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Aeromexico Inaugurates The New Boeing 787 Simulator

Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, in partnership with Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training (LMCFT), presented its new Boeing 787 flight simulator yesterday at the Aeromexico Training facility. This device will allow Aeromexico’s pilots to train under highly realistic operat...

Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine adds power to training programme for Emirates engineers

Emirates Engineering apprentices and personnel can now familiarise themselves first-hand with the mechanics and operations of the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 Engine. The engine was gifted to Emirates Engineering by Rolls-Royce during the Dubai Air Show, and comes almost a year before the Tr...


Jetstar Pacific signs engine maintenance contract with Lufthansa Technik

Lufthansa Technik AG and the low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific, which is headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, have signed a comprehensive engine maintenance agreement. Under the terms of the contract, Lufthansa Technik will overhaul the V2500 engines in Jetstar Pacific’s fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. The contract covers a term of three years, during which a to...

TRU ProFlight Opens Florida Training Center

TRU Simulation + Training officially opened its new ProFlight satellite pilot training center in Lutz, Fla., on September 28, marking the Textron subsidiary’s major push into the business aircraft training arena. Textron formed TRU in 2013 and in July last year acquired ProFlight, a Cessna CitationJet and Conquest training provider based in Carlsbad, Calif. Going forward, ...

Comair renews component support contract with AFI KLM E&M

AFI KLM E&M renews its contract with Johannesburg based airline operator, Comair Limited. AFI KLM E&M has been maintaining Comair’s fleet for a number of years and the long-term renewal of the contract covers component repair, the supply of a main base kit, and access to the AFI KLM E&M spares pool.Comair currently operates an all-Boeing fleet of 737 Classic a...

Royal Air Maroc selects GE’s OnPoint solution for CF6 engine maintenance

Royal Air Maroc selected GE Aviation for a five-year exclusive OnPointSM solution agreement for the time and material to maintain, repair and overhaul its CF6-80C2 engines that power its four Boeing 767 aircraft. “With an OnPoint solution agreement, Royal Air Maroc is ensuring its engines will utilize OEM quality material in the maintenance and repair of its CF6-80C2 engine fleet for...

BAA Training to extend A320 cabin crew training availability

Global aviation training solutions provider BAA Training announces new capabilities for Airbus A320 cabin crew personnel training. Training academy is ready to provide clients with full package training at one location for Airbus A320 operators. Adding new facilities and training equipment to the existing ones, BAA Training is able to cover full range of Airbus A320 cabin training such as Cabin...

FL Technics to open a representative office in the USA

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced the expansion of its presence in North America by establishing a representative office in Miami, Florida. The new office will facilitate direct communication with the company’s US-based suppliers thus optimizing the price of its services and enhancing the development of new produ...

Royal Jet and Lufthansa Technik signs BBJ completion agreement

At the Dubai Airshow, Royal Jet and Lufthansa Technik signed a completion agreement for two BBJ VIP aircraft. The aircraft will be completed at the Lufthansa Technik VIP and Executive Jet Solutions facility in Hamburg and be redelivered in Q3 and Q4 2016. Each aircraft will comfortably accommodate 34 guests. “Royal Jet is the benchmark for private charter companies in the region.&rdq...

Etihad Airways in million-dollar maintenance agreement with Air France

Etihad Airways has expanded its strategic cooperation with Air France-KLM through a several hundred million US dollar component maintenance agreement for its Boeing 777 fleet. The 10-year deal, effective February 2016, provides Etihad Airways and its equity partners with access to an extensive global pool of components offered by Air France-KLM’s maintenance arm, Air France Industries KLM...

Lufthansa Technik is prepared for the technical services on A350 XWB

Including a unique portfolio of completion and maintenance for ACJ350 Lufthansa Technik AG is prepared for the technical services on A350 XWB for both, commercial and VIP customers. The company is already holding the approval of the European airworthiness authority EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) as Maintenance Organization for the new aircraft type (Part 145 approval) and is supporting...

General Electric launches new Middle Eastern support centre

General Electric has launched its Middle East Aviation Technology Center, which will serve as a regional customer and product support hub. The US engine manufacturer says it hopes to increase productivity, maximise performance and minimise downtime for customers by leveraging data analytics, domain experience and software capabilities. Gary Mercer, vice-president of engineering services for...

Air Arabia Signs Lufthansa Technik Deal

On the occasion of the Dubai Airshow 2015, Lufthansa Technik AG and low cost carrier Air Arabia, based in Sharjah, UAE, have signed an airframe related component contract for radome repair. The contract runs over a period of three years and covers radome maintenance for Air Arabia’s A320 fleet. In addition to the repair services, Lufthansa Technik will support Air Arabia as well with spare...

Ameco Beijing Sees Fast Development on Airframe Overhaul

Ameco is to deliver a Boeing 747 of ACT Airlines for C-check in this December. It has been the fourth ACT aircraft since this year. Being capable of airframe overhaul on Boeing 737, 747, 767, 777 and Airbus A319, 320, 330, 380, Ameco is ready for the Boeing 747-8I airframe overhaul capability starting from earlier next year. "The Middle East market is of great potential, and we have kep...

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FL Technics renews its GCAA Part 21 certificate

FL Technics has renewed its GCAA Part 21 (Design) certificate for yet another year. The news come after a series of rigorous checks and audits performed by the GCAA of the UAE, prolonging FL Tech...

Piper Aircraft 2020 apprenticeship class begins training

Piper Aircraft announced its second group of apprentices has begun their two-year training program. The apprentices recently made their first step towards a career in manufacturing by attending t...

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Skyservice Business Aviation received STC for Aviation Clean Air Purification Systems on Bombardier aircraft

Skyservice Business Aviation MRO division has recently received the supplemental type certificate from Transport Canada for the installation of ACA's purification system inside Bombardier'...

Jet Flight Service performed 192-Month inspection on the Legacy 600

Jet Flight Service Riga based maintenance service center has recently achieved two milestones by completing 192-month/16-year inspection on the Embraer Legacy 600 this summer and at the same...

EASA approves Airbus maintenance Synchronous Distance Learning

To support Airbus customers and offer them the opportunity to optimise this period of travel restrictions, Airbus Training Services has set up and obtained EASA-approval for a “Synchronous...