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Essential news for 10 Jun 2024

Lilium launches China Legal Entity as part of collaboration with the Bao’an District of Shenzhen

Lilium has signed a collaboration agreement with the Shenzhen-based Bao’an District. Under the agreement, Lilium has established its APAC regional headquarters in the district by way of its recently created Chinese entity (力翎航空), meaning “Powerful Wing”. The collaboration will establish Lilium as...

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MTU Maintenance Canada completes 1,500th shop visit

MTU Maintenance Canada has completed the 1,500th shop visit of its operational history, marking the occasion with the redelivery of a V2500-A5 engine operated by Spirit Airlines. Founded in 1998 MRO location on the outskirts of Vancouver has had a varied portfolio of commercial legacy engines as well as their military variations. International Aero Engines’ V2500, in particular, ha...

SmartLynx merged its three Operations Manuals – Part A into a single manual

SmartLynx Airlines has become one of the first airlines in Europe to merge its Operations Manuals – Part A (OM-A) across all three AOCs into single OM-A. The merger of OM-A has recently been approved by Latvian, Estonian and Maltese competent civil aviation authorities. This step will decrease the time dedicated to administrating the manuals by up to 40% and increase the overall transparency...