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SR Technics is awarded four more cabin modifications from SAS

SR Technics, one of the world’s leading providers of technical solutions to airlines, announced today that it had secured the additional order from top class Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), the Denmark, Norway and Sweden flag carrier, of four widebody cabin modifications. This foll...

Delta TechOps signs MRO agreement for 10 A330 Virgin Atlantic aircraft

Delta TechOps, Delta Air Lines’ maintenance division and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) provider business, is extending its relationship with Virgin Atlantic to include a new three-year agreement to provide exclusive MRO services. Under the new agreement, Delta TechOps will provide air...


Wizz Air extends line maintenance contract with Lufthansa Technik

The Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has extended its contract with Lufthansa Technik Maintenance International (LTMI) for line maintenance services in Romania and Slovakia. The new agreement runs for eight years from November 2015 and reflects updated conditions and scopes of work. LTMI currently supports Wizz Air with line maintenance services for 16 A320-200 aircraft in Romania and other...

FL Technics ready to offer Airbus A330 maintenance

FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is delighted to announce it has successfully completed the necessary theoretical and practical training for execution of Airbus A330 maintenance. Having already purchased all the necessary equipment, the company is expecting to complete the certification by the end of 2015. “FL Technics estim...

Lufthansa Technik offers advanced Cyclean® engine wash

Lufthansa Technik is offering an advanced version of its Cyclean® engine wash system. Based on the large success of the first Cyclean® version Lufthansa Technik’s product engineering has further optimized the system. The temperature range has been significantly extended in which Cyclean® can be used. The advanced system is operational up to -10 degrees Ce...

Aerostar To Achieve Record Heavy Maintenance Visits In 2015

Aerostar S.A., the leading Romanian aerospace company announced today at the MRO Europe exhibition that it will achieve a record number of heavy maintenance visits in 2015. So far this year the company has completed 48 heavy checks on, predominantly Boeing 737 (Classic and Next Generation) and Airbus A320 families, and has contracted for a further 17 aircraft to bring the total for th...

Monarch Aircraft Engineering: A300 Heavy Maintenance

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd (MAEL), the engineering division of Monarch has recently completed a number of back to back heavy maintenance checks for a major German cargo airline. MAEL’s highly experienced engineering team carried out scheduled heavy maintenance including various modifications, repairs and out of phase tasks on a total of three aircraft for the German cargo airlines A...

STTS, extends its service offering and builds new painting hangars in Toulouse

STTS, (a Finaero company) leading expert in aircraft painting & sealing announces the launch of three purposely built paint hangars at its Toulouse Blagnac sites. In order to respond to growing market demand, STTS is investing in a 60 million euros project that will accommodate three further painting bays, more specifically: Two 10.000m2 hangars accommodating wide body aircraft...

Finnair and NORRA choose LTAA for CF34-10 maintenance

Finnair and Nordic Regional Airlines (NORRA) have signed an exclusive long-term contract with Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey (LTAA) for maintenance of Nordic Regional Airlines’ CF34-10 engine fleet. Jari Huhtinen, VP technical operations at Finnair said "The CF34-10 MRO agreement will provide Finnair and Nordic Regional Airlines with pre-defined engine shop visit packages which support...

Boeing Optimizes Maintenance Record Keeping for Airlines

New digital airline maintenance records tool increases operational efficiency Boeing introduced today a digital records management capability to its Maintenance Performance Toolbox suite of products that will optimize maintenance operations and reduce costs for airlines. The Maintenance Performance Toolbox Records module provides an industry standard platform to manage scanned and digit...

Flying Colours Achieves ADS-B STC for Bombardier Challenger 604/605

Flying Colours Corp., the Canadian headquartered completions, refurbishment and maintenance specialist has secured a Supplemental Type Certificate for ADS-B OUT for Bombardier Challenger 600-2B16 (604 and 605) airframes from the U.S.-based FAA. The first aircraft to be fitted with the system, a Bombardier Challenger 605, was completed at their U.S. facility in late September. The STC will be...

FSI Starts Latitude Training, Adds More Caravan Sims

FlightSafety International started training in the first FAA level-D Cessna Citation Latitude simulator at its Cessna Pilot Learning Center in Wichita. EASA qualification of the training device is planned for early next year. A second Citation Latitude simulator will also be installed next year at the company’s learning center in Columbus, Ohio. “Building tw...

Lufthansa Technik: Launch of component support for new Airbus A350 XWB

With its customer Finnair launching operations of its first Airbus A350 XWB, Lufthansa Technik AG commenced the component support for the new aircraft type. The first European airline to operate the A350, Finnair, signed a twelve-year contract in May with the leading  provider of technical services for the aviation industry. As part of the exclusive Total Component Sup...

The invisible aftermarket: an easy answer to spares procurement delays

Although the aviation spare parts market is forecasted to grow at a rate of 4% at least until 2018 (Research and Markets report), the percentage of flight delays caused by technical failures is still rising. In fact, logistics-related delays of spare parts supply still add up to over $20 million per year in the U.S. alone. The solution, however, might be as simple as taking a better look....

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NH90 HFTS pilot training centre adapts latest helicopter standard

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A320neo nacelle MRO license agreement

Collins Aerospace Systems and Lufthansa Technik announced a licensing agreement for nacelle MRO services on A320neo aircraft. Collins Aerospace, the original equipment manufacturer for the A...