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MTU Maintenance signs CF6-80C2 and GE90-110B contracts with Atlas Air Worldwide subsidiaries

MTU Maintenance and long-term partner Atlas Air, Inc. recently signed a seven-year extension of their CF6-80C2 contract. The contract builds on over 15 years collaboration between the two companies and includes maintenance, repair and overhaul coverage of over 200 engines powering Atlas Ai...

CAE to train over 700 new pilots for Southwest Airlines’ Destination 225° program

CAE announced the launch of a cadet pilot training program where CAE will train more than 700 new professional pilots over the next 10 years for Southwest Airlines’ Destination 225° program at CAE’s aviation academy in Phoenix, Arizona.  “Destination 225° will suppo...


Bartolini Air - Ryanair Mentored Programme

Bartolini Air and Ryanair, have formed a new partnership to deliver a comprehensive mentored pilot training program.​ This new training partnership is a wonderful achievement for Bartolini Air, according to another of their partners, Italian aircraft manufacturer Tecnam, whose diverse range of models make up Bartolini Air’s fleet.  There are currently thirteen Tecnams, including...

Vietnam - Brand new aviation training centre is ready to open

BAA Training Vietnam – a European standard aviation training provider announces the completion of the construction of a brand new modern aviation training centre in Ho Chi Minh city.  3000-square-meter, strategically located 18km from the airport training facility is designed to accommodate 4 full flight simulators and fulfil the need of the professional aviation training in the re...

AVIALPES selects ALSIM and buys an AL250 flight simulator

Avialpes, a French flight training school located in Metz-Tessy decided to purchase an ALSIM AL250 flight simulator. The ALSIM AL250 is a generic and compact simulator for single & multi engine piston (SEP/MEP reconfigurable) PPL, CPL & IR training. The device meets all current regulatory standards and responds to training requirements of smaller and mid-sized ATOs, flight schools, and...

Rabigh Wings Takes Acceptance of Second Tecnam P2006T ME Aircraft

Rabigh Wings Aviation Academy (RWAA), based at Rabigh Airport Saudi Arabia, completed the factory acceptance on its second Tecnam P2006T ME trainer on 3 July 2019.  RWAA is the only operational flight school in Saudi Arabia and believes in the concept of modern equipment to train modern pilots. RWAA was founded by HRH Prince Turki bin Muqrin bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud in 2008 and continues to...

An exclusive V2500 contract between MTU Maintenance and JetBlue Airways

MTU Maintenance and JetBlue Airways signed an exclusive 13-year contract for the airline’s V2500 pre-select fleet. The contract covers maintenance, repair and overhaul for the engines from 2020 to 2033. This contract takes MTU Maintenance’s total contract wins to 4.5 billion U.S. Dollars for the first seven months of 2019. JetBlue Airways, New York’s Hometown Airline&trad...

100 Cessna Skyhawk for ATP Flight School

Direct news from EAA AirVenture 2019 - an agreement between Textron Aviation and ATP Flight School, for orders and options for up to 100 Cessna Skyhawk aircraft through 2023. The new aircraft will be supplementing and replacing aircraft in ATP’s current fleet of over 375 aircraft and adds to the 20 Skyhawks ATP has already taken delivery of over the last year. “F...

Putting the Power of the PT6 Engine in the Palm of Your Hand

Pratt & Whitney announced it has launched Know My PT6 – a data-rich mobile app to help its customers around the world optimize the performance and availability of their PT6-powered aircraft.   "We design high-performing, reliable engines because our customers expect to be able to fly their aircraft whenever and wherever the mission demands," said Nicholas Kane...

New Training Center for MTU Series 1600 PowerPacks inaugurated In UK

A new Training Center for MTU rail drive systems was innugurated by Rolls-Royce. It allows to expand the global Center of Excellence for Series 1600 PowerPacks at its site in East Grinstead, Great Britain. In the Training Center, Rolls-Royce experts instruct technicians of end users, dealers and distributors as well as internal service technicians in the handling and maintenanc...

Civil Aviation Academy of Kazakhstan chooses ALSIM ALX

The Civil Aviation Academy of Kazakhstan, a valued long-term Alsim customer who has already been operating an ALSIM AL200MCC for several years, recently decided to purchase an ALSIM ALX simulator. The ALSIM ALX FSTD provides up to 4 classes of aircraft–from single engine piston, twin engine piston, twin turbine up to medium category twin jets (generic B737/A320). The device is designed an...

Etihad Engineering welcomes future scientists

Etihad Engineering welcomed a group of 15 students from the UAE’s Future Scientists initiative for a comprehensive tour of its 500,000 sqm state-of-the-art engineering facilities, located in Abu Dhabi. Etihad Engineering, one of the world’s leading Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service providers, and the largest in the Middle East, provided the students with a f...

New milestone for Emirates Flight Training Academy - Flying solo

The big day had finally arrived, and Mohamed Al Dosari spent the morning in eager anticipation of the moment he would make history. As soon as he strapped himself into the Cirrus, his trained mind took over. He finished the pre-flight checks, taxied, accelerated and took off into the clear blue skies, marking a huge milestone for regional aviation. This was Mohamed’s first solo flight &nd...

A Joint International Training by Gazpromneft-Aero and IATA

The only international training seminar of its kind in Eastern Europe dedicated to the jet fuel supply to airports will be held by Gazpromneft-Aero in cooperation with IATA Fuel Quality Pool. The event will be held on July 22-26, 2019 at Gazpromneft-Aero’s refueling station at the Tolmachevo international airport in Novosibirsk, one of the six worldwide sites certified by...

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Innovative Drone Technology for Austrian Airlines Aircraft Inspections

Since the middle of the year, Austrian Airlines has been testing a completely new technology for the purpose of carrying out technical inspections of its aircraft fleet. The aircraft are checked for p...

Rebranded, new name, still well known quality of services - TAG Maintenance Services

We've already reported the aquisition of  TAG Aviation's Maintenance by Dassault Aviation earlier. From  September 2 it is effective, it is done, allowing Dassault Avia...

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Gulfstream East Campus at Savannah is now open

A ribbon was cuted during the opening ceremony at new Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. MRO facility at company headquarters in Savannah. The Gulfstream East Campus, opened to accommodate...

Australia got new Textron Aviation parts facility

New Textron Aviation aircraft parts warehouse is opened in Australia!  This allows to assure the support of business jets, turboprops and piston aircraft fleet. The parts warehouse...

Sonaca 200 delivered to AYJET, order for 12 additional aircraft

Congratulations! First Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro delivered to AYJET last Saturday, September 7! This was the first of the six Sonaca 200 ordered by AYJET in August 2018. On deliver...

First airline obtaining a full scope maintenance capability for Airbus A220-300 type - airBaltic

Congratulations - airBaltic became the first airline obtaining a full scope maintenance capability for Airbus A220-300 type!  Latvian airline airBaltic has successfully pass...

Qatar approval received for METROJET Hong Kong MRO

Congratulations Metrojet Limited!  MRO Business in Hong Kong has received approval from the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) as an Approved Maintenance Organisation for Qatar-...

Rusada ENVISION selected by Lanmei Airlines

Cambodian low-cost carrier Lanmei Airlines has signed up for Rusada’s MRO and Flight Operations software, ENVISION. Lanmei Airlines commenced operations in September 2017 and has since se...

Alpha Aviation Group choses ALSIM AL172 flight simulator

ALSIM has the pleasure to announce the AL172 flight simulator has been selected by Alpha Aviation Group, a leading provider of aviation training solutions based in Pampanga, Philippines. The AL172...