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GKN Aerospace obtains FAA certification for aero-engine parts repair facility in Malaysia

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued the base certification to GKN Aerospace’s Johor facility in Malaysia for the repair of CFM56 aero-engine parts.  The site will focus on servicing engine low pressure compressor (LPC) components for CFM56-5B, CFM56-7 and V2500. The facility will complement GKN Aerospace’s existing component repair facility in El Cajon, Californ...

Asia Jet Partners Malaysia obtains Malaysian AOC

Following a successfully awarded 9M Malaysian commercial aircraft operating certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority Malaysia, Asia Jet Partners Malaysia becomes the country’s only commercially registered private jet operator. Asia Jet Malaysia is duly looking forward to moving into a new hangar facility, as outlined in the new Subang Ai...

VRT500 dealership agreements in Malaysia

MAKS-2019, VR-Technologies signed dealership agreements on promotion and sales of the light multipurpose helicopter VRT500 with a Malaysian company Ludev Aviation. It is planned to start the supplies in 2023. The Malaysian company Ludev Aviation intends to purchase five helicopters. Optional equipment and details of interior and a livery color scheme...

Airfoil repair specialist ASSB expands facility in Malaysia

Airfoil Services Sdn Bhd (ASSB), a 50/50 joint venture between MTU Aero Engines AG and Lufthansa Technik AG, has broken ground on its facility extension. This expansion grows facility space by 5,200 square meters and will increase current repair capacity from 650,000 to 900,000 parts per year by 2020. This development underlines the shareholders’ commitment to increasing its footprint and in...

Airbus Helicopters opens completion and delivery centre in Malaysia

Airbus is extending further its extensive footprint in Malaysia with the opening of a new regional helicopter completion and delivery centre (CDC) at its Subang facility.  The new CDC will see Airbus’ new helicopters for customers in the Southeast Asia region being completed in, and delivered from this centre of excellence, consolidating Malaysia’s role as Airbus’ regiona...

Malaysia HM Aerospace got 4th ALSIM FNPT II

The best business relationship is a long term cooperation, when sides knows and trusts each other, based on a success, proven already several times.  This is the case between HM Aerospace,  and ALSIM. Based on the beautiful island of Langkawi, Malaysia, HM Aerospace recently decided to go with ALSIM once again to supplement their mixed aircraft fleet with a simulator capable...

FAA approval for ExecuJet Malaysia

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has secured the official stamp of approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its MRO in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with the facility receiving Part 145 approval. The approval recognises the MRO facility, based at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, as an authorised Repair Station – giving US-registered aircraft owners confidence that the...

AsBAA works with Frost Sullivan to define opportunities for Business Aviation in Malaysia

AsBAA recently assisted consultancy firm, Frost Sullivan with a survey of business aviation stakeholders. Jenny Lau, Chairperson said “AsBAA advocates for the quantitative value of business aviation to be formally researched and evidenced. We welcome the work of credible consultancy firms to define both the economic potential of the industry and what needs to happen in terms of infrastr...

ExecuJet to establish new MRO facility in Malaysia

ExecuJet has today signed a contract with Malaysian Airports at the Farnborough International Airshow to establish a new Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility within Subang Airport, Malaysia.  ExecuJet is currently the largest MRO in Malaysia for business aircraft operating in Subang Airport from an existing hangar and office facility measuring approximately 64,000 square feet....

MALAYSIAN FLYING ACADEMY INVESTS IN AN ALSIM ALX

ALSIM is pleased to announce the sale of an ALX (Single Engine Piston, Single Engine Piston Complex, Multi Engine Piston, and Light Jet) to Malaysian Flying Academy, a flight school located in Melaka, Malaysia. Captain Stephen Michael Terry, Malaysian Flying Academy’s Principal, explains why their school finally selected ALSIM’s ALX: “We decided to choose Alsim&...

Sepang Aircraft Engineering becomes a fully owned Airbus subsidiary

Boosting growth strategy of Services by Airbus in Asia Pacific Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE), an MRO centre based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, partially owned by Airbus since 2011, has become a fully owned Airbus subsidiary, following the acquisition by Airbus of its remaining shares.  With this acquisition, SAE becomes an integral part of the Airbus Customer Services network and is s...

Sepang Aircraft Engineering opens second hangar

Airbus maintenance facility in Malaysia also celebrates 10th anniversary  Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE) officially opened its second hangar today with a ceremony attended by Dato‘ Sri Ong Ka Chuan, Minister of International Trade and Industry II, Malaysia. The event also celebrated the 10th anniversary of the independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre.  The...