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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...

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...


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...

Compass Airlines and ATP Flight School finalize an agreement to pay up to $11,000 in training costs

Compass Airlines (Minneapolis/St. Paul) has finalized an agreement with ATP Flight School that paves the way for its participation in ATP’s Tuition Reimbursement Program. This program allows ATP graduate flight instructors to have up to $11,000 of their ATP training costs paid for by Compass, in exchange for agreeing to fly for Compass after earning the requisite number of hours. &ld...

FL Technics to launch a subsidiary in Thailand

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, continues to expand its presence in the emerging markets. The company is already set to open a subsidiary with its main office in the capital city of Thailand. Backed by the official approval from the Board of Investment of the Kingdom of Thailand, the Bangkok office shall act as the centre of...

MTU Maintenance and AAR extend cooperation for PW2000 parts supply

MTU Maintenance, one of the top five engine MRO service providers worldwide, and AAR, a leading provider of aviation services to the global commercial and defense industries, have signed a contract that secures for MTU the supply of used material for PW2000 engines over the next five years. Within the framework of a consignment and inventory management agreement, ...

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 of the academy was made possible by the Italian Civil Aviation Authority, which endorsed the newly la...

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 aviation was 42 percent; business jets 18 percent, helicopters 18 percent, military 11 percent, and...

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...

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Rebranded, new name, still well known quality of services - TAG Maintenance Services

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Earn While Learning - check out Piper Aircraft Apprenticeship Program

The first group of apprentices has begun their two year-program at Piper Aircraft. The first nine apprentices, who started work in August, shadow skilled aircraft assembly workers and learn all aspect...

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Gulfstream East Campus at Savannah is now open

A ribbon was cuted during the opening ceremony at new Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. MRO facility at company headquarters in Savannah. The Gulfstream East Campus, opened to accommodate...

Australia got new Textron Aviation parts facility

New Textron Aviation aircraft parts warehouse is opened in Australia!  This allows to assure the support of business jets, turboprops and piston aircraft fleet. The parts warehouse...