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STTS, extends its service offering and builds new painting hangars in Toulouse

STTS, (a Finaero company) leading expert in aircraft painting & sealing announces the launch of three purposely built paint hangars at its Toulouse Blagnac sites. In order to respond to growing market demand, STTS is investing in a 60 million euros project that will accommodate thre...

Finnair and NORRA choose LTAA for CF34-10 maintenance

Finnair and Nordic Regional Airlines (NORRA) have signed an exclusive long-term contract with Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey (LTAA) for maintenance of Nordic Regional Airlines’ CF34-10 engine fleet. Jari Huhtinen, VP technical operations at Finnair said "The CF34-10 MRO agreement will pr...


Boeing Optimizes Maintenance Record Keeping for Airlines

New digital airline maintenance records tool increases operational efficiency Boeing introduced today a digital records management capability to its Maintenance Performance Toolbox suite of products that will optimize maintenance operations and reduce costs for airlines. The Maintenance Performance Toolbox Records module provides an industry standard platform to manage scanned and digit...

Flying Colours Achieves ADS-B STC for Bombardier Challenger 604/605

Flying Colours Corp., the Canadian headquartered completions, refurbishment and maintenance specialist has secured a Supplemental Type Certificate for ADS-B OUT for Bombardier Challenger 600-2B16 (604 and 605) airframes from the U.S.-based FAA. The first aircraft to be fitted with the system, a Bombardier Challenger 605, was completed at their U.S. facility in late September. The STC will be...

FSI Starts Latitude Training, Adds More Caravan Sims

FlightSafety International started training in the first FAA level-D Cessna Citation Latitude simulator at its Cessna Pilot Learning Center in Wichita. EASA qualification of the training device is planned for early next year. A second Citation Latitude simulator will also be installed next year at the company’s learning center in Columbus, Ohio. “Building tw...

Lufthansa Technik: Launch of component support for new Airbus A350 XWB

With its customer Finnair launching operations of its first Airbus A350 XWB, Lufthansa Technik AG commenced the component support for the new aircraft type. The first European airline to operate the A350, Finnair, signed a twelve-year contract in May with the leading  provider of technical services for the aviation industry. As part of the exclusive Total Component Sup...

The invisible aftermarket: an easy answer to spares procurement delays

Although the aviation spare parts market is forecasted to grow at a rate of 4% at least until 2018 (Research and Markets report), the percentage of flight delays caused by technical failures is still rising. In fact, logistics-related delays of spare parts supply still add up to over $20 million per year in the U.S. alone. The solution, however, might be as simple as taking a better look....

EU investigates anti-competitive MRO contracts

The European Commission has written to airlines and aircraft component manufacturers, asking for information whether airlines are being forced to enter anti-competitive contracts to keep their 24,000 aircraft flying.  According to EU regulators, aircraft maintenance contracts are allegedly having terms that could restrict choice when servicing everything from engines to...

OHS Aviation Services completes 15th full vip refurbishment on Bombardier Global Express

OHS Aviation Services, the interior refurbishment specialist, headquatered in Berlin Schönefeld SXF, has just completed its 15th full vip refurbishment on a Bombardier Global cabin for an undisclosed private customer. "We are proud to have successfully performed another high quality cabin refurbishment in-house in less than eight weeks, says the ceo of OHS, Ornulf Hilar...

Boeing Acquires Leading Provider of Pilot Training Software

Enhances Boeing capability to train pilots for international airline customers  Boeing today announced it has acquired Peters Software GmbH ("Peters Software"), a market leading provider of European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) based training content for early stage ("ab-initio") pilot training. Located in Cologne, Germany, Peters Software specializes in c...

Vestergaard Company reveals news on both DTS and de-icing simulator

New developments to always further improve existing solutions is a big part of the Vestergaard Company philosophy. At the inter airport Europe 2015 Vestergaard are presenting two new developments that will both soon be available to customers: The DTS dashboard and the new de-icing training simulator. The DTS (Data Transmission System) has been offered by Vestergaard for 25 years, tracking da...

Amac Expands Mx Footprint With New Hangar

Building on its reputation as a completions specialist, Switzerland-based Amac Aerospace is taking on a growing portfolio of maintenance work. The company expanded the scope of its work when it secured FAA repair station status in June and will open a fourth hangar at its Basel headquarters by year-end. So far this year, Amac’s maintenance team has been busy handling heavy...

China Eastern Recruiting Students for Pilot Training

Aiming to address the problem of pilot shortage in the country, a Chinese airline has intensified its efforts to recruit high school students for pilot training, the media reported on Friday. The Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines plans to recruit 100 high school students for enrollment in 10-year programmes at aviation colleges, China.org reported. "We are recruiting more...

Lufthansa Technik Delivers First of Three VVIP Boeing 747-8 Aircraft

Following a completion period that lasted more than two years, Lufthansa Technik's Completion Center in Hamburg has returned the first of three Boeing 747-8s currently being converted by the company back to an undisclosed customer. This project was one of the most complex undertaken by Lufthansa Technik in its long history of completions owing to a cabin size of some 440 square meters and the...

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New Bombardier Customer Support Service Centre in Melbourne

Bombardier announced the development of a new service centre at Essendon Fields Airport in Melbourne, Australia, building on its commitment to the Australian market and establishing the next key...

High maintenance season: Two Head of State aircraft and several awarded projects for AMAC Aerospace

AMAC Aerospace announced that two Head of State aircraft has been arrived in October in Basel, Switzerland. Furthermore, AMAC has been selected to carry out maintenance checks on several Airbus,...

Spartan College of Aeronautics & Technology expands fleet with purchase of 32 new Piper Trainers

Piper Aircraft and Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology announced the expansion of its aircraft fleet with the purchase of 32 new Piper trainers to meet the future demand for certified p...

First install at new Tamarack European Installation Center

Tamarack Aerospace announced the first series of Active Winglet installations on three Cessna Citation Jets at the new Tamarack European Installation Centre based at the London-Oxford Airport, Un...

Textron Aviation expands service offering to include repair of Citation CJ series landing gear

Textron Aviation is expanding service offerings to provide customers with a new standard repair process for Cessna Citation CJ series aircraft main landing gear (MLG). This innovative solution, w...

Facility optimization for customers - Gulfstream

Gulfstream is streamlining and modernizing its customer service and support experiences by leveraging new and expanded facilities throughout its network. This facility optimization is the next st...