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Recaro Aircraft Seating opens dress cover production center in Poland

Recaro Aircraft Seating is now entering the era of dress cover production: on November 30, 2018, its new “cut2dress” dress cover production center is officially inaugurated in Świebodzin, Poland. In the future, Recaro will be setting its own quality standards in terms of workmanship. Dr. Mark Hiller, Chief Executive Officer and Shareholder of Recaro Aircraft Seating says: “With c...

Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines lay foundation stone for joint MRO shop in Poland

EME Aero is a 50/50 joint venture between the two global players and will offer MRO services for the Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine family A total investment of 150 million euros by 2020 will make the new facility one of the world’s most modern MRO shops Operations are scheduled to start by the end of 2019; growing workforce expected to reach 1,000 employees by 2026 Lufthansa Techn...

The first Polish-registered Daher TBM 910 logs 100 flight hours

The first TBM 910 delivered to a Polish owner/operator already attained the flight hour century mark since its December 2017 delivery, and has undergone the standard 100-hour standard inspection at Daher’s TBM Service Center. This aircraft is TBM serial number 1215, flown by Roman Sobczyk – a successful Polish businessman who is CEO of the Sokpol fruit juice producer in Poland. Crea...

Central Europe's First HondaJet Available for Private Charter Lands in Warsaw

HondaJet Central Europe has announced that the region’s first HondaJet available for charter has made its official debut with an appearance event at the Chopin-Warsaw Airport. The debut took place on April 12thand was attended by many high-level executives and dignitaries including His Excellency Satoru Takahashi, the Japanese Ambassador to Poland.Honda Aircraft Company was represented...

Boeing, LOT Polish Airlines Celebrate Delivery of 737 MAX

 Boeing and LOT Polish Airlines celebrated the delivery of the first 737 MAX for the carrier, ushering the new and improved 737 airplane into the central and east Europe market. The jet is also the first MAX placed by leading airplane lessor Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) (ALC). LOT, the Polish flag carrier, plans to take delivery of additional MAX airplanes as part of...

AviaAM Financial Leasing China has announced the delivery of 4th Airbus A320 family aircraft to Aeroflot

AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed aircraft leasing company, announced that its joint venture with the Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) – AviaAM Financial Leasing China – has acquired 4th Airbus A320 family aircraft which was delivered to Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France. On the 23rd of June, the 20 business and 120 economy seats config...

Rolls-Royce And Safran Celebrate The Opening Of New Aerospace Plant In Poland

Aero Gearbox International (AGI), a company established jointly by Rolls-Royce and Safran Transmission Systems (Safran), is celebrating the opening of a new 13,500 m2 facility in Ropczyce (Podkarpackie, south-east Poland region). The site will produce accessory drive trains (ADT) for all of Rolls-Royce’s future civil aircraft engines. The facility already employs more than 50 people and is e...

Heli-One Poland receives EASA approval for Leonardo AW139 base maintenance

Heli-One announced that its Rzeszow, Poland facility has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval to provide base maintenance service for Leonardo AW139 aircraft. Heli-One Poland’s facility, which opened in 2014, provides base maintenance support for Airbus AS332, H225 and H135 aircraft. Additionally, Heli-One offers component repairs, including AW139 exhaust ducts. The Rz...

Lufthansa Technik and GE have chosen Poland as the location for their new investment

-XEOS, a joint venture of GE Aviation and Lufthansa Technik, will build a state-of-the-art aircraft engine service centre.  -Valued at apx. EUR250 mln. the investment will boost the economic development of the region and create about 500 jobs. -The location of the new investment was announced on Monday, 5th December 2016, during the joint press conference by Bill Millhaem,&...

Gulfstream announces government order from Polish Ministry of National Defence

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that the Polish Ministry of National Defense has signed an agreement to purchase two Gulfstream G550 aircraft. The aircraft will be configured for VIP transport and will be delivered in 2017. “With its reliability, efficiency and durability, the G550 is a valuable tool for the Polish government,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. &ldqu...

Polish President Says Exhumation of Smolensk Plane Crash Victims Necessary

Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Sunday it is necessary to exhume the bodies of victims of the 2010 plane crash near the Russian city of Smolensk. In October, Poland's prosecutors announced exhumation of the bodies of victims, who had not been exhumed before. The procedure is scheduled for November 14 while relatives of the victims are opposing exhumation. He als...

Polish flight school Smart Aviation acquires Alsim ALX simulator

ALSIM is very pleased to announce the sale of an ALX simulator to Smart Aviation, ATO based in Poznan, Poland. The ALX, FNPT II MCC simulator, is a state of the art training tool that covers up to 4 different aircraft types and 10 different flight models in one device. This scalable device offers a High Definition Visual System (HDVS) ensuring real immersion with a terrific degree of realism. S...