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Joramco - successful participation at MRO Middle East 2022

Joramco - region largest independent MRO provider and the engineering arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), recently returned from two intensive days at MRO Middle East 2022. On the opening day, Joramco CEO Fraser Currie spoke on the Leaders Panel at the Go Live Theater, alongside ot...

Iberia Maintenance awarded a Qatar Airways V2500 engines contract

Iberia Maintenance has been awarded a 10 year contract for the repair and maintenance of V2500 engines from Qatar Airways. This strategic agreement will result in scheduled visits over 10 years. All events will be carried out at Iberia Maintenance's engine workshop at its facilities next...


SWISS equips entire Boeing 777-300ER fleet with AeroSHARK

SWISS has decided to equip its entire Boeing long-haul fleet with the fuel-saving AeroSHARK surface technology. Starting in the middle of the year, a total of twelve Boeing 777-300ERs will gradually be fitted with the riblet films developed jointly by Lufthansa Technik and BASF. The significantly reduced frictional resistance resulting from this modification will make the sub-fleet more than one p...

New Blue Line Aviation facility to show off a new Diamond simulator

Blue Line Aviation recently celebrated the grand opening of their new facility at Johnston Regional Airport (KJNX), featuring a brand-new DA40/DA42 convertible Diamond Simulator. The FAA CFR 14 Part 60 Level 5 certified convertible simulation device sits in a custom-built room in the new 50,000 square foot headquarters building and is part of one of the largest fleet orders in Diamo...

Vietjet and ST Engineering signed aircraft component support contract

On February 25th, 2022, ST Engineering and Vietjet signed a comprehensive component Maintenance-By-the-Hour contract to support the airline's entire fleet. The signing ceremony took place during the official visit of Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc to Singapore. Under the contract, ST Engineering will provide Vietjet with a full suite of...

Modesto Jet receives FAA approval for 10 seats or more

Modesto Jet announced its certification and capability to manage and fly FAR Part 135 aircraft with 10 seats or more. Modesto Jet air charter operation recently completed its comprehensive certification process by the Federal Aviation Administration to operate jets with 10 seats or more.  The thorough vetting by the FAA will allow operations of a Challenger 605 and two Challenger 60...

A part of long-term expansion plans - new Dassault Aviation Northeast U.S. Falcon Service location

Dassault Aviation announced the opening of a new company-owned service center at New York’s Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip. The facility will initially accommodate up to five or six aircraft and provide scheduled maintenance, AOG support and pre-purchase evaluations. The service center will be less than one hour’s flight time to 20% of the U.S.-based Falcon...

Embraer signed services agreement for the Air Peace E-Jets E2s fleet

At MRO Middle East event in Dubai Embraer has signed a comprehensive long-term services agreement with Air Peace, Nigeria and West Africa’s largest airline, to support the airline’s E195-E2 and ERJ 145 fleets. The contract includes access to the Pool Program, which includes component exchanges and repair services for hundreds of reparable items for Air Peace’s Embraer a...

A state-of-the-art multi-purpose hangar in France - new era for Vallair

Vallair has opened the doors to its unique new maintenance hangar located at Marcel Dassault Airport in Châteauroux, France.  The enormous state-of-the-art facility can accommodate up to five A321 size aircraft simultaneously, or a combination of A330/A340 and A321s. Together with the Centre-Val de Loire Region and the Châteauroux Centre Airport Establishment, Vallair is proud to...

Dutch Caribbean coastguard program - PAL Aerospace

PAL Aerospace entered into a contract for the continued provision of air reconnaissance capability and associated support services for the Dutch Caribbean Coastguard. This new contract, which was awarded after an extensive evaluation of tenders to determine the Best-Price-Quality-Ratio to the customer, will see PAL Aerospace upgrade and operate two fully missionized DHC-8 maritime patrol aircraft,...

Liebherr & SAEI deepen their collaboration

The first day of the 2022 MRO Middle East conference was marked for Liebherr by the confirmation of its further collaboration with Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI). The cooperation between the two companies began in 2017, when SAEI selected Liebherr to repair the flight controls and air management equipment on-board the SAUDIA Airbus A320 and 32 A330 aircraft. In 2021, SAEI rene...

Two new Joramco agreements - GetJet Airlines and Corendon Airlines

Joramco announced the extension of their maintenance agreement with GetJet Airlines and continuing maintenance agreement with Corendon Airlines. The collaboration between Joramco and GetJet Airlines began in summer 2021 with the successful delivery of C check on Airbus A330. The new agreement covers 6-year nose to tail checks on another three of the airline’s A320 fleet, which...

BARIG and Schule für Touristik support prospective employees in the aviation industry

The recovery of international air traffic is progressing slowly but steadily. Due to rising passenger volumes, particularly during holiday seasons, individual airports are searching for professional personnel again. New employees are increasingly needed in the aviation and tourism industry in order to support the resumption of operational activities. In this regard, the Board of Airline Representa...

Air Hamburg acquired by Vista Global

Vista Global Holding has entered into an agreement to acquire AIR HAMBURG’s operating platform and maintenance services. Founded in 2006, AIR HAMBURG has become one of the most well-established full-service private aviation companies, flying to over 1,000 destinations in Europe alone. It is the largest private jet operator by number of flights across Europe, organizing over 18,800 fligh...

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DC Aviation opens New hangar at Munich Oberpfaffenhofen Airport

July 20, 2022 will be a big day for DC Aviation as the company will hold an opening celebration to present its new hangar at Oberpfaffenhofen Airport. The approximately 100 invited guests will ex...

Aircalin signs contract for pilot training at AATC in Singapore

New Caledonia Aircalin has signed a contract with Airbus Asia Training Centre for the provision of flight crew training for its A320 and A330 pilots. Under the agreement, up to 35 pilots fro...

The largest OEM business aviation maintenance facility in Asia Pacific - Bombardier

Bombardier opened newly transformed Singapore Service Centre, the largest OEM business aviation maintenance facility in Asia Pacific. A key jewel of the next major investments in Bombardier&...

BAA Training Vietnam launched a new in the market ATPL integrated with type rating program

BAA Training Vietnam has launched a first in the market EASA ATPL Integrated with Type Rating program to be held in both Europe and Vietnam. Vytautas Jankauskas, Managing Director of BAA Tra...

Launching future 4WARD - The Registry of Aruba & Aegle Aviation

The Registry of Aruba (TROA) expands 4WARD into education, with a course at ERAU titled Future 4WARD - Intro. To Business Aviation, a global initiative to encourage more young people to purs...

Bristow signs long-term maintenance support agreements for its global AW139 helicopter fleet

Bristow Group signed long-term, favorable maintenance support agreements with Leonardo Helicopters for airframes and Pratt & Whitney for engines on the Company's global fleet of AW139 helicopt...

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