Europe: first MRO operations with 5G technology
Lufthansa Technik sets up 5G networks to perform maintenance operations in its Hamburg base.
MRO: FL Technics acquires the Italian Flash Line Maintenance
FL Technics acquires the Italian company Flash Line Maintenance and adds 15 line stations to its network.
MRO: Air Arabia selects Revima Group
The low-cost airline Air Arabia awards A320 landing gear MRO contract to Revima Group.
Spairliners to support Emirates’ A380 fleet
Emirates and Spairliners sign a General Terms Agreement (GTA) to provide component aftermarket solutions for Emirates’ A380 fleet.
Revima Group and Malaysia Airlines partner for landing gear services
Revima Group and Malaysia Airlines collaborate to provide a one-stop-center service on landing gear replacement and overhaul solutions to third party customers.
Safran Nacelles calls on the Go Team of Sabena technics
Safran Nacelles has decided to strengthen its on-site MRO support capabilities by entering into a long-term agreement with Sabena technics, which brings the expertise of its Go Team mobile worforce.
MRO: AMES expands its Dubai facility
Aerostructures Middle East Services, a joint venture set up by AFI KLM E&M and Safran Nacelles, inaugurates the expansion of its Dubai MRO facility to develop its activity on GE90 jet engine fan stator modules.
MTU Maintenance opens office in Dubai
MTU Maintenance materializes its presence in Dubai by opening a permanent office located near the airport. Objective: meet demand on shop visits for CFM56, V2500 as well as GE90 engines.
Collins Aerospace and Lufthansa Technik sign A320neo nacelle MRO license agreement
Collins Aerospace and Lufthansa Technik announced a licensing agreement for nacelle MRO services on A320neo aircraft.
Willis Lease launches a MRO Blockchain Alliance
Willis Lease Finance Corporation launch a global MRO Blockchain Alliance with several key industry partners to trace, track and record aircraft parts.
JAL expands Boeing 787 maintenance agreement with Collins
Collins Aerospace Systems will service air management and electric power components for Japan Airlines’ fleet of 51 Boeing 787 aircraft until 2025.
Singapore Airshow 2020 13/02/2020
Singapore Airshow 2020: Airbus anticipates $1.8 trillion for services in the Asia-Pacific region
This projection, over the next twenty years, represents more than a third of that concerning the world market for air services valued at 4.9 trillion dollars.
Singapore Airshow 2020 12/02/2020
Singapore collaborates with Airbus on Automatic Air-to-Air refueling solutions
The Republic of Singapore Air Force will carry out a flight test campaign to take part in Airbus Automatic Air-to-Air refueling program of the A330 SMART MRTT, which includes the enhancement of maintenance solutions.
Singapore Airshow 2020 12/02/2020
Singapore Airshow 2020: Pratt & Whitney selected for 65 A320neo family aircraft
During the Singapore Airshow 2020, Korean Air as well as Tigerair Taiwan announced agreements with Pratt & Whitney to equip their 50 Airbus A321neo and 15 A320neo aircraft, respectively, with GTF engines. Both airlines also discuss maintenance services agreements.
Dassault Aviation: Charles Wemaëre appointed Vice President Worldwide Spares
Charles Wemaëre is the new Vice President of Worldwide Spares, with responsibility for spare parts strategy and logistics efforts for the global Falcon fleet.
Satys announces new Singapore operations in the Bombardier Service Centre at Singapore Airshow.
World leader in aircraft painting with more than 800 aircraft painted each year, Satys continues the development of its Aftermarket and VIP Painting Business Unit with the operation of two new paint hangars, based at the Bombardier Singapore Service Center, the largest private aircraft maintenance center (MRO) in South East Asia.
Singapore Airshow 2020 10/02/2020
Singapore Airshow 2020: ST Engineering and Vietnam Airlines explore a MRO partnership
The Singaporean firm ST Engineering and Vietnam Airlines could set up a joint venture to meet the growing needs in the Asia-Pacific region.
MRO: exclusive civil aviation contracts data
See our exclusive civil aviation MRO contracts data.
MRO Russia & CIS 2020 05/02/2020
The MRO industry in Russia: Changing market forces
Growing passenger numbers and a fleet increasingly made up of Western-built aircraft are creating new opportunities for the Russian MRO market
Safran provides new Health Monitoring service
Safran has broaden its Health Monitoring service for helicopters’ engines. Air Center Helicopters becomes the first North American operator to subscribe to the Premium service.
Heli-Expo 2020: Safran provides Transportes Aéreos Pegaso with MRO services
Transportes Aéreos Pegaso signes a Support-By-Hour contract with Safran to support its Arriel-powered H145, EC145 and BK117 helicopters.
Heli-Expo 2020: Airbus Helicopters added 250 helicopters to HCare support contracts
2,250 Airbus helicopters are now covered by the HCare portfolio of support and maintenance services with new contracts for 250 aircraft.
Portuguese Air Force entrusts Safran with EH101 Merlins' engines maintenance
Safran Helicopter Engines will provide Portuguese Air Force with Global Support Package services for its RTM322-powered EH101 Merlin fleet.
Jazeera’s LEAP-1As entrusted to CFM for $1.3 billion
CFM International will support the LEAP-1A engines that power the Jazeera Airways’ fleet of Airbus A320neo aircraft and provide spare engines.
