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China Eastern Recruiting Students for Pilot Training

Aiming to address the problem of pilot shortage in the country, a Chinese airline has intensified its efforts to recruit high school students for pilot training, the media reported on Friday. The Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines plans to recruit 100 high school students for enrollm...

Lufthansa Technik Delivers First of Three VVIP Boeing 747-8 Aircraft

Following a completion period that lasted more than two years, Lufthansa Technik's Completion Center in Hamburg has returned the first of three Boeing 747-8s currently being converted by the company back to an undisclosed customer. This project was one of the most complex undertaken by Lufthansa...


ANALYSIS: Korean Air eyes MRO opportunities

Korean Air’s Tech Center lies west of runway 16L at Busan’sGimhae International airport. A sprawling array of hangars, warehouses, and production facilities, it is home to the flag-carrier’s low-profile aerospace division, KAL-ASD. It is here where the company performs the majority of its MRO work, and where it also runs a successful aerostructures business. “Places...

AFI KLM and Omni Air renews engine support contract for 767 fleet

Omni Air International and AFI KLM E&M have inked a renewal of their existing long-term contract under which AFI KLM E&M handles maintenance and repair of the CF6-80C2 engines powering the carrier's fleet of Boeing 767-200ERs and 767-300ERs - a total of ten aircraft. "We were pleased to have been able to convince Omni a first time, and now we can re-confirm this trust-base...

Bell Helicopter expands Service Facility network in Germany

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announces today that it is adding Agrarflug Helilift, located in Ahren, Germany, to its Bell Helicopter Authorized Customer Service Facility network. With thirty years of experience in the industry, Agrarflug Helilift is an established operator with over 40 helicopters in its fleet and offers charter services, aircraft maintenance and training ...

Etihad Airways Engineering has expanded painting facilities

Etihad Airways Engineering has converted Hangar 5 at Abu Dhabi International Airport into a paint hangar, expanding its painting capabilities. The Middle East’s leading aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul provider, Etihad Airways Engineering has converted the hangar with chillers, improved thermal insulation, and a drainage system to suit painting requirements.   “W...

BOC Aviation selects CF6 engines for new A330-300 aircraft

BOC Aviation Pte. Ltd. (“BOC Aviation”) has selected GE Aviation’s CF6 engines to power two new Airbus A330-300 aircraft, to be delivered in 2017. The two aircraft have been placed on long-term lease with EVA Airways Corporation. “Our choice of GE Aviation’s CF6 engines demonstrates our confidence in the reliability and proven strong operational performance of...

AJW Engines manages engine shop visits for Camair-Co and delivers replacement PW4060 lease engine

AJW Engines is to provide engine shop visit management services for Cameroon Airlines Corporation (Camair-Co). An experienced team of professional engineers fromAJW will manage all aspects of the shop visit for two PW4060 engines. Camair-Co has also signed a lease agreement with AJW Leasing for a replacement PW4060 engine which has been fitted to their B767-300 aircraft. The...

Oman Air rehearses emergency response plan

Oman Air has held a major emergency response exercise at its headquarters in Muscat. The exercise brought together senior managers, operational team leaders and an eight member exercise control team to test the strength of the airline’s emergency response plan.   Upon activation of the exercise, participating managers were instructed to attend Oman Air’s Emergency Respons...

Kaman to Acquire Timken Alcor Aerospace Technologies

Kaman Corporation announced today that its Aerospace segment has entered into an agreement to acquire Timken Alcor Aerospace Technologies, Inc. (TAAT) of Mesa, Arizona. TAAT designs and supplies aftermarket parts to support businesses conducting maintenance, repair, and overhauls (MROs) in aerospace markets primarily located in North America. Greg Steiner, President of Kaman Aero...

Airbus A320 ACT maintenance class to be installed at Spirit Airlines

Spirit Airlines, a low-cost carrier based in Miramar, Florida, is preparing for the installation of the first Airbus Competence Training (ACT) classroom in the Americas. This state-of-the-art maintenance training suite is being set-up at Spirit’s new maintenance facilities in Detroit, Michigan (U.S.). Spirit’s maintenance personnel and engineers will receive initial and recur...

Tech Mahindra to develop the Aircraft Ground Support System for Bombardier's C Series

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Tech Mahindra, a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering announced today that they have signed an agreement under which Tech Mahindra will develop the Aircraft Ground Support System (AGSS) for Bombardier's Aircraft Health Management System (AHMS) for the C Series family of aircraft. The AGSS will facilitate real-time and p...

RUAG Aviation Named Hartzell Propeller Service Facility in Central Europe

Hartzell Propeller Inc. has appointed RUAG Aviation in Lodrino, Switzerland as a Recommended Service Facility. The Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility covers a wide area of central Europe. RUAG Aviation's Lodrino facility is an EASA and FAA approved repair station. It is a service center for a number of aircraft manufacturers, including Cirrus, Mooney, Piper and Textron Aviation...

JSSI Continues to Expand Helicopter Programs

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, has announced that GE CT7-8 engine program coverage for the Sikorsky S-92 is now available as they continue to expand into the helicopter market. The JSSI Premium Program for the GE CT7-8 engine is a comprehensive hourly cost maintenance program, covering scheduled and...

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New step to further expantion of MTU Aero Engines MRO network with a dedicated parts repair facility, an investment in a location in the Belgrade region.  A Memorandum of Unders...

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