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Slot Reservation Agreement between Austrian Airlines and Magnetic MRO

Magnetic MRO has signed a Slot Reservation Agreement with Austrian Airlines.  By this agreement, Austrian Airlines is booking two nose-to-tail slots during the winter maintenance season, and it will be valid for three years during winter seasons from 2020 until 2023. Austrian Air...

BAA Training Vietnam to start 2020 with 90% of utilization

New aviation training centre in Vietnam, BAA Training Vietnam, looks back on results of the first quarter of operations as it is about to enter 2020 with 90% utilization of the first Airbus A320 full flight simulator. The branch of BAA Training has been established in Vietnam in 2018 as a...


EME AERO has obtained EASA 145 certification as maintenance shop

The 50/50 joint venture between Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines, EME Aero, Engine Maintenance Europe service center,has completed the aviation authority certification process and obtained EASA 145 certification as a maintenance organization on 12th December, 2019. Site completion and the official open-ing of the company is planned for spring 2020. This certification is a prerequisit...

ATO Royal-Star Aero invests in 2 Alsim’s simulators: AL250 & ALX

Royal-Star Aero, the Training Center based in Poland, has decided to buy 2 Alsim’s simulators: an Alsim AL250 and an Alsim ALX. Krzysztof Pawełek, CEO and Head of Training at Royal-Star Aero, explains why they have chosen  Alsim: “The Royal-Star Aero management decided to purchase the two: AL250 and ALX flight simulators of the reputable company Alsim, whose parameters a...

New Sabena technics painting facility dedicated to long-range aircraft

Sabena technics opens its new painting facility dedicated to long-range aircraft! Building this facility is part of the Sabena technics Group’s strategy to develop its painting division in Toulouse and effectively support major aerospace customers such as Airbus by providing them with solutions to efficiently support their A350 production. This paintshop is the fourth of the Tou...

Significant expansion of capabilities of AZAL Flight Training Centre

Azerbaijan Airlines acquired the next generation flight simulator for Embraer E-190 aircraft from FlightSafety International.  The simulator will be installed in the Pilot Training Centre at the Azerbaijan National Aviation Academy. The new simulator complex “FS1000 Embraer E190-E1 Level D Full Flight Simulator” will allow providing the full training and certificati...

China Southern Airlines choses AFI KLM E&M expertise for A350s

China Southern has signed a long-term contract for the provision of component support for its twenty newly acquired aircraft. With the A350 model having just made its debut within the fleet, the airline has opted for a pooling solution to secure its operational capacities. The maintenance program includes maintenance, repair and logistic services. In addition to AFI KLM E&M’s global pool...

New maintenance agreement: Czech Airlines Technics & Jet2

Czech Airlines Technics entered into a Base Maintenance Agreement with leading leisure airline Jet2.com. Under the contract, employees of CSAT provide Boeing 737NG aircraft base maintenance checks for UK carrier in facilities at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Czech Airlines Technics has provided one base maintenance check for Jet2.com last summer and work now continues during main mainte...

Air Partner acquires leading global aviation security solutions and training company

Air Partner announced that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Redline Worldwide Limited, trading as Redline Assured Security, a leading global aviation security solutions and training company. The total consideration payable by Air Partner is up to £10.0 million, on a debt free, cash free basis, with an initial consideration of £8.0 million payable on completi...

New Facility inaugurated by Pratt & Whitney & Indύstria de Aviação e Serviços

Pratt & Whitney and Brazil’s Indύstria de Aviação e Serviços officially opened their new overhaul centre in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, for PT6A and PW200 engine families. The grand opening event that celebrated the addition of a fourth new facility in Brazil was attended by national and local government officials, Pratt & Whitney executives and local employees,...

Gulfstream Van Nuys officially opened

Gulfstream has officially opened its second company-owned MRO facility in Southern California. The new service center at Van Nuys Airport has customer resources that include sustainable aviation fuel and sizeable ramp space. Gulfstream Van Nuys also serves as the local operating base for Gulfstream FAST™ Field and Airborne Support Teams, a rapid-response unit that special...

Embraer Phenom Owners Turn to Clay Lacy for Mandatory 10-Year Inspections

Clay Lacy Aviation is performing 10-year inspections for Embraer Phenom aircraft at the company’s Embraer Authorized Service Centers at Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) and McClellan-Palomar Airport (KCRQ) near San Diego. Phenom 100 aircraft manufactured in 2009 must complete their 120-month (10-year) inspection by the end of this year. Aircraft produced in 2010 must be inspected in 2020. Clay Lacy&r...

FAI Technik completes ADS-B and FANS installations on Bombardier Challenger 604s

FAI Technik has completed two FANS installations on two Bombardier Challenger 604s (D-AFAA and D-AFAG) during October/November.  It has also just commenced a further installation, scheduled for completion by mid-December 2019.  Simultaneously, FAI Technik GmbH has received an EASA-STC for a Garmin ADS-B solution for a Bombardier Learjet 60, designed by FAI Engineering in col...

BAA Training becomes ENAC join force for pilot training

BAA Training and ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile) joins forces to prepare professional pilots. According to the agreement, BAA Training becomes a partner for ATPL Integrated theoretical training provided to ENAC students. ENAC providing a broad of range aeronautics and aviation training is also known for its training of ATPL and MPL pilots for airlines including Air Fran...

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Leasing hometown Dublin welcomes MTU Maintenance new office

An announcement was made at Airline Economics Growth Frontiers conference by MTU Maintenance - from now there is a new office opened in the heart of aviation leasing community birthplace Dub...

FACC received CAAC Part-145 maintenance organization approval

CAAC has granted FACC approval as a maintenance organization according to Part-145. This CAAC certification represents a further milestone for the Austrian aerospace group in its latest "Aft...

Turkish Aerospace to display HÜRKUŞat Kuwait Aviation Show

Turkish Aerospace will participate in the Kuwait Aviation Show which will be held on 15-18 January 2020. Participating in the fair first time with the HÜRKUŞ Advanced Training Aircraft ...

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