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Wizz Air signs line maintenance contract with Lufthansa Technik Budapest

The Hungarian airline Wizz Air has contracted Lufthansa Technik Budapest (LTB) to provide line maintenance services for its fleet at the Budapest and Debrecen locations. The agreement comes into force in February 2016 and includes Wizz Air’s eight Airbus A320 aircraft stati...

FlightSafety upgrades simulators on G650 training programme

FlightSafety International continues to enhance its Gulfstream G650 training programme by upgrading its simulators and adding the Autobrakes system. The addition to the training programmes fulfils the requirements of the FAA FSB Report and EASA OSD.   The Normal and Abnormal operatio...


StandardAero signs engine MRO with Rolls-Royce

StandardAero signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce to become an authorized engine line maintenance service provider for CorporateCare® operators of the AE 3007A and BR710A2-20 turbofan engines. The new agreement expands the company’s engine service portfolio and authorizes StandardAero to provide additional services to its customers. The five-year agreement covers line service work on...

FL Technics presents asset management support during engine lease and maintenance

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is further expanding its portfolio of engine management solutions by launching a new asset management support during engine lease and maintenance. The new service is mainly aimed at the company’s customers in the Middle East, the CIS and Asia Pacific. In terms of its liveline...

Daher introduces support for Part 135 TBM operators

Daher is introducing a specific support package for Part 135 operators in response to what it says is a growth in TBM commercial charter flights. The package includes an extended version of its TBM Care Program to cover these companies’ higher aircraft use rates; continuing airworthiness monitoring; a dedicated maintenance hotline; and a suite of training courses. “As TBM charter...

Two ALSIM ALX simulatorsto be delivered to Prince Sultan Aviation Academy

Alsim has announced Prince Sultan Aviation Academy (PSAA) recently acquired two ALX simulators, full versions, which will be delivered to the school in December. Alsim has said its ALX FNPTII is compatible with the types of aircraft that are used in Prince Sultan Aviation Academy and can simulate all emergency situations together with all weather and environment conditions.

Lufthansa Technik's new seating concept passed certification tests

This certification allows owners, operators, and designers to choose from thousands of possible chair™ configurations to match the need of a particular cabin environment. The ETSO (European Technical Standard Orders) / TSO (Technical Standard Orders) certificate is in process and will be issued over the next few months. The chair™ is based on an innovative pedestal design upon which...

Vector Aerospace’s Engine Trading Team Poised for Growth

Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is excited to announce the continuing growth of its dedicated Engine Trading team. Since its creation a little over a year ago, the Engine Trading team has enjoyed strong engagement from the market place, with customers worldwide appreciating the range of services offered by the team. Th...

STTS launch paint hangar at Dubai South

STTS, a specialist in painting & sealing of airline, military and VIP aircraft, belonging to the French group Finaero, has launched a purpose built paint hangar at Dubai South. In order to offer its customers greater proximity, STTS is investing in a 34 million USD project that will accommodate a wide body painting bay at the new international airport. The site will also accommodate an a...

Aviation maintenance program to provide skilled workers

The inner workings of aircraft have always fascinated Michael Cook. So much so, the 18-year-old wants to work on airplanes for a living. The Booker T. Washington High senior wants to become one of the first graduates of George Stone Technical Center's new aviation maintenance program scheduled to start in January. Cook plans to enroll in classes next fall and graduate in a few years with ai...

ADA Millennium Seals Major Canadian MRO Deal

The newly-established ADA Millennium – the management consultancy joint venture between Abu Dhabi Aviation and the UK's jcba – says it has secured a major restructure and performance improvement contract for a leading Canadian MRO and that its business pipeline includes projects in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Europe. “We are in the early stages but the synergies between...

TrainingPort Keeps Aviation Personnel Current

Canadian online business aviation training companyTrainingPortis at the NBAA show (Booth N924) to acquaint flight managers with its online source for customized safety training. Based near Vancouver, the company was founded in 2005 by Scott Macpherson, a 25-year corporate aviation pilot and manager. TrainingPort was designed to meet operators’ needs for a straightforward, onli...

A Flight Simulator with Sea Legs

How do you “back up” in a flight simulator? Visual system engineers at Textron’s TRU Simulation + Training (Booth N3032) in Montreal are working on that dilemma in the development of the world’s first level-D seaplane flight simulator. When docking a float-equipped Twin Otter, pilots often reverse the aircraft, somewhat like parallel parking your auto...

Jet Aviation Dubai receives FAA approval for non-destructive testing shop

Jet Aviation Dubai recently added a Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) shop for which it has now received FAA approval. The company will extend its maintenance services to include non-destructive testing with immediate effect.  With this approval, Jet Aviation Dubai expands its maintenance capabilities to include florescent penetrant testing (FT), ultrasonic testing (UT) and eddy current tes...

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AL42 Upgrade for AYJET in Turkey

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An exclusive partnership between F/LIST and Embraer in Sorocaba

F/LIST and Embraer announced their exclusive partnership in Sorocaba City, Brazil, from where Embraer supports its Executive Jet fleet in Brazil and Latin America. The contract has been signed by the...

Exclusive CFM56-5B contract between MTU Maintenance and GoAir

MTU Maintenance has signed an exclusive four-year CFM56-5B contract with GoAir, a low-fare carrier based in Mumbai, India. The contract covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul as well as spar...

AMAC Aerospace Hangar Number Five

This year EBACE started with the announcement and presentation of several news from AMAC. First one - Innovative cabin concept in cooperation with Italian Design studio Pininfarina. Ment for Airbu...

New Boeing Business Jet Services Bundle with Metrojet

Congratulations! New Boeing Business Jet Services Bundle is launched!  BBJ services signed the first multiyear agreement for this service with Hong Kong-based business jet operator Metroj...

Gulfstream offers aircraft line maintenance at TAG Farnborough Airport

Let us present latest announcements, made by Gulfstream Aerospace at EBACE. The first one - the aircraft line maintenance from a hangar on-site at TAG Farnborough Airport. Gulfstream&rsqu...