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Lufthansa Technik provides support for Eurowings long-haul fleet

Lufthansa Technik AG is to provide comprehensive technical support for the new Eurowings long-haul fleet. The agreement was reached with SunExpress Germany, which operates intercontinental flights from Germany for the Lufthansa Group under the Eurowings brand. In the framework of a...

737NG engine support for Oman Air

AFI KLM E&M and Oman Air have signed a new, long-term contract providing flight hour support for CFM56-7 power plants equipping Oman Air's Boeing 737NG's. Franck Terner, executive vice president Air France engineering and  maintenance said: “We have worked regularly wi...


Lufthansa Technik cleans up with perch for travelling falcons

Owners of hunting falcons across the Middle East will find transporting their classic birds of prey on VIP jets and commercial aircraft has become a little bit easier thanks to a new product from Lufthansa Technik.  “They can make a bit of a mess during flight and of course transporting falcons can also mean having to remove seats beforehand,” said Lufthansa Technik Middle East...

Smart damage prevention: Lufthansa Technik develops Logo Light Protector

Lufthansa Technik AG has developed another smart solution to avoid unscheduled maintenance actions. It’s called the Logo Light Protector. The light protector avoids damage that can occur while removing a logo light located in the horizontal stabilizer of the Boeing 777. Until now, there has been an inherent risk of damage to the GFRP surface layer of the st...

MRO Middle East: Revima adds 'On Wing' to its landing gear offer

French-based landing gear MRO specialist Revima has made the journey to Dubai to launch its dedicated “On Wing Services” team to the Middle East. Speaking at the MRO Middle East show which opened in Dubai this morning, Revima’s vie president for landing gear centres of excellence, Cyrille Pillet said: “As a world class service provider, it is paramount that we continuously...

Jet Aviation St. Louis Upgrades Aircraft Paint Shop

Jet Aviation St. Louis recently upgraded the controls for climate, air quality and final finish at its paint shop. It also acquired devices that analyze paint color tint, inspect pearl and metallic paints, measure the smoothness of the paint finish and assess the level of paint gloss. “Our new computerized and automated climate-control system, painter decontamination chambers, and pa...

Sabena alliance takes the Congo MROs to a new level

Belgian MRO specialist Sabena Aerospace has linked up with Equatorial Congo Air (ECAir) to create a central African MRO centre. As Alan Dron discovered, this will help instil an aviation culture in a new generation of local technicians. The signing, in July 2014, of the agreement to set up a new MRO facility at the Republic of the Congo’s Maya Maya International Airport in Brazzaville w...

CAE announces commercial and business aviation training contracts valued at more than C$350 million

CAE has underscored its position as training partner of choice with the announcement of a series of contracts, including the sale of nine full-flight simulators to airlines globally, as well as commercial and business aviation training programs with more than 10 operators. These agreements, valued at more than C$350 million, cover a broad range of CAE's training equipment and programs, from co...

FL Technics signs an exclusive global representation contract with SVD-Promtent

FL Technics, is delighted to announce the start of a new strategic partnership with SVD-Promtent, the leading supplier of storage, insulation hangars and protective covers. FL Technics will offer the inventory to its current and future clients around the globe, excluding the Russian market. According to the freshly inked 2 year-long partnership contract, FL Technics has been selected to act as...

Diehl partners with Regent on aircraft cabin retrofit and refurbishments

Diehl Aerosystems, a first-tier supplier and partner for avionics and cabin integration to the big aircraft manufacturers and a retrofitting specialist for aircraft operators, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishing a partnership with Regent Aerospace, Valencia/USA. The partnership aims at joining forces for the aircraft cabin retrofit and refurbishment markets in order to...

MAEL: Line Maintenance for Norwegian

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of The Monarch Group, has signed a line maintenance technical handling agreement with Norwegian. The agreement, which commenced on 11th January 2016 will see MAEL’s highly experienced engineering team provide a full suite of line maintenance services for the low-cost airline’s Boeing 737NG operation. The ongoing c...

Dublin Aerospace appoints Michael Tyrrell as the Chief Executive Officer

Dublin Aerospace is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Tyrrell as the Chief Executive Officer. With over 20 years’ experience in airline MRO Michael joins us from Vector Aerospace where he has been the Managing Director of the UK division since 2011. He started his career in the construction industry with Kentz UK, working on various projects in the London area as he...

LUFTHANSA And UFO Enter Period Of Arbitration & Expect Long Term Labor Agreement

Late last week, Lufthansa announced that it had agreed to enter arbitration with UFO.    For those of you not familiar with UFO, they are the union that represents Lufthansa’s cabin crews. The new agreement promises labor peace between UFO and LH until June 30th at which point this arbitration agreement is set expire.    This latest agreement for arbitration is importa...

Textron Aviation Acquires Able Engineering

Textron Aviation has expanded its component repair capabilities with the acquisition of Mesa, Ariz.-based Able Engineering & Components Service and Able Aerospace. Founded in 1982, Able provides component repairs, exchanges and replacement parts for both fixed-wing and commercial rotorcraft. The company has developed more than 2,800 proprietary FAA-approved component repairs. It...

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Global ATR42/72-600 Maintenance Agreement signed by Liebherr and ATR

Liebherr-Aerospace and ATR signed recently a ten-year agreement covering the supply of components, repairs and associated Pay-by-the-Hour services for the more than 300 ATR42/72-600 aircraft fleet....

100% Enrollment for Embraer E-Jet Operators in Asia Pacific for its Pool Program

Important announcement was made by Embraer at MRO Europe -  all E-Jet operators in Asia Pacific have enrolled in Embraer’s Pool Program. This follows a Pool Program deal signed between...

New CAE and easyJet training centre inaugurated in Milan

CAE Milan centre for training more than 2,000 easyJet pilots from all over Europe is open! CAE and easyJet inaugurated the new centre alongside local Italian and Canadian government officials....

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Renewed partnership: Liebherr-Aerospace and SR Technics

Liebherr-Aerospace and SR Technics renew their partnership with a five-year global service contract. The partners work hand in hand to support a fleet of more than 500 aircraft operated by airlines ar...

AFI KLM E&M dedicated subsidiary for aircraft teardown business

Since 2016, AFI KLM E&M has been developing an aircraft teardown business to improve supplies of component and engine spares. Supporting maintenance activities Since 2018, for example, the G...

Long term component repair agreement - Czech Airlines Technics & VAS Aero Services

VAS Aero Services and Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a subsidiary company of Prague Airport and provider of aircraft repair and maintenance services, have announced a long-term component re...

A digital alliance to develop new predictive maintenance cross-fleet solutions

Airbus and Delta Air Lines are forming a digital alliance to develop new predictive maintenance and health-monitoring solutions for airline customers worldwide from 2020. To be accessed via a unified...

Flying Colours Corp. meets increased demand for ADS-B Out installations

North America-headquartered Flying Colours Corp. will be promoting its ADS – B Out expertise during NBAA- BACE 2019 – Booth C7215 - having performed nearly 50 ADS-B Out installat...

Euramec adds Leonardo, Eurocopter and Bell, Specialty Flight Simulator lines

Euramec, the European flight simulation solution providers, announced it has signed a non-exclusive distribution agreement with GeoSim Technologies for the worldwide distribution of GeoSim’s rot...

100% Enrollment for Embraer E-Jet Operators in Asia Pacific for its Pool Program

Important announcement was made by Embraer at MRO Europe -  all E-Jet operators in Asia Pacific have enrolled in Embraer’s Pool Program. This follows a Pool Program deal signed between...