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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 continue...

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 indiv...


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...

FL Technics enters Africa with Base Maintenance support for Afriqiyah Airways

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions, has announced expanding to the African market. The company has recently signed a new base maintenance agreement with one of the largest carriers in Libya – Afriqiyah Airways (AAW). According to the contract, FL Technics shall carry out the necessary maintenance checks for the carrier’s...

North State Aviation to Open Facility at Global TransPark

North State Aviation plans to open an aircraft maintenance center and create 109 new jobs at the Global TransPark in Kinston. The announcement was made earlier this week by Gov. Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John Skvarla III and representatives with the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. North State Aviation, which opened in Winston-Salem in 2010, plans to invest $900,000 and cr...

Ameco Completed 2nd A330 Landing Gear Repair

Ameco completed A330 landing gear troubleshooting for one Chinese domestic customer at the end of this August. It's the 2nd time to do such a work since Ameco got related authorization from FAA, CAAC and EASA last year. As the first MRO provider in China to perform A330 landing gear overhaul capability, Ameco also services A320/321 and Boeing 737NG/747.

MRO market faces headwinds despite robust aircraft refurb work

It seems that not a week goes by without an airline revealing newly refurbished interiors on some subfleet. But while aircraft modifications continue apace, requirements for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities over the near term are actually plateauing or declining. This is largely due to lower demand as the result of a new generation of more reliable aircraft coming on...

FL Technics invests over €6m into high tech maintenance equipment

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has successfully finished a two-year long business development project. Over the period of project implementation, the company invested almost EUR 6 million into high tech maintenance equipment and created more than 200 new jobs in the company's MROcentre in Kaunas, Lithuania. Follo...

Lufthansa Technik overhauls the 25th landing gear set of Boeing 777-300ER

Lufthansa Technik Landing Gear Services UK (LTLGS) has overhauled the 25th Landing Gear set of the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft type. This important milestone in overhaul operations of the latest Boeing 777 product introduction, reached at LTLGS facility in Hayes, near London, United Kingdom, makes LTLGS the most experienced overhaul provider of this Landing Gear type. Landing gear overh...

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Magnetic MRO - a record number of interior details for Finnair’s ATR fleet

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New PT6A and PW200 Engine Overhaul Centre in Belo Horizonte

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Lufthansa Technik Malta receives approval for A350-1000 overhauls

Recent certification by the German Federal Aviation Office First three A350 customers expected until the end of this year Lufthansa Technik Malta is now officially prepared to carry out all over...