airBaltic has ordered. Furthermore, in November 2023, the company announced a firm purchase agreement for 30 more&...

Engineering greater efficiency: British Airways moves to predictive automated maintenance reporting system

A cutting-edge engineering system that uses real-time data to predict aircraft maintenance issues is helping British Airways reduce delays and save the use of more than 900,000 pieces of paper a year. The E-Logs platform will provide live performance information about all of the airline’s 270 jets, allowing the airline to immediately spot potential problems and proactively fix them and...

Lufthansa Technik takes over APU services for China Southern Airlines A350 fleet

China Southern Airlines and Lufthansa Technik signed an exclusive eight-year contract regarding the technical support for the auxiliary power units (APUs) of the Chinese carrier’s A350 fleet of currently 20 aircraft. According to the long-term agreement, Lufthansa Technik will provide MRO services for the Honeywell HGT1700 in the company’s specialized APU workshops in Hamburg, Ger...

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