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Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow To Set Up A Company-Based Aviation Training Center

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow (VDTM) one of the lead players on Russia market of western aircraft maintenance and repair services is set to establish a Company-based Aviation Training Center located within the Moscow Aviation Cluster. EASA Part-147 Certificate granted by the European Aviatio...

PEMCO Delivers Third B737-400 Combi Conversion To First Air

PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) has announced the redelivery of a 737-400 Combi aircraft, MSN27232 registration C-FFNC, to First Air, Canada’s foremost Arctic and remote region air carrier. Previously PEMCO converted two 737 Combi’s for First Air, which underlines th...


Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited: La Compagnie extends agreement

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited , the engineering division of The Monarch Group, has extended its agreement with La Compagnie to include airframe heavy maintenance. Under this extended agreement, MAEL will perform a C Check on the Boeing 757-200 ER at its maintenance facility at London Luton Airport. MAEL currently supports La Compagnie’s transatlantic operation wit...

Air Arabia selects TRU Simulation + Training to Produce A320 Full Flight Simulator

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low cost carrier announced today during the Bahrain International Airshow the signing of a new deal with TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. company, to produce an A320 FFS X™ Level D full motion flight simulator. TRU Simulation + Training will manufacture the A320 FFS X in...

Comlux America launches new VIP Service Center in the Middle East with Texel Air

Comlux The Aviation Group is pleased to announce the signing of a cooperation agreement with Texel Air, in order to provide its Middle East customers with dedicated MRO line Maintenance and cabin upgrades & refurbishments on their VIP aircraft. While Texel Air will provide hangar, maintenance and certification services through its 3,200 m2 facility at Bahrain Internation...

Philippine Airlines and Lufthansa Technik sign Total component maintenance contract

Philippine Airlines and Lufthansa Technik AG have signed a five-year Total Component Maintenance (TCM) contract for the Airline’s Airbus  A320 and A340 Fleet. The services will be extended end of 2016 to support additional Airbus 320s operated by Philippine Airlines. Lufthansa Technik will support Philippine Airlines at its main base in Manila, the Component Service o...

Aviastar-SP to upgrade three An-124 Ruslan transport aircraft

Russian aircraft manufacturer Aviastar-SP, based in Ulyanovsk, will upgrade three Antonov An-124 Ruslan (NATO reporting name: Condor) heavy transport planes, the manufacturer’s press office told TASS on Tuesday in a message. "Under a government contract, Aviastar-SP JSC will modernize three An-124 planes - one in 2016 and two in 2017," the message says. According to the press...

ST Aerospace wins $415m of new contracts in Q4 2015

Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Aerospace) said it secured contracts worth S$415m ($285m) in the fourth quarter of 2015, rising from S$310m ($216m) in Q4 2014. In its quarterly report released today (January 19), ST Aerospace said some of the contracts included line and heavy maintenance agreements for customers supporting Airbus, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas aircraft types, as well as c...

Academy 147 receives GCAA CAR 147 approval

On December 8th 2015, Academy 147 Limited, a training organisation based in Malta received CAR 147 maintenance training organisation approval from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the United Arab Emirates. Academy 147 made its initial plunge into the Middle East's rapidly growing market for maintenance training in 2015 and has pursued the GCAA approval in order to further establi...

Moscow, Belgrade sign protocol on establishing center for servicing helicopters in Serbia

Serbian Defense Minister Bratislav Gasic and First Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Tecnhincal Cooperation Andrey Boitsov signed a protocol on establishing a regional center on servicing Russian-made helicopters in Serbia, the Serbian Defense Ministry’s press service said on Wednesday. The defense ministry reminded that the project was initiated during S...

FlightySafety International adds Gulfstream G650 CPDLC to eLearning Courses

FlightSafety International has added Gulfstream G650 Controller Pilot Data Link Communication to its extensive series of eLearning courses and CPDLC iFlightDECK subscription-based application. The three-hour eLearning CPDLC scenario-based course is designed to familiarize pilots with CPDLC/ADS-C operations in normal and abnormal situations. The course will take them through a flight planning ph...

Opinion: The Aviation Trends Of Tomorrow

As industry technologies continue evolving, Graham Grose, IFS aerospace & defense center of excellence industry director, shares his forecast for future industry trends. The civil aviation sector is already a huge trend-setter in the adoption of additive manufacturing (3D Printing), contributing 12% to the industry’s global revenue in 2013, and all indications are that this...

Boeing, Engineers Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Boeing and its engineering union have reached a tentative agreement to extend the contracts of more than 20,000 workers. The union said workers would soon receive ballots to vote on the six-year extensions for engineers and technical workers. The agreements provide "market-leading wages, continued retirement benefit growth, a choice of comprehensive medical plans and enhanced job securi...

Rolls-Royce launches new SelectCare™ Service

Rolls-Royce has launched a new engine service, SelectCareTM, continuing its reputation for service innovation and expanding the customers’ choice of competitive, capable and flexible services across the engine lifecycle. SelectCare fits between Rolls-Royce’s fully comprehensive TotalCare® service, which maximises engine time on wing in addition to giving long-term cost certainty...

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Boosting Western US presence Elevate MRO, Elevate Jet, expand to Denver

Elevate MRO, a division of Elevate Aviation Group, announced the opening of new aircraft maintenance center at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC) in Denver. This expansion includes i...

IADA Foundation opens business aviation scholarship applications

Applications are now open for IADA Foundation Business Aviation Scholarships. These scholarships were created by the International Aircraft Dealers Association to aid and inspire the next generation o...

Air India entrusts component supply for its Boeing 777 fleet to Lufthansa Technik

Lufthansa Technik takes over the Total Component Support for Air India entire Boeing 777 fleet. The multi-year agreement that the MRO provider and the airline signed this Thursday in Gurugra...

Nolinor revolutionizes its pilot training with virtual reality

As part of its continuous effort to improve its training tools, Nolinor Aviation announced integration of virtual reality into its pilot training program. This initiative places Nolinor amon...