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AvAir takes over Lufthansa Technik rotable spares inventory

AvAir and Lufthansa Technik have signed a long-term aftermarket sales agreement. AvAir has purchased the majority of Lufthansa Technik's overstock of rotable spares inventory. The Arizona-based company acquired 9,000 line items, comprising of components including IDGs (Integrated Drive Gene...

Flight Training Adelaide Chooses Diamond Aircraft

Diamond Aircraft Industries Inc. and Flight Training Adelaide Pty recently announced their continued partnership by formalizing a 24 aircraft fleet sale to support FTA’s growing pilot programs in Australia. A total of twenty Diamond DA40 XLT single engine aircraft and four Diamo...


GA Telesis MRO Services Group Receives Chinese CAAC Landing Gear Certification

GA Telesis announced its MRO Services Group received approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China ("CAAC") for its Miami-based landing gear operation. This new rating allows GA Telesis MRO Services to repair and overhaul CRJ900 landing gears for China Express Airlines ("China Express"). In 2019, the Company entered into a long-term agreement to overhaul la...

What happens to airBaltic aircraft during downtime

Currently most of airBaltic’s Airbus A220-300 aircraft are parked wing by wing at Riga International Airport, waiting for the moment they can take off above the clouds again. Only some of them continue operating special flights to bring home the inhabitants of the Baltic States and transport face masks and respirators for medical needs. Meanwhile technical department continues work...

Pax to Cargo Conversions for medical supplies

Lufthansa Technik has obtained Engineering Order Specific Tailsign approvals from the German Federal Aviation Authority for four Lufthansa passenger aircraft. They will from now on transport medical goods to meet the growing demand for airfreight during the coronavirus crisis. Within 36 hours, the Airbus A330-300 aircraft were modified for cargo transport. The prerequisite for such a conversion fr...

COVID-19 outbreak brings significant growth in business aviation

The current situation in the world regarding COVID-19 has seen private aviation companies report an increase of 400% in queries and bookings. The massive explosion in the aforementioned sector can be attributed to travel restrictions and social distancing recommended by health officials. Why choose business jet? Health Services around the globe currently recommend practicing social dista...

FAA approval grated to Aviation Concepts Technical Services

Philippines based Aviation Concepts Technical Services, Inc. (ACTSI) is pleased to announce of recently received Repair Station Certificate approval from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) services.  With the recognition from the FAA, we are capable to provide 1A/1C checks for Gulfstream aircraft, including G450/G550/G650 &a...

HAECO Cabin Solutions launches passenger aircraft interior stowage devices

HAECO Cabin Solutions has launched new, certifiable devices to allow package stowage in the main passenger cabin.  As the COVID-19 environment developed, the company noted that airlines were beginning to use passenger flights strictly for cargo. At the same time, social distancing directives were being instituted nationwide. HAECO quickly developed solutions to allow airlines to carry ca...

HAECO Composite Services Adds GE90 Fan Case Repair Capability

HAECO Composite Services, a member of the HAECO Group, has added capability for preventive maintenance inspections and associated repairs on fan stator modules for GE90 engines on Boeing 777 aircraft. Established in 2009 and located in Jinjiang, Fujian province, Mainland China, HAECO Composite Services is a dedicated composite maintenance, repair and overhaul  facility for aircraft nacel...

Introducing the New ATP

Aircraft Technical Publishers and CaseBank Technologies Inc. have rebranded to become known as ATP®, a leading provider of information services and software solutions for the aviation industry. The company is also introducing a new logo and tagline which celebrates their nearly 50 years of history within aviation, and their commi...

Temporary passenger aircraft cabin modifications by Magnetic MRO

Magnetic MRO,reacting to the current situation in the aviation market, announced the company’s readiness to provide temporary cabin modifications. In the light of the coronavirus crisis and reflecting to changing needs of the Airline’s, company’s DOA (EASA Part 21J) team is ready to provide its customers with cabin modifications for COVID-19 medical cargo transportation in pri...

A comprehensive maintenance programme for the flydubai fleet

 flydubai’s grounded fleet has been undergoing a thorough scheduled maintenance programme following the announcement from the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to suspend all passenger operations until further notice. The airline has received the guidance issued by the manufacturer to all Next-Generati...

First time in Russia S7 Technics will perform heavy maintenance of Air Astana’s Boeing 757

This summer, specialists of S7 Technics base in Novosibirsk will perform a C-check for the first time for two Boeing 757-200 aircraft of the largest airlines of Kazakhstan. S7 Technics is the only Russian MRO provider which performs heavy maintenance on this type of aircraft beyond the Urals. Tolmachevo airport (Novosibirsk) is only 1.5 hours away from the airport of Almaty, so the ferry flight...

RED Aircraft Receives AS9100 Aerospace QMS Standard Certification

RED Aircraft announced that they have recently received their certificate of Aerospace Standard EN 9100:2018. This standard is based on ISO 9001: 2015 and is technically equivalent to AS9100 D and JISQ 9100: 2016. AS9100 is the international quality management system standard specifically for the aerospace and defense industry. RED Aircraft has received this certification from AirCert, one of...

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GA Telesis'Component Solutions Group has recently completed a five-year expansion and transformation becoming the global leader in integrated aviation aftermarket solutions including aircraft...

Eight day cargo conversion: Dassault Falcon Service of a Falcon 900B

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New Diamond Aircraft service center in Texas

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Newly created MHI RJ Aviation Group begins operations

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, MHI RJ Aviation Group (MHIRJ) is launching as a newly created group of entities providing a holistic service and support solution for the global regional...

Metrojet completed G650ER 4C inspection during Covid-19

The MRO station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited completed a 4C inspection on a Gulfstream G650ER in the midst of our battle against COVID-19 and working within all of the unpreceden...