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Asiana Airlines extends contract for CF6-80 engine maintenance service

South Korean carrier Asiana Airlines and Lufthansa Technik have extended their contract for the repair and overhaul of Asiana's CF6-80 engines powering the airline's Boeing 747 and 767 fleets. The  5 year non-exclusive contract is covering a total of 17 B767-300 and B747-400 aircra...

25th anniversary - free aircraft livery design workshops to be held by Scheme Designers Experts

Coming soon to Sun ‘n Fun, Lakeland, Fla. Scheme Designers is celebrating their 25th anniversary throughout 2022. The company began with one designer working with a few aircraft manufacturers and customers, to bring custom paint schemes to all general aviation aircraft – a new...


Focus on high-tech future - CAE celebrates 75th anniversary

CAE is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a focus on its high-technology vision for the future. Founded by Ken Patrick in 1947, the company has grown from 18 employees refurbishing radios in a hangar in Saint-Hubert, Quebec, to a global team of more than 13,000 in over 35 countries delivering innovative training and operations-support solutions for the civil aviation, defenc...

What will happen to Russian-owned aircraft impounded in the UK and Europe?

Riding on the back of sanctions directly linked to the war in Ukraine, and imposed on the Russian government, Russian businesses, and Russian individuals, many private business jets owned by Russians have been impounded in the EU and the UK. The situation comes as a precedent for international aviation with the big question being asked, what will happen to these impounded private aircraft? Se...

Cathay Pacific relaunches its Cadet Pilot programme in collaboration with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Cathay Pacific is relaunching its Cadet Pilot training programme in a new collaboration with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) that aims to further enhance Hong Kong’s reputation as a leading centre for aviation training in Asia. Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, Cathay Pacific is confident in the development and long-term future of Hong Kong as a premier aviati...

Flexjet got record 23rd consecutive FAA Diamond Award for excellence in aircraft maintenance

Flexjet has received the 2021 Federal Aviation Administration’s Diamond Award of Excellence for Aviation Maintenance Technician Training for a record 23rd consecutive year, more than any other private jet travel provider in history. Since 1991, the FAA Diamond Award, the highest in its category, has recognized aviation companies and maintenance specialists with highly effectiv...

Busy March at AMAC Aerospace - McDonnell Douglas MD-80, Gulfstream G550 and Airbus

Pre-Purchase Inspections on McDonnell Douglas MD-80 and Gulfstream G550 Two aircraft have found new owners after Pre-Purchase Inspections at AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland. A McDonnell Douglas MD-80 arrived in February in Basel, to undergo a Pre-Purchase Inspection. In addition, AMAC’s maintenance team performed a 6-month check before re-delivering the MD-80 to its new owner...

Welcome back Dassault Falcon regional M&O series & 2022 seminar schedule

Dassault Aviation announces 2022 dates for its Falcon Maintenance & Operations (M&O) seminars. This spring marks the return of a full seminar series after a three-year absence. This year’s schedule will kick off on April 6 in Paris and conclude on May 24 in Chicago. In all, the seminars will travel to seven cities across North America, South America and Europe.  &ld...

DC Aviation successfully completed a 10-year check on a Global 5000 including an avionics and internet upgrade

DC Aviation maintenance center at Stuttgart Airport has successfully completed a 10-year check on a Global 5000, including an avionics and internet upgrade as well as cabin refurbishment. The extensive maintenance work included a general overhaul of the nose and main landing gear, including installation and removal. The airframe and flap fairings were partially painted for sustained prot...

Extended landing gear services agreement In China - HAECO Landing Gear Services & Liebherr-Aerospace

HAECO Landing Gear Services announced that the company and Liebherr- Aerospace have extended their initial landing gear service agreement to offer state- of-the-art landing gear maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to Embraer E-Jet E1 operators in the Chinese Mainland. Riding on the stable market demand for MRO services in the region, the partnership combines HAECO Landing Gear...

MTU Maintenance and LATAM Airlines use sustainable fuels for engine tests

MTU Maintenance has joined forces with LATAM, Latin America’s largest airline, to use sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) in test runs. A V2500 engine of the airline was recently tested at the MTU site in Hannover with a 10% SAF fuel blend. The fuel used is derived from waste fats, oils, and lubricants and produces up to 80% less greenhouse gas emissions per gallon than paraffin over...

TAG Aviation inaugurated TAG GLOBAL TRAINING new offices

TAG Global Training has relocated to its new offices in Farnborough Airport. This move is designed to bring the training centre and TAG Aviation’s UK Headquarters closer together within the same building and to create a space that will facilitate the prospect of future expansion. It took a year of planning, designing and construction to bring to life the vision of TAG Global Training’s...

Breeze Airways opened training center in Salt Lake City

A new Breeze Training Academy in Salt Lake City was unveiled, designated for initial and recurrent training for its pilots, flight attendants and technical operations teams. The center has offices, training classrooms and briefing rooms and, for pilot training, an Embraer 190 flight simulator. Breeze will add an Airbus A220 flight simulator this summer. The facility is large enough...

Spanish One Air Academy add P2008JC MKII Premium

TECNAM and Spanish Flight School ONE AIR announced the flight school’s acquisition of two Tecnam P2008JC MkII Premium. ONE AIR is the first Spanish flight school to introduce and offer the P2008JC with premium equipment to their students. The single-engine Tecnam P2008’s versatility and ease of use has firmly established it as the aircraft of choice for Flight Training Organisatio...

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New Caledonia Aircalin has signed a contract with Airbus Asia Training Centre for the provision of flight crew training for its A320 and A330 pilots. Under the agreement, up to 35 pilots fro...

The largest OEM business aviation maintenance facility in Asia Pacific - Bombardier

Bombardier opened newly transformed Singapore Service Centre, the largest OEM business aviation maintenance facility in Asia Pacific. A key jewel of the next major investments in Bombardier&...

BAA Training Vietnam launched a new in the market ATPL integrated with type rating program

BAA Training Vietnam has launched a first in the market EASA ATPL Integrated with Type Rating program to be held in both Europe and Vietnam. Vytautas Jankauskas, Managing Director of BAA Tra...

Launching future 4WARD - The Registry of Aruba & Aegle Aviation

The Registry of Aruba (TROA) expands 4WARD into education, with a course at ERAU titled Future 4WARD - Intro. To Business Aviation, a global initiative to encourage more young people to purs...

Bristow signs long-term maintenance support agreements for its global AW139 helicopter fleet

Bristow Group signed long-term, favorable maintenance support agreements with Leonardo Helicopters for airframes and Pratt & Whitney for engines on the Company's global fleet of AW139 helicopt...

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