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To meet strong market demand, Boeing expands 737-800BCF conversion capacity

Boeing and Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering Co. Ltd. (STAECO) announced plans to create additional capacity for the market-leading 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) to help meet continued strong market demand. In 2022, Boeing will add two 737-800BCF conversion lines at STAECO&rs...

Successful factory acceptance test for the Airliner for the Airports Authority of India

The first of three Airliners being supplied to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has successfully passed its Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) at Alsim’s manufacturing facility in Nantes on Friday the 26th of November. Two senior representatives of AAI travelled to Nantes and performed...


Piper Delivers first of six new Archers to SFC Sydney Flight College

SFC, Sydney Flight College, took delivery of the first of six brand new Archer TXs. The new aircraft was unveiled in November and is part of a fleet order for six factory new Piper Archers TX’s and will be added to their fleet of Piper trainers bringing the total operational PA-28s to thirty-eight. SFC’s investment comes twenty-five years to the day, when they purchased their first...

Sabena Technics recruits and trains 40 aerospace painters

In a sector, which is heavily impacted by the Covid-19 crisis, Sabena Technics site in Toulouse, specializing in aircraft painting, is encountering, like many, difficulties in recruiting with the traditional methods used until then. With the ambition of developing its workforce, Sabena Technics is recruiting 40 up-and-coming Aeronautical Painters for a dedicated event. Interest and motivation for...

Time to celebrate the 30th anniversary of ExecuJet MRO Services

ExecuJet MRO Services is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, marking a major milestone for the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) firm, a pioneer of emerging markets and a company that is continuing to expand. ExecuJet started in 1991 in South Africa at Johannesburg’s Lanseria International Airport, where it is still headquartered today. Since its inception, Exec...

First Tecnam P2012 Sentinel SMP landed in Taiwan for Apex Flight Academy

The first of two new Tecnam P2012 SMP aircraft for Apex Flight Academy arrived at Taoyuan International Airport on November 16 afternoon, a milestone in the company’s quest to expand its horizons. The 9 seater aircraft took off in Capua Italy and arrived in Taipei after 6600 NM, with 10 fuel stops via Russia, Siberia and South Korea, facing icing temperatures as low as -24 degrees Celsi...

Flying Colours Corp. inks sales and installation agreement with SmartSky

Flying Colours Corp. has signed an agreement with North Carolina-based SmartSky Networks to act as a sales and installation facility for SmartSky’s air-to-ground connectivity equipment. Sales and installation of the advanced antennas and aircraft base radio will be available through Flying Colours Corp.’ Peterborough, ON. and St. Louis, MO. locations. The continued strengthening o...

Metrojet Engineering Clark welcomes first Bombardier Global 7500 hangar-parking jet

Metrojet Engineering Clark (MEC), the Philippines based Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com), has delightfully welcomed the first Bombardier Global 7500 to the new state-of-the-art MRO facility in Clark for hangar parking service.​ “The travel and quarantine restrictions continue to impact the flying activities in the A...

2021 Middle East Aviation Awards goes to FAI Technik for Project Pearl refurbishment

FAI Technik was honoured in the 2021 Middle East Aviation Awards when it scooped the Innovation in EngineeringCategory for its work on Project Pearl, a multi-million Euro refurbishment of a pre-owned Bombardier Global Express. Tim Callies, specialist aviation interior design partner was lead architect to the FAI team as they undertook one of the most challenging projects o...

Save client time and funds through digitalization - JETMS

MRO organizations have been embarking on a digitalization journey. As the industry shifts towards more digital operations, an increasing number of tools and systems are introduced to streamline the MRO processes and business organization. JETMS, a global one-stop-shop MRO for business and regional aircraft, shares how digitalization can assist in reaching business goals. A recent couple of year...

SR Technics and Vietjet Air sign a MoU worth US$150 million

SR Technics and Vietjet Air announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding worth US$150 million involving providing MRO services on Vietjet’s CFM56-5B engine fleet, installed on their Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. The work on the engines will be carried out at SR Technics' world-renowned facilities at Zurich Airport in Switzerland. The MoU also includes providing engine mai...

Etihad welcomed a group of first graduates aircraft mechanics to its workforce

Etihad welcomed its first graduates from the Aircraft Mechanics Development Programme, after successfully receiving the Category A in Aircraft Maintenance license, approved by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).Eight UAE national aircraft mechanics, half of whom were female, were recognised at a graduation ceremony held at Etihad Engineering’s hangar. They have completed a two-y...

OGMA strengthens collaboration with Pratt & Whitney on GTF engine maintenance

OGMA signed a new contract with Pratt & Whitney that reinforces the collaboration between the two companies, which began a year ago. This agreement, signed in the presence of the Prime Minister, António Costa, ensures that Portugal will provide maintenance for the PW1900G engine that currently powers the Embraer E190-E2 and E195-E2 aircraft.  In November of 2020, OGMA was...

Gulf Air and Safran Landing Systems signed landing gear MRO contract for six Airbus A321 and one A320

Safran Landing Systems has signed a five-year contract with Gulf Air, the Bahrain's national airline, to carry out maintenance operations on the landing gear of six Airbus A321s and one A320. These operations will take place at Safran Landing Systems’ MRO center based in Gloucester, Safran Landing Systems Services UK Ltd. Bruno Chiarelli, Executive VP MRO, Safran Landing Systems: &quo...

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easyJet has been supported by SR Technics for a range of MRO services over the years. By December 2022, SR Technics will have serviced a total of 35 aircraft under this particular agreement and expect...

SIAEC signs line maintenance and in-field services agreement with Rolls-Royce

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An extended E-Jet component support contract between Austrian Airlines and Spairliners

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