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MRO market faces headwinds despite robust aircraft refurb work

It seems that not a week goes by without an airline revealing newly refurbished interiors on some subfleet. But while aircraft modifications continue apace, requirements for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities over the near term are actually plateauing or declining. This is&nbs...

FL Technics invests over €6m into high tech maintenance equipment

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has successfully finished a two-year long business development project. Over the period of project implementation, the company invested almost EUR 6 million into high tech maintenance equipment a...


Lufthansa Technik overhauls the 25th landing gear set of Boeing 777-300ER

Lufthansa Technik Landing Gear Services UK (LTLGS) has overhauled the 25th Landing Gear set of the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft type. This important milestone in overhaul operations of the latest Boeing 777 product introduction, reached at LTLGS facility in Hayes, near London, United Kingdom, makes LTLGS the most experienced overhaul provider of this Landing Gear type. Landing gear overh...

Compass Airlines and ATP Flight School finalize an agreement to pay up to $11,000 in training costs

Compass Airlines (Minneapolis/St. Paul) has finalized an agreement with ATP Flight School that paves the way for its participation in ATP’s Tuition Reimbursement Program. This program allows ATP graduate flight instructors to have up to $11,000 of their ATP training costs paid for by Compass, in exchange for agreeing to fly for Compass after earning the requisite number of hours. &ld...

FL Technics to launch a subsidiary in Thailand

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, continues to expand its presence in the emerging markets. The company is already set to open a subsidiary with its main office in the capital city of Thailand. Backed by the official approval from the Board of Investment of the Kingdom of Thailand, the Bangkok office shall act as the centre of...

MTU Maintenance and AAR extend cooperation for PW2000 parts supply

MTU Maintenance, one of the top five engine MRO service providers worldwide, and AAR, a leading provider of aviation services to the global commercial and defense industries, have signed a contract that secures for MTU the supply of used material for PW2000 engines over the next five years. Within the framework of a consignment and inventory management agreement, ...

Alitalia Training Academy partner up on new training program

The Alitalia Training Academy has resumed operations after a ten year hiatus, starting with 24 candidates in the Alitalia-Etihad Airways Cadet Pilot Program. The program will use the Alitalia Training Academy in Italy, and Etihad Airways’ training facilities in Abu Dhabi. The reopening of the academy was made possible by the Italian Civil Aviation Authority, which endorsed the newly la...

Paint: What is Important to the Aircraft Maintenance Industry?

AMT conducted a survey in December seeking information on the use of paints and coatings to know what products you use and why. Of the respondents, 41 percent said they paint aircraft, while 33 percent said they paint aircraft parts and components. Breaking it into industry segments, general aviation was 42 percent; business jets 18 percent, helicopters 18 percent, military 11 percent, and...

StandardAero SIGNS NEW MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT

StandardAero recently signed a multi-year contract with Air KBZ, a top regional and the largest private airline in Myanmar, to perform customized maintenance, repair and overhaul services for PW127M turboprop engines on the airline’s fleet of ATR72-600 regional aircraft. The new contract covers services for both hot section inspections and overhauls with not to exceed guarantees for all t...

ST Engineering’s Aerospace Arm Completes Incorporation Of New Companies For Aircraft Leasing

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today updated that further to its announcement made on 31 August 2015, the incorporation of the following new companies has been completed.  Company name: Keystone Leasing (UK) Limited Paid-up capital: US$3.00 Country of incorporation: UK  Company name: Keystone 1 Limited Paid-up capital: US$1.00 Country of incorp...

Premier Aviation Overhaul Center Signs Long-Term Heavy Maintenance Contract with Atlas Air

Premier Aviation Overhaul Center and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAWW) are pleased to announce the two (2) year extension of their Agreement for the provision of airframe heavy maintenance on Atlas Air, Inc.‘s fleet of B767-200/300 and B747-400 aircraft. Coming into effect on January 1, 2016 the contract extends the successful relationship the two companies have maintained, si...

Magnetic MRO Establishes Office in London, UK

Total Technical Care MRO organization Magnetic MRO (www.magneticmro.com) establishes sales and engineering office in London, United Kingdom. The new office, located in Kensington, will be operational from October 1st, 2015, hosting Magnetic MRO sales and engineering teams in one centralized London location. ‘Magnetic MRO is growing rapidly togeth...

Shell Aviation increases sales of Aeroshell piston engine oil

Shell Aviation announced year-on-year growth AeroShell Piston Engine Oil Sales, strengthening the position of AeroShell lubricants as the best-selling piston engine oil in the world. In the first half of 2015, Shell Aviation raised the global sales of AeroShell PEO by 5.1 per cent.   Shell Aviation has helped the rise in sales by spending more time with customers at different aviatio...

IATA to Deliver Specialized Aviation Security Training in Sherbrooke

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an agreement has been signed with Centre en sûreté Alerte to provide a three-year schedule of aviation security training at its newly established Airpole training facility in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The IATA courses will be delivered in English and in French for aviation security professionals in a unique combination of class...

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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...