Trenchard Aviation Group appoints new VP Business Development
Trenchard Aviation Group, a leading partner in aircraft cabin component design, manufacture, repair and on-wing maintenance, has appointed Mark Radford as its new VP Business Development.
Civil Aviation 28/01/2020
Airbus A320neo: WizzAir confirms the Pratt & Whitney GTF
The low cost airline decides to order a new batch of Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to equip 166 Airbus A320neo. In the end, no less than 276 medium-haul aircraft will be powered by GTF.
Maintenance: LATAM relies on Donecle
Donecle's drone system will participate in the heavy inspections of LATAM's fleet.
MRO: easyJet extends with Safran Landing Systems
easyJet extends its contract with Safran Landing Systems for the MRO of the landing gear of its fleet of Airbus A320.
Italy boosts Piaggio Aerospace activity with several orders
Piaggio Aerospace ends 2019 with three new contracts worth €246 million. The Italian Ministry of Defense signs contract for nine copies of Avanti EVO turboprop aircraft as well as the modernization of the 18 copies in service within the Italian Armed Forces and technical-logistic support for Chinook.
EASA awards maintenance certification 145 to EME Aero
On December 12, 2019, EME Aero — a 50/50 joint venture between Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines — obtains EASA 145 certification as a maintenance organization.
SR Technics on Garuda Indonesia’s A330 aircraft
SR Technics extends partnership with GMF AeroAsia with a Integrated Component Services contract for Garuda Indonesia’s fleet of Airbus A330neo and A330ceo aircraft.
Saab delivers Deployable Maintenance Facility to Hungary
Saab delivers first complete Deployable Aircraft Maintenance Facility to Hungary.
China Southern Airlines secures A350 operational capacities with AFI KLM E&M pooling solutions
China Southern has signed a long-term contract for the provision of component support for its twenty newly acquired aircraft.
Safran inaugurates Dassault Rafale's M88 maintenance training center
Safran Aircraft Engines inaugurated a maintenance training center at the Istres air force base for the M88 engine, which powers the Dassault Rafale.
Airbus secures availability of the Tiger, Cougar and Caracal helicopters
Airbus Helicopters signs two global support contract for the Tigers in service in the French, German, and Spanish Armies as well as the Cougar and Caracal helicopters in service in the French Army and Air Force to boost their availability rate.
Civil Aviation 09/12/2019
Airbus A321neo: China Airlines selects Pratt & Whitney engines
China Airlines chooses Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to equip its Airbus A321neo. The airline is the fourth company of the APAC area to get EngineWise maintenance and support services in a month.
Gulfstream relocates its European parts distribution Center in Amsterdam
Gulfstream moves the European Customer Support Parts Distribution Center from the London area to near Amsterdam, in preparation for Brexit.
Fiji Airways entrusts AFI KLM E&M with the A350 equipment maintenance
Fiji Airways has joined the community of A350 operators benefiting from access to AFI KLM E&M’s dedicated component solutions.
Malaysia Airlines awards CFM56 MRO to MTU Maintenance
Malaysia Airlines entrusts MTU Maintenance with the MRO of its CFM56-7B, more than 100 engines, to over a period of ten years.
Dubai Airshow 2019 26/11/2019
Dubai Airshow 2019: Mubadala rationalizes its MRO business activity with Sanad
The Abu Dhabi Emirate government's Mubadala Investment fund has decided to rationalize its various activities in the MRO sector within a single subsidiary called Sanad.
MRO Europe 2019 25/10/2019
MRO Europe 2019: AFI KLM E&M formalizes aircraft disassembly and sourcing activity
The maintenance subsidiary of Air France-KLM has been developing the Teardown Management entity since 2016 and gives it more and more consistency.
MRO Europe 2019 23/10/2019
Liebherr and ATR sign a global maintenance contract for the ATR42/72-600
Liebherr and ATR have recently signed a ten-year contract for the supply of components, repair and services invoiced per hour for the ATR42/72-600 fleet composed of over 300 aircraft.
MRO Europe 2019 22/10/2019
MRO Europe 2019: Embraer signs with several European and African customers
For the European customers, Embraer has signed or extended contracts with Helvetic Airways, Pan Européenne Air Service and Flybe, while the African customer is the Zambian Royal Air Charters.
MRO Europe 2019 22/10/2019
MRO Europe 2019: Eaton partner with OEMServices to expand in Russia
The big scale partnership will cover a large number of hydraulic components and electric actuator, especially for Airbus A320, A330, A340 and Boeing 777 and 787 operators.
MRO Europe 2019 21/10/2019
MRO Europe 2019: Safran Nacelles signs with Virgin Atlantic for A330ceo thrust reversers
The contract will be valid for 5 years and concerns a total of 10 aircraft.
MRO Europe 2019 18/10/2019
MRO Europe 2019: Delta and Airbus finalize a digital alliance
The new alliance will be officially launched in 2020. It will combine the knowledge developed by Airbus, thanks to Skywise, and Delta's MRO branch, Delta TechOps, in predictive maintenance.
MRO Europe 2019 17/10/2019
Lufthansa Technik and Collins Aerospace partner for Airbus A380
During the MRO Europe 2019 trade show, Collins Aerospace Systems and Lufthansa Technik announced a partnership to provide the Airbus A380 operators with main landing gear MRO solutions.