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.
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.
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.
MRO Europe 2019>17/10/2019
Scandinavian Airlines signs with KLM UK Engineering
KLM UK Engineering — a subsidiary of AFI KLM E&M — has been awarded Airframe Maintenance Support contrat from Scandinavian Airlines to perform heavy maintenance on Boeing 737NG aircraft.
MRO Europe 2019>16/10/2019
Asia-Pacific: all E-Jet operators enrolls in Embraer’s Pool Program
During MRO Europe 2019 event, Myanmar National Airlines signed Pool Program deal for E190 aircraft with Embraer, thus completing the list of E-Jet Asia-Pacific operators enrolled in Embraer’s TechCare program.
MRO Europe 2019>16/10/2019
MRO Europe 2019: a $116 billion market in ten years
The MRO Europe 2019 conference, of which Air & Cosmos is a partner, opened in London on October 15. One of the highlights of the day was a ten-year market forecast conference.
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MRO APAC 2019: MTU Maintenance opens office in Singapore
MTU Maintenance has decided to open an office in Singapore. Luc Morvan is assigned Chief Representative of the company’s activities in Singapore.
MRO APAC 2019: ANA selects Safran’s NacelleLife for its Airbus A380
All Nippon Airways selects the MRO service solution NacelleLife of Safran Nacelles for its three Airbus A380s signing a ten-year contrat.
UTair Engineering selects Swiss-AS’s MRO software AMOS
Swiss AviationSoftware gains another member of the UTair group. UTair Engineering has already planned the first project steps concerning AMOS.
Magnetic MRO launches Kuala Lumpur
Magnetic MRO launches strategical expansion in South-East Asia. New office in Kuala Lumpur will bring the company’s Total Technical Care solution to regional operators.
China: MTU provides MRO services to the LEAP engines
CFM International grants MTU Maintenance Zhuhai to provide MRO service on the LEAP engines. Meanwhile, the Chinese facility carries out its expansion.
Latin America: two additional MRO service providers for Gulfstream
Gulfstream authorizes Líder Aviação and Aero Rio Táxi Aéreo to provide MRO services and enhances its own U.S. facilities.
SR Technics becomes Diehl Aviation Gilching’s MRO provider in the Asia-Pacific region
Diehl Aviation Gilching awarded SR Technics a contract to provide its Asian-Pacific customers with MRO services through a Malaysian facility.
Smartwings entrusts the analysis of costs on MRO services to Airinmar
Airinmar will provide its Value Engineering services and expertise to Smartwings.
Dassault Aviation acquires RUAGs’ MRO and FBO activities
Dassault Aviation keeps investing in business aviation’s MRO with the acquisition of RUAGs’ activities in Genevra and Lugano after a similar operation on TAG Aviations’ and ExecuJets’ maintenance organizations in March this year.
Dassault acquires TAG European MRO activities
The deal marks Dassault's second MRO acquisition since the start of the year.
Revima breaks ground on Thai MRO facility
The French APU and landing gear MRO provider has started construction of a new facility in Chonburi, Thailand.
IndiGo to build Bengaluru MRO centre
IndiGo will build a new maintenance facility at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, scheduled to entered service in 2020.
Dassault Aviation to acquire ExecuJet MRO operations
Dassault Aviation and Luxaviation have announced the acquisition by Dassault Aviation of the worldwide maintenance activities of ExecuJet, a subsidiary of Luxaviation.
Airbus Helicopters boosts MRO capacity in Japan
Airbus Helicopters is adding a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) complex adjacent to its existing facility in the Kobe Airport Facility in Japan.
Singapore Component Solutions, Liebherr sign MRO agreement
The joint venture between AFI KLM E&M and Sabena technics has finalised a partnership agreement with Liebherr-Aerospace on heat exchanger maintenance.
Safran, Lufthansa Technik team on A320neo nacelle MRO
Safran Nacelles and Lufthansa Technik have signed a cooperation agreement for MRO services on A320neo nacelles for CFM International LEAP-1A engines.