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Jet Aviation Basel delivers new Airbus A340-600 with VIP cabin interior

Jet Aviation Basel recently delivered a brand new ACJ A340-600 that it outfitted with a VIP cabin interior for an undisclosed client in Europe. This is the 18th Airbus delivery from the Basel Completions Center since 1999. Equipped to carry up to 121 passengers in comfort and style, the ACJ...

ST Aerospace acquires remaining 50% of S-PRO

ST Aerospace Systems has acquired the remaining 50 per cent stake in Singapore Precision Repair and Overhaul (S-PRO) from Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (a Safran company) for $8.1m. Following the acquisition, landing gear and components specialist S-PRO will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ST Aerospa...


Gulf Air and Bahrain Polytechnic sign MoU

Gulf Air and Bahrain Polytechnic recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide the tertiary education institute's Information Technology students and graduates with the opportunity to perform final year industry projects and obtain valuable industry experience in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at Gulf Air in the airline's Information Technology Depa...

FAA Approves Pan Am International Flight to Conduct ATP-CTP Training on Boeing 737NG

Pan Am International Flight Academy announced today it has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training (ATP-CTP) on the B-737NG. The company was approved in early August to conduct ATP-CTP training on the Airbus 320. This additionalFAA approval makes Pan Am the only aviation training organization authorized...

Marana Aerospace Solutions Continues to Add Senior Talent to its MRO Platform

Marana Aerospace Solutions (http://www.maranaaerospace.com) today announced that Matt Eaton has joined the company as vice president of sales. Eaton, who has spent the last 16 years exclusively in the MRO airframe side of commercial aviation, will be responsible for leading the continued growth of sales and services at Marana. In his role, Eaton will leverage Marana’s growing cu...

FL Technics Training introduces examination option to its Online Training™ platform

FL Technics Training, a global provider of aviation technical training services, is delighted to announce that its EASA-compliant Online Training™ platform has further expanded its functionality. From now on, having completed a training course, the company‘s corporate and individual customers will be able to take an online exam before actually receiving the certificate. The n...

FlightSafety launches Latitude simulator training programme

FlightSafety International launched its Cessna Citation Latitude simulator training programme on 28 September at its facility in Wichita, Kansas. The inauguration came about a month after the midsize business jet entered service with a US customer. The company says, until now, Latitude pilots have been training on a Sovereign+ simulator, as the duo share the same Garmin G5000 flightde...

National flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation, brings in AJW Aviation

Nepal Airlines has chosen AJW Aviation to provide full power-by-the-hour services for its current fleet of A320s. As part of the long-term agreement AJW will also locate extensive main base kit at the Nepal Airlines’ facilities at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and at their operational centre in Singapore, taking advantage of AJW’s strategic hub strate...

Lufthansa Technik names Robert Gaag SVP EUMEA Corporate Sales

Robert Gaag (55) will be appointed as Senior Vice President Corporate Sales for Europe, Middle East, Africa (EuMEA), following Wolfgang Weynell, who has hold the position since 1 July 2014. Weynell will remain Senior Vice President Corporate Sales & Marketing until 31 December 2015, when he retires from Lufthansa Technik after 39 years with the Company. The nomination of Robert Gaag, curren...

Etihad campaigning for Emiratis to join its foundation programme

Etihad Airways is continuing its search for UAE nationals to join its innovative Fursati – “my opportunity” in Arabic – foundation programme which aims to produce customer-facing ground service agents and other key roles for years to come. Fursati, operated in partnership with Abu Dhabi Tawteen Council, is looking to recruit more than 500 UAE nationals during the next tw...

GE Aviation and Era signed two service agreements for the CT7 engines

GE Aviation and Era Group Inc. signed two engine service agreements for the CT7-2E1 and -8A turboshaft engines powering the new, twin-engine AgustaWestland AW189 and Sikorsky S-92 helicopters, respectively. These landmark agreements begin a new GE–Era partnership by servicing the newest additions to Era’s fleet, the first AW189s operating in North America and the S-92s, under the Maint...

Tamarack Aerospace's Active Winglets Nearing Approval

First announced in 2013, Tamarack Aerospace Group's active winglet system is nearing European approval for use on straight-wing Cessna CJs, with FAA certification expected to follow. “We are currently on track to certify our active winglets on all CJ 525 models by the end of the year,” Tamarack COO Brian Cox told AIN. “Sometime in Octob...

FL Technics enters Africa with Base Maintenance support for Afriqiyah Airways

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions, has announced expanding to the African market. The company has recently signed a new base maintenance agreement with one of the largest carriers in Libya – Afriqiyah Airways (AAW). According to the contract, FL Technics shall carry out the necessary maintenance checks for the carrier’s...

North State Aviation to Open Facility at Global TransPark

North State Aviation plans to open an aircraft maintenance center and create 109 new jobs at the Global TransPark in Kinston. The announcement was made earlier this week by Gov. Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John Skvarla III and representatives with the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. North State Aviation, which opened in Winston-Salem in 2010, plans to invest $900,000 and cr...

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Base maintenance services for more than 140 easyJet aircraft - LHT

Lufthansa Technik has renewed a substantial base maintenance contract with easyJet for more than 140 aircraft of the airline's A320 family, which was initially signed...

A new line maintenance centre to be opened - SmartLynx Technik

SmartLynx Airlines announced the initiation and implementation of a new Part-145 Line Maintenance Organization SmartLynx Technik, to bring greater control back in-house. As SmartLynx Ai...

LorEau Aviation Group flies in to ratify business partnership with ELMS Aviation, Complete Aircraft Group

ELMS Aviation and sister company Complete Aircraft Group announced the signing of a wide-ranging MoU with newly established MRO consultancy LorEau Aviation Group, based out of Dubai World Central Airp...

Extension of Total Component Support agreement for Japan Airlines Boeing 787 fleet

Lufthansa Technik and Japan Airlines have further deepened their trusted partnership by extending a long term agreement on Total Component Support (TCS) services for Japan Airlines' Boeing 787 fle...

Berlin Brandenburg region welcomes MTU Maintenance dedicated on-site service facility

MTU Maintenance aims to become the number one on-site and near wing engine service provider in Europe with its new dedicated facility in the region of Berlin Brandenburg. The opening of the new f...

Air Austral entrusts AFI KLM E&M with the support of its Airbus A220 components

While Air France has received the first of its 60 Airbus A220 aircraft at the end of September, Air Austral, the airline based in Reunion Island, is the first to benefit from AFI KLM E&M's com...