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Charles Wemaëre appointed Dassault Aviation Vice President, Worldwide Spares

Dassault Aviation has appointed Charles Wemaëre Vice President, Worldwide Spares, with responsibility for spare parts strategy and logistics efforts for the global Falcon fleet. He will report to Pierre Thielin, VP, Worldwide Customer Service, within Dassault’s Civil Aviation Departm...

Airways Aviation Academy boasts the largest Diamond Aircraft Fleet in Europe

With seven first class academies located across France, the UK, Spain, Montenegro, and three in Australia, Airways Aviation today boasts the largest privately-owned group of multidisciplinary aviation academies of its kind having delivered professional education & training to in excess of 8,000...


Flight Simulator Trader provides ATR42/72 Full Flight Simulator for EPA Training Center

EPA Training Center, Curitiba, Brazil acquires a FlightSafety ATR 42-500/42-300/72-200 Full Flight Simulator from FST – Flight Simulator Trader to develop its training portfolio for South American and overseas operators of ATR aircraft. Flight Simulator Trader is acting as general contractor on behalf of the seller and EPA Training Center thus completing sourcing of Full Flight Simulato...

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 Airlines has been using Magnetic MRO services since 2005 when the base maintenance services were provid...

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 response to growing pilot demand in Vietnam and the Asia-Pacific region. As the construction of mode...

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...

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ALSIM launches new AL40 flight training device

ALSIM announces the launch of their new AL40, an exact replica of a new Diamond DA40 NG. Developed specifically for flight training institutions, the high-fidelity simulator is built to Flight Tr...

GDC Technics commences face mask production

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New Rolls-Royce MTU solutions distributor in China

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HAECO Group acquired Jet Engine Solutions

HAECO Group announced the acquisition of Jet Engine Solutions, an engine MRO based in Dallas, Texas, USA. JES specialises in quick-turn repairs and lease returns for commercial aircraft engi...

Leonardo extends its training services capabilities to rotorcraft UAS

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