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First Tecnam P2012 Sentinel SMP landed in Taiwan for Apex Flight Academy

The first of two new Tecnam P2012 SMP aircraft for Apex Flight Academy arrived at Taoyuan International Airport on November 16 afternoon, a milestone in the company’s quest to expand its horizons. The 9 seater aircraft took off in Capua Italy and arrived in Taipei after 6600 NM, with 10 f...

Flying Colours Corp. inks sales and installation agreement with SmartSky

Flying Colours Corp. has signed an agreement with North Carolina-based SmartSky Networks to act as a sales and installation facility for SmartSky’s air-to-ground connectivity equipment. Sales and installation of the advanced antennas and aircraft base radio will be available through Flyin...

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Metrojet Engineering Clark welcomes first Bombardier Global 7500 hangar-parking jet

Metrojet Engineering Clark (MEC), the Philippines based Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com), has delightfully welcomed the first Bombardier Global 7500 to the new state-of-the-art MRO facility in Clark for hangar parking service.​ “The travel and quarantine restrictions continue to impact the flying activities in the A...

2021 Middle East Aviation Awards goes to FAI Technik for Project Pearl refurbishment

FAI Technik was honoured in the 2021 Middle East Aviation Awards when it scooped the Innovation in EngineeringCategory for its work on Project Pearl, a multi-million Euro refurbishment of a pre-owned Bombardier Global Express. Tim Callies, specialist aviation interior design partner was lead architect to the FAI team as they undertook one of the most challenging projects o...

Save client time and funds through digitalization - JETMS

MRO organizations have been embarking on a digitalization journey. As the industry shifts towards more digital operations, an increasing number of tools and systems are introduced to streamline the MRO processes and business organization. JETMS, a global one-stop-shop MRO for business and regional aircraft, shares how digitalization can assist in reaching business goals. A recent couple of year...

SR Technics and Vietjet Air sign a MoU worth US$150 million

SR Technics and Vietjet Air announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding worth US$150 million involving providing MRO services on Vietjet’s CFM56-5B engine fleet, installed on their Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. The work on the engines will be carried out at SR Technics' world-renowned facilities at Zurich Airport in Switzerland. The MoU also includes providing engine mai...

Etihad welcomed a group of first graduates aircraft mechanics to its workforce

Etihad welcomed its first graduates from the Aircraft Mechanics Development Programme, after successfully receiving the Category A in Aircraft Maintenance license, approved by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).Eight UAE national aircraft mechanics, half of whom were female, were recognised at a graduation ceremony held at Etihad Engineering’s hangar. They have completed a two-y...

OGMA strengthens collaboration with Pratt & Whitney on GTF engine maintenance

OGMA signed a new contract with Pratt & Whitney that reinforces the collaboration between the two companies, which began a year ago. This agreement, signed in the presence of the Prime Minister, António Costa, ensures that Portugal will provide maintenance for the PW1900G engine that currently powers the Embraer E190-E2 and E195-E2 aircraft.  In November of 2020, OGMA was...

Gulf Air and Safran Landing Systems signed landing gear MRO contract for six Airbus A321 and one A320

Safran Landing Systems has signed a five-year contract with Gulf Air, the Bahrain's national airline, to carry out maintenance operations on the landing gear of six Airbus A321s and one A320. These operations will take place at Safran Landing Systems’ MRO center based in Gloucester, Safran Landing Systems Services UK Ltd. Bruno Chiarelli, Executive VP MRO, Safran Landing Systems: &quo...

ASP Air-Space offers unique dimension - Complete Training Package

Dubai Airshow became a perfect place to catch up with ASP Air-Space team and continue our conversation in person. We wanted to get more information regarding the product ASP Air-Space has developed -  a new unique dimension - Complete Training Package. The product is meant​ to help airlines to train their flight and cabin crews in the most convenient and efficient way...

CORTEX - revolutionary engine fleet management software by MTU Maintenance

MTU Maintenance launches engine fleet management with CORTEX with customer LATAM Airlines. MTU’s new engine fleet management service combines the MRO specialist’s technical expertise with data, for example from engine trend monitoring, shop workscoping history and market understanding, with algorithms and artificial intelligence. “There’s no way to achieve the optim...

