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Ameco Beijing Sees Fast Development on Airframe Overhaul

Ameco is to deliver a Boeing 747 of ACT Airlines for C-check in this December. It has been the fourth ACT aircraft since this year. Being capable of airframe overhaul on Boeing 737, 747, 767, 777 and Airbus A319, 320, 330, 380, Ameco is ready for the Boeing 747-8I airframe overhaul capability sta...

ANALYSIS: Emirates CAE Flight Training set to double up at new Dubai training centre

Just two years after opening its second training centre in Dubai, Emirates CAE Flight Training is doubling the size of the operation with five more simulator bays. The expansion – work on which will begin by the end of the year – will allow ECFT to cater for the burgeoning dema...


AFTA Secures Third Major Pilot Training Contract

Dubai Airshow exhibitor Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA, Ireland Pavilion, Stand 644) has secured its third major international pilot cadet training contract, signing a three-year deal with Turkish Airlines to start training its cadets to first officer commercial pilot level. Calling the deal a major step, AFTA said its signing builds a solid foundation for securing partnership deals with o...

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance And Ramco Systems Create The MRO Lab in Singapore

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) has signed a partnership with Ramco Systems, which specializes in business software systems, especially in the MRO sector, to set up a joint innovation center in Singapore. A team of around ten people will work there on designing and developing innovative, rapid-deployment solutions for strategi...

For Asia-Pacific LCCs, MRO is not low cost

Being a low-cost carrier does not mean getting low-cost maintenance, a group of executives with Singapore-based LCCs agreed. Speaking as panelists Thursday at the Aviation Week Network MRO Asia-Pacific conference in Singapore, executives from three airlines – Jetstar Asia, Scoot and Tigerair – named their top priorities in what they look for in an MRO provider. Jetstar Asia&...

Emirates Flight Training Academy signs order for up to 10 Phenom 100E jets

Embraer Executive Jets announced today that Emirates Flight Training Academy has signed a firm order for five Phenom 100E business jets, plus options for five more aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017.  “Emirates' dedicated flight training center offers one of the industry's most innovative and advanced airline pilot training programs,” said Marco Tulio P...

GoAir extends engine contract with Lufthansa Technik

GoAir, the leading Indian low-cost carrier based in Mumbai, has substantially expanded its business relationship with Lufthansa  Technik. In April 2014 GoAir had already signed an initial Total Engine Support TES® contract, covering a total of 16 CFM56-5B engine  overhaul events. The airline has now extended the contract by additional 18 engine overhaul events to acc...

ATR: 12-year Global Maintenance Agreement with PNG Air

Papua New Guinea’s airline, PNG Air, formerly Airlines PNG, and ATR have signed a comprehensive long-term Global Maintenance agreement (GMA) providing a total support package for the airline’s fleet of ATR 72-600 aircraft. The airline has recently received one aircraft, with further six to join the fleet over within two years. The GMA contract...

Labor shortage among biggest challenges in fast-growing Asia-Pacific MRO market

Skilled labor shortages and land-space constraints are among the biggest difficulties facing the MRO industry in Asia-Pacific countries, a region that is forecast to become the world’s largest in terms of fleet size and MRO market value. Speaking on the keynote panel Wednesday at the Aviation Week Network MRO Asia-Pacific conference in Singapore, MRO experts from three different Asia...

ST Aerospace Seals Landing Gear MRO Contract With SAS

Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace) has sealed an eight-year contract worth approximately US$25m (approximately S$35m) with one of Scandinavia’s largest airlines Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). Under this agreement, ST Aerospace will provide a comprehensive range of landing gear repair, overhaul and exchange services for SAS’ fleet of Boeing 737-600/700/800 and Bombardi...

Wings Alliance looks to transform UK pilot training

A new training system initiative about to be launched in the UK is intended to offer prospective commercial pilots a route to the cockpit at around half the cost of the integrated courses created for major airlines. Being established by partners including Bristol Groundschool, Cardiff Aviation and several other approved training organisations, the Wings Alliance will be formally launc...

AFI KLM E&M Components China Granted EASA Certification

AFI KLM E&M Components China, a wholly owned AIRFRANCE KLM subsidiary, was established in Shanghai in 2013 to repair avionics components and wasCAAC-certified in November of that year. Recently in 2015, EASA, the European Aviation Safety Agency also awarded the China subsidiary EASA Part-145 approval under number EASA.145.0721. “This is a v...

PAS Technologies acquires Bolton Aerospace

PAS Technologies Inc. a specialized provider of cost-effective original equipment manufacturing (OEM) and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) products, services and solutions for the commercial and military aerospace, industrial gas turbine, and oil and gas markets, announced today that it has acquired Bolton Aerospace. Based in Manchester, Connecticut, Bolton Aerospace...

AJW Technique renews DGCA Indonesia Type Certificate Approval

AJW Technique has been granted renewal of its DGCA Type Certificate Approval by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Indonesia, further underpinning AJW Technique’s commitment to regional compliance and maintaining its reputation for quality. The facility holds several global approvals: ANAC (Brazil), DGCA (Indonesia) and DCA(Thai...

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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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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 refu...

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...

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...

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 M...