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Alitalia Training Academy partner up on new training program

The Alitalia Training Academy has resumed operations after a ten year hiatus, starting with 24 candidates in the Alitalia-Etihad Airways Cadet Pilot Program. The program will use the Alitalia Training Academy in Italy, and Etihad Airways’ training facilities in Abu Dhabi. The reopening o...

Paint: What is Important to the Aircraft Maintenance Industry?

AMT conducted a survey in December seeking information on the use of paints and coatings to know what products you use and why. Of the respondents, 41 percent said they paint aircraft, while 33 percent said they paint aircraft parts and components. Breaking it into industry segments, general...


StandardAero SIGNS NEW MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT

StandardAero recently signed a multi-year contract with Air KBZ, a top regional and the largest private airline in Myanmar, to perform customized maintenance, repair and overhaul services for PW127M turboprop engines on the airline’s fleet of ATR72-600 regional aircraft. The new contract covers services for both hot section inspections and overhauls with not to exceed guarantees for all t...

ST Engineering’s Aerospace Arm Completes Incorporation Of New Companies For Aircraft Leasing

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today updated that further to its announcement made on 31 August 2015, the incorporation of the following new companies has been completed.  Company name: Keystone Leasing (UK) Limited Paid-up capital: US$3.00 Country of incorporation: UK  Company name: Keystone 1 Limited Paid-up capital: US$1.00 Country of incorp...

Premier Aviation Overhaul Center Signs Long-Term Heavy Maintenance Contract with Atlas Air

Premier Aviation Overhaul Center and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAWW) are pleased to announce the two (2) year extension of their Agreement for the provision of airframe heavy maintenance on Atlas Air, Inc.‘s fleet of B767-200/300 and B747-400 aircraft. Coming into effect on January 1, 2016 the contract extends the successful relationship the two companies have maintained, si...

Magnetic MRO Establishes Office in London, UK

Total Technical Care MRO organization Magnetic MRO (www.magneticmro.com) establishes sales and engineering office in London, United Kingdom. The new office, located in Kensington, will be operational from October 1st, 2015, hosting Magnetic MRO sales and engineering teams in one centralized London location. ‘Magnetic MRO is growing rapidly togeth...

Shell Aviation increases sales of Aeroshell piston engine oil

Shell Aviation announced year-on-year growth AeroShell Piston Engine Oil Sales, strengthening the position of AeroShell lubricants as the best-selling piston engine oil in the world. In the first half of 2015, Shell Aviation raised the global sales of AeroShell PEO by 5.1 per cent.   Shell Aviation has helped the rise in sales by spending more time with customers at different aviatio...

IATA to Deliver Specialized Aviation Security Training in Sherbrooke

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an agreement has been signed with Centre en sûreté Alerte to provide a three-year schedule of aviation security training at its newly established Airpole training facility in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The IATA courses will be delivered in English and in French for aviation security professionals in a unique combination of class...

Lufthansa Technik installs split scimitar winglets on a BBJ

Lufthansa Technik AG is the first MRO provider in Europe to install split scimitar winglets on a Boeing Business Jet (BBJ). With this modification, the aircraft is the third BBJ in the world to be equipped with these new, aerodynamically optimized winglets from Aviation Partners Boeing. The modification took place over a period of ten days. Among other things, the specialist...

Potential pilot shortage means opportunity for students

Some economic indicators have aviation industry experts nervous that a pilot shortage is on the way. But representatives of major airlines like Delta say they still see a strong flow of applicants despite fears from some regional affiliates concerned about the future of filling pilot seats. According to a report issued last year by the Regional Airline Association, the major airlines will...

Ameco Beijing to Expand B747-8I Airframe Maintenance Rating

Since Air China took delivery of its first B747-8I aircraft last year, Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Corporation, Beijing (Ameco Beijing) has been improving its maintenance capacity on this type of aircraft. Currently Ameco Beijing has reached a 5A maintenance rating on Air China's seven B747-8I aircraft. In the next phase, Ameco Beijing will upgrade the airframe overhaul rating...

HAITEC Granted Gulfstream G650 Approval

Erfurt Airport, 18th of September, 2015. Following the Gulfstream G650 Line Maintenance approval received in June 2015, HAITEC Aircraft Maintenance was now granted the approval to perform Part-145 Base Maintenance on G650. “We strive to provide first-class service and prime quality as expected by clients trusting us with their exclusive VIP and business jets. With each approval we receive...

Vector Aerospace Celebrates Third Anniversary of Australian MRO Facility

Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is celebrating the third anniversary of supporting operators in the Asia-Pacific region from its engine MRO facility in Brisbane, Australia. “Our Brisbane facility has evolved tremendously in the past three years, enjoying unprecedented market share growth,” says Je...

Shortage of maintenance staff poses a direct threat to the rotorcraft industry

Combined with a predicted global growth in rotorcraft aviation, the decrease in the numbers of trainees – both civilian and military – is creating what many see as a looming shortage qualified personnel, especially mechanics. While more than 5 000 machines are expected to supplement the global fleet until 2019, the existing technical manpower qualified to maintain them is getting old a...

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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...

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...

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AL42 Upgrade for AYJET in Turkey

Long-term Alsim customer AYJET Anatolian Stars Flight School recently decided to task ALSIM with an upgrade of their existing Alsim simulator to the newest EASA standards. The ATO based in Istanbul, T...

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...

Lufthansa Technik SkyRetreat concept for the Airbus A220

Amazing thing to discover: Lufthansa Technik AG is ready to offer cabin completions for Airbus' smallest commercial aircraft family, the A220. The company has already developed...