Pratt & Whitney Canada appoints 5 Jet Aviation locations as designated maintenance facilities

Pratt & Whitney Canada has appointed five new Designated Maintenance Facilities (DMFs) to serve customers in Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Switzerland. Providing line maintenance and mobile repair services, the new DMFs are all maintenance facilities owned and operated by Jet Aviation. The new DMFs are: Jet Aviation Singapore, Singapore (PW308A/C, PW307A...

Welcome World best smart basic trainer – Pilatus PC-7 MKX

With a new glass cockpit, new avionics, improvements in the area of crew comfort and other technical innovations, the PC-7 MKX offers smart state-of-the-art training capability in the Basic Training segment at unrivalled cost, with outstanding robustness and unmatched reliability. The smart Basic Trainer is now available to take on a new generation of student pilots and turn them into first class...

Worlds First A 320 freighter aircraft - Vaayu Group & ST Engineering

Vaayu Group announces the signing of a Letter of Commitment with ST Engineering Aerospace Resources, the aviation leasing arm of ST Engineering to lease up to five Airbus A320 Passenger-to-Freighter. The world’s first A320P2F aircraft by Elbe Flugzeugwerke, a joint venture of ST Engineering and Airbus is currently in its certification phase and is expected to be read...

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ASP Air-Space offers unique dimension - Complete Training Package

Dubai Airshow became a perfect place to catch up with ASP Air-Space team and continue our conversation in person. We wanted to get more information regarding the product ASP Air-Space has develop...

CORTEX - revolutionary engine fleet management software by MTU Maintenance

MTU Maintenance launches engine fleet management with CORTEX with customer LATAM Airlines. MTU’s new engine fleet management service combines the MRO specialist’s technical expertise...

Welcome World best smart basic trainer – Pilatus PC-7 MKX

With a new glass cockpit, new avionics, improvements in the area of crew comfort and other technical innovations, the PC-7 MKX offers smart state-of-the-art training capability in the Basic Training s...

Worlds First A 320 freighter aircraft - Vaayu Group & ST Engineering

Vaayu Group announces the signing of a Letter of Commitment with ST Engineering Aerospace Resources, the aviation leasing arm of ST Engineering to lease up to five Airbus A320 Passenger-to-F...

EXPLORER design study opens up new themed worlds for VIP cabins

At the upcoming Dubai Airshow, Lufthansa Technik AG will present further details of its new wide-body VIP cabin concept EXPLORER. After a sneak preview at the Monaco Yacht Show in September, numerous...

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Flying Colours Corp. inks sales and installation agreement with SmartSky

Flying Colours Corp. has signed an agreement with North Carolina-based SmartSky Networks to act as a sales and installation facility for SmartSky’s air-to-ground connectivity equipment. Sal...

Time to celebrate the 30th anniversary of ExecuJet MRO Services

ExecuJet MRO Services is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, marking a major milestone for the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) firm, a pioneer of emerging markets and a company...

SR Technics and Vietjet Air sign a MoU worth US$150 million

SR Technics and Vietjet Air announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding worth US$150 million involving providing MRO services on Vietjet’s CFM56-5B engine fleet, installed on the...

Etihad welcomed a group of first graduates aircraft mechanics to its workforce

Etihad welcomed its first graduates from the Aircraft Mechanics Development Programme, after successfully receiving the Category A in Aircraft Maintenance license, approved by the UAE General Civil Av...

First Tecnam P2012 Sentinel SMP landed in Taiwan for Apex Flight Academy

The first of two new Tecnam P2012 SMP aircraft for Apex Flight Academy arrived at Taoyuan International Airport on November 16 afternoon, a milestone in the company’s quest to expand its horizon...

Save client time and funds through digitalization - JETMS

MRO organizations have been embarking on a digitalization journey. As the industry shifts towards more digital operations, an increasing number of tools and systems are introduced to streamline the MR...

Metrojet Engineering Clark welcomes first Bombardier Global 7500 hangar-parking jet

Metrojet Engineering Clark (MEC), the Philippines based Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com), has delightfully welcomed the first...