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United Airlines Fails To Reach Agreement With Teamster Aviation Maintenance Technicians

United Airlines'  labor woes continue as talks with International Brotherhood of Teamsters-represented aviation maintenance technicians and related workers stalled yesterday. "Delta and American are setting the pace and United is dragging its feet," said Clacy Griswold, le...

Comlux America Gets BBJ Warranty Repair Facility and Service Center Approval

Comlux the Aviation Group is pleased to announce that Boeing Business Jets has signed an agreement with its completion center, Comlux America LLC, which designates the company as an authorized warranty repair facility and service center. The contract allows Comlux America to perform warranty work on...


Jet Aviation Basel delivers new Airbus A340-600 with VIP cabin interior

Jet Aviation Basel recently delivered a brand new ACJ A340-600 that it outfitted with a VIP cabin interior for an undisclosed client in Europe. This is the 18th Airbus delivery from the Basel Completions Center since 1999. Equipped to carry up to 121 passengers in comfort and style, the ACJ A340-600 features a forward galley, dining and lounge areas, a master bedroom and ensuite bathroom w...

ST Aerospace acquires remaining 50% of S-PRO

ST Aerospace Systems has acquired the remaining 50 per cent stake in Singapore Precision Repair and Overhaul (S-PRO) from Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (a Safran company) for $8.1m. Following the acquisition, landing gear and components specialist S-PRO will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ST Aerospace Systems, the aerospace arm of ST Engineering. ST Aerospace said acquiring S-PRO aligns with it...

Gulf Air and Bahrain Polytechnic sign MoU

Gulf Air and Bahrain Polytechnic recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide the tertiary education institute's Information Technology students and graduates with the opportunity to perform final year industry projects and obtain valuable industry experience in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at Gulf Air in the airline's Information Technology Depa...

FAA Approves Pan Am International Flight to Conduct ATP-CTP Training on Boeing 737NG

Pan Am International Flight Academy announced today it has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training (ATP-CTP) on the B-737NG. The company was approved in early August to conduct ATP-CTP training on the Airbus 320. This additionalFAA approval makes Pan Am the only aviation training organization authorized...

Marana Aerospace Solutions Continues to Add Senior Talent to its MRO Platform

Marana Aerospace Solutions (http://www.maranaaerospace.com) today announced that Matt Eaton has joined the company as vice president of sales. Eaton, who has spent the last 16 years exclusively in the MRO airframe side of commercial aviation, will be responsible for leading the continued growth of sales and services at Marana. In his role, Eaton will leverage Marana’s growing cu...

FL Technics Training introduces examination option to its Online Training™ platform

FL Technics Training, a global provider of aviation technical training services, is delighted to announce that its EASA-compliant Online Training™ platform has further expanded its functionality. From now on, having completed a training course, the company‘s corporate and individual customers will be able to take an online exam before actually receiving the certificate. The n...

FlightSafety launches Latitude simulator training programme

FlightSafety International launched its Cessna Citation Latitude simulator training programme on 28 September at its facility in Wichita, Kansas. The inauguration came about a month after the midsize business jet entered service with a US customer. The company says, until now, Latitude pilots have been training on a Sovereign+ simulator, as the duo share the same Garmin G5000 flightde...

National flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation, brings in AJW Aviation

Nepal Airlines has chosen AJW Aviation to provide full power-by-the-hour services for its current fleet of A320s. As part of the long-term agreement AJW will also locate extensive main base kit at the Nepal Airlines’ facilities at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and at their operational centre in Singapore, taking advantage of AJW’s strategic hub strate...

Lufthansa Technik names Robert Gaag SVP EUMEA Corporate Sales

Robert Gaag (55) will be appointed as Senior Vice President Corporate Sales for Europe, Middle East, Africa (EuMEA), following Wolfgang Weynell, who has hold the position since 1 July 2014. Weynell will remain Senior Vice President Corporate Sales & Marketing until 31 December 2015, when he retires from Lufthansa Technik after 39 years with the Company. The nomination of Robert Gaag, curren...

Etihad campaigning for Emiratis to join its foundation programme

Etihad Airways is continuing its search for UAE nationals to join its innovative Fursati – “my opportunity” in Arabic – foundation programme which aims to produce customer-facing ground service agents and other key roles for years to come. Fursati, operated in partnership with Abu Dhabi Tawteen Council, is looking to recruit more than 500 UAE nationals during the next tw...

GE Aviation and Era signed two service agreements for the CT7 engines

GE Aviation and Era Group Inc. signed two engine service agreements for the CT7-2E1 and -8A turboshaft engines powering the new, twin-engine AgustaWestland AW189 and Sikorsky S-92 helicopters, respectively. These landmark agreements begin a new GE–Era partnership by servicing the newest additions to Era’s fleet, the first AW189s operating in North America and the S-92s, under the Maint...

Tamarack Aerospace's Active Winglets Nearing Approval

First announced in 2013, Tamarack Aerospace Group's active winglet system is nearing European approval for use on straight-wing Cessna CJs, with FAA certification expected to follow. “We are currently on track to certify our active winglets on all CJ 525 models by the end of the year,” Tamarack COO Brian Cox told AIN. “Sometime in Octob...

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New MTU Aero Engines repair facility in Serbia

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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A German-Polish success story: Ten years of MTU Aero Engines Polska

Ten years ago, the first 200 employees at MTU Aero Engines Polska started producing their first engine components. Today, the site in the Polish Aviation Valley near Rzeszów has about 900 emplo...

Congratulations - 1,000th Trainee graduated from Falcon Practical Training Course

In your opinion, 1000 trainee graduated, is it a lot, not yet, a little bit? For a practical training course?How do you think aviation industry professionals are learning?This is quite a milestone for...

Establishment of New Line Maintenance Station in Dubai - agreement signed between Bombardier and JETEX

An important agreement to be celebrated at EBACE in Geneva! The agreement with JETEX for the establishment of a new Line Maintenance Station in Dubai, further is signed between Bomba...

Euramec Calls for Smart Cost Efficiency with new Business Aviation Flight Simulator Line Up

Simple question - in your opinion, how important are flight simulators for business aircraft types? What's on the market? What need to be improved? Euramec announced a new line up of Fligh...

Turkish Airlines pilots to be trained by BAA Training

Turkish Airlines, one of the top airlines in the world, has signed a contract with BAA Training for a Cadet training program. One of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centers in Europe,...

Cougar Soars Back to Engage Worldwide Pilot Shortage and Innovation Needs

Cougar Aircraft Corp. has acquired the assets of the GA-7-Cougar light twin prop executive aircraft, designed and formerly produced by Grumman Gulfstream Aviation renown for military and corporat...