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Pratt & Whitney announces full operations of Singapore Technology Accelerator

Pratt & Whitney announced the significant progress in advancing maintenance, repair, and overhaul performance spearheaded by the opening of its Singapore Technology Accelerator. Back in September 2022, Pratt & Whitney announced the intent to establish technology accelerator in...

Southwest Airlines celebrates expanded technical operations facility in Phoenix

Southwest Airlines celebrates completion of a multi-year, $100 million project, which nearly doubles the size of the airline's maintenance hangar at Phoenix Sky Harbor. The 90,000-square foot expansion adds three new aircraft bays to the facility, allowing the airline to work...


AJW Group expands into A350 support market

AJW Group announced its entry into Airbus 350 support market with the acquisition of a significant package of spare parts. The package of over 2,500 components marks a strategic move for AJW Group, positioning the company to provide support to A350 operators and airlines worldwide. The inventory for the new generation long-haul aircraft is located in hubs across Europe and Nort...

Condor and Lufthansa Technik significantly expand successful cooperation

Condor and Lufthansa Technik signed comprehensive component support agreements for the airline' new Airbus A32Xneo fleet and extended the support for the A32Xceo fleet. In addition, Lufthansa Technik will also assist Condor during the production process of its growing A32Xneo fleet with its Aircraft Production Inspection Program at production site for more than 40 aircraft. Christ...

Bombardier launches U.S. Technician Apprenticeship Program in collaboration with WSU Tech

Bombardier collaborates with Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology to create an apprenticeship program aimed at training future airframe and powerplant mechanics. During the two-year paid apprenticeship program, students will complete hands-on instruction at Bombardier Group’s Wichita site and in-class training at WSU Tech. They will have the...

Engineering greater efficiency: British Airways moves to predictive automated maintenance reporting system

A cutting-edge engineering system that uses real-time data to predict aircraft maintenance issues is helping British Airways reduce delays and save the use of more than 900,000 pieces of paper a year. The E-Logs platform will provide live performance information about all of the airline’s 270 jets, allowing the airline to immediately spot potential problems and proactively fix them and...

Hiring the hands-on: celebrating National Apprenticeship Week in the UK

Apprenticeships are a great way to build your skills while earning, and we fill hundreds of these programme roles across our commercial, helicopter and defence and space divisions - from HR and the back offices to the production lines and clean rooms. UK National Apprenticeship Week has been all about recognising the benefits an apprenticeship can offer for those looking to start their career...

Biernat S.J chooses ALSIM by purchasing an ALX simulator

ALSIM count Biernat S.J among its new customers. The Polish aviation company recently made the acquisition of an ALSIM ALX simulator. ALSIM ALX provides up to 4 classes of aircraft from single-engine piston, twin engine piston, twin turbine up to medium category twin jet. The device is designed and approved for ATPL, CPL, and MCC in compliance with all current regulatory standards. The ALX of...

Simnest A320 FNPT II APS MCC simulator touched down at Norwegian Redflight Aviation

Norwegian Redflight Aviation acquired a Simnest A320 FNPT II APS MCC simulator. Redflight had no doubts about the supplier as they had extensive personal experience with the Simnest FNPT II MCC simulator. In addition to this high-fidelity device, Redflight will benefit from Simnest Aviation's expertise, as they have also purchased two essential documentation from Simnest, including a...

Lufthansa Aviation Training took delivery of three DA42-VI training aircraft

On 5 February 2024 Lufthansa Aviation Training delegation accepted three jet-fuel powered DA42-VI multi-engine training aircraft at Diamond Aircraft headquarters in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. These are the first three of seven DA42-VI aircraft ordered in December 2022. The brand-new DA42-VI multi-engine trainers will be placed at Grenchen, Switzerland. Raymund Obst, Head of Pilot Schoo...

Lufthansa Technik takes over APU services for China Southern Airlines A350 fleet

China Southern Airlines and Lufthansa Technik signed an exclusive eight-year contract regarding the technical support for the auxiliary power units (APUs) of the Chinese carrier’s A350 fleet of currently 20 aircraft. According to the long-term agreement, Lufthansa Technik will provide MRO services for the Honeywell HGT1700 in the company’s specialized APU workshops in Hamburg, Ger...

Ryanair extends maintenance agreement with Joramco to 10 maintenance lines

Ryanair announced an extension to its maintenance agreement with Joramco, the MRO provider based in Jordan, which will see the airline undertake 10 lines of heavy maintenance for the next 10 years at their MRO facility in Amman, Jordan. Ryanair’s fleet will grow to over 800 aircraft by the end of the decade and this agreement will ensure that the airline has flexibility around where it...

First Aviation Services announces further expansion in support of Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk

First Aviation Services Inc. announced a major expansion of their support for the UH-60 Black Hawk and its derivates by integrating the resources of the company’s individual subsidiaries to provide the industry’s most comprehensive set of aftermarket solutions.  Currently, First Aviation subsidiaries provide in-house maintenance, repair and overhaul for the UH-60 Black Hawk main a...

Heston MRO acquires Aviation NDT Services Pty Ltd

Heston MRO continues its growth as the largest independent total care MRO in Australasia through acquisition of Melbourne based Aviation NDT Services. Aviation NDT services was established in 1986 and has since positioned itself as a quality provider of independent & flexible NDT services across Australia, Pacific Island and Asia region. The company provides its NDT solutions to a wide ra...

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Are you ready for take-off - Airways Aviation on Pilot Expo 2024

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Preparing aviation future: Daher and General Aviation Manufacturers Association renew their international internship

For the second consecutive year, Daher and GAMA have partnered on an international internship program that identifies and encourages promising industry leaders of the future. The trans-Atlan...

First 30 years of ALSIM Success story - interview with Jean-Paul Monnin

It is not a secret that all industry actors and , of course, media of are talking since some years about pilot shortage problem. Indeed, market demand is rising, and it means Flight training organizat...

Embraer and CAE inaugurate Asia Pacific first E-Jets E2 full flight simulator in Singapore

Embraer and CAE officially inaugurated the Asia Pacific region first E-Jets E2 full flight simulator in Singapore. E-Jets E2 training is the latest program offered by the recently...

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AFI KLM E&M supports Australian airline Bonza

AFI KLM E&M and Bonza reached an argeement for component support for growing Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet. The support defined by AFI KLM E&M covers a broad scope tailored to Bonza...

The handover of 400th P2006T Twin keys to Bartolini Air took place at Pilot Expo 2024

During Pilot Expo 2024 Tecnam handed over the keys of 400th Tecnam P2006T Twin to Bartolini Air, Poland leading flight training organisation. The renowned Polish flying school has also taken...

Engine Maintenance Service contract for Smartwings’ Boeing 737NG and MAX fleets

Smartwings and Lufthansa Technik signed an agreement to support the largest Czech airline with comprehensive Engine Maintenance Services for LEAP-1B engines for its Boeing 737 MAX fleet. The first ind...

Supporting the growth of the Aerospace Industry through decarbonisation - Satys Aerospace

Satys Aerospace is currently working on several projects. North America, the Middle East and Asia are also in the sights of Satys Aerospace, which is already present in 13 countries. A long-...

Biman Bangladesh Airlines joins De Havilland Component Solutions Program to support its fleet of Dash 8-400 aircraft

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has signed a De Havilland Component Solutions Program agreement to support its fleet of five Dash 8-400 aircraft. The DCS Program will provide Biman Bangladesh Airlines&...

Cantor Air expands fleet with Tecnam

At the first day of Pilot Expo 2024, Tecnam announced that Italian Flight Training Organization Cantor Air has confirmed the order of three P2010 TDI four-seater, and two additional P2008JC...