All MRO articles – Page 17

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    GAMECO clinches FAA approval for Daxing line maintenance

    2020-03-16T02:03:00Z

    Chinese MRO GAMECO has received approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide line maintenance at Beijing Daxing airport. The company received FAA’s approval of operations specifications D107 on 3 March, it states. It comes after it passed the FAA’s series of audits in January. “This ...

  • AVIAGE SYSTEMS MRO
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    Hainan signs avionics MRO contract with Aviage Systems

    2020-03-13T02:32:00Z

    Aviage Systems has inked a three-year contract to provide Hainan Airlines avionics MRO services for its fleet of Boeing 787s. The contract, a first between both parties, covers the inspection, repair and overhaul service of the 787’s integrated modular avionics components. It comes as Aviage Systems received certification ...

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    Viking Air’s updated CL-415EAF makes flight debut

    2020-03-12T11:56:00Z

    Viking Air’s first CL-415EAF enhanced aerial firefighter has completed its debut flight following modification from the earlier CL-215 water-bomber standard.

  • LHT_MRO
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    Lufthansa Technik discloses new Russian contracts

    2020-03-12T01:23:00Z

    Russian carriers Red Wings and Smartavia have awarded maintenance deals to Lufthansa Technik . The MRO provider says Red Wings has signed a six-year contract for the support of CFM International CFM56-5Bs and International Aero Engines V2500s powering a fleet of “currently” 12 Airbus A320-family jets. ...

  • Learjet N999LJ crash
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    EASA puts forward measures to cut tyre-pressure accident risk

    2020-03-09T10:06:00Z

    European safety authorities are proposing certification and operational measures to reduce risks linked to under-inflated tyres. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has published a proposal to require monitoring to ensure tyre pressure does not fall below the minimum serviceable inflation threshold during operations. EASA says this can ...

  • FL ARI
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    EASA certifies CALC MRO arm for narrowbody line maintenance

    2020-03-09T08:53:00Z

    China Aircraft Leasing (CALC)’s MRO unit has been certified by European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to provide line maintenance services for the Airbus A320 family as well as the Boeing 737NG. FL ARI’s EASA Part 145 certification comes about half a year after it received certification from Chinese ...

  • Magnetic MRO
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    MRO firm cites Brexit concerns as UK arm shifts to Tallinn

    2020-03-06T12:15:00Z

    Maintenance firm Magnetic MRO has transferred a UK production centre to Estonia, in order to remain within the European Union given the uncertainty over the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The strategic decision affects its UK-based MAC Aero Interiors subsidiary, acquired in 2016, and has been taken as a ...

  • Pratt & Whitney's Eagle Service Asia facility in Singapore overhauls GTF...
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    Air India Engineering to maintain PW1100G engines

    2020-03-06T05:05:00Z

    Pratt Whitney has authorised Air India Engineering Services (AIESL) to provide MRO services for the PW1100G geared turbofan. AIESL, which has received its first PW1100G engine, will provide support from its Mumbai facility, P W states. It will see PW1100G MRO works “phased in”, the enginemaker adds, ...

  • 737NG
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    GA Telesis gets FAA certification for 737NG landing gear MRO

    2020-03-06T02:25:00Z

    The US Federal Aviation Administration has certificated GA Telesis to provide MRO services for Boeing 737NG landing gear. Work will be carried out at its Miami facility, says GA Telesis, which will “make a substantial investment” to grow its MRO business. “[GA Telesis] will invest in the latest ...

  • Wheels Up
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    Charter provider Wheels Up buys business aircraft operator Gama Aviation Signature

    2020-03-02T22:50:00Z

    US business aircraft charter company Wheels Up has acquired aircraft operator Gama Aviation Signature, a move that continues fast-growing Wheels Up’s expansion following a recent equity sale to Delta Air Lines.

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    Kenya Airways taps state loan to cover Embraer engines overhaul

    2020-03-02T10:47:00Z

    SkyTeam carrier Kenya Airways has received a KSh5 billion ($49 million) loan from the government to cover an engine overhaul programme for its fleet of Embraer E190 regional jets.

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    Malaysia Airlines and Revima in landing gear MRO partnership

    2020-02-26T03:16:00Z

    Malaysia Airlines will partner with MRO firm Revima to provide landing gear services to third-party customers. This means that Malaysia Airlines will be able to service Revima customers at its Kuala Lumpur maintenance facilities. Revima, in turn, will support landing gear overhauls for Malaysia Airlines’ customers at any one ...

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    ​Spairliners wins A380 component support deal from Emirates

    2020-02-26T00:08:00Z

    Emirates has signed a general terms agreement with component maintenance provider Spairliners for Airbus A380 support. Jointly owned by Air France Industries KLM Engineering Maintenance and Lufthansa Technik, Spairliners is focused on servicing A380s and Embraer E-Jets. The deal is significant as Emirates is by far ...

  • Max9-c-Boeing
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    Meggitt looking to ‘absorb’ 737 Max impact

    2020-02-25T16:27:00Z

    Meggitt believes it can “absorb” upheaval from the halt of Boeing 737 Max production as the effect of January’s suspension begins to impact the supply chain.

  • GE90
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    AMES extends Dubai site for GE90 fan module inspections

    2020-02-25T01:33:00Z

    Aerostructures Middle East Services (AMES) has formally opened an extension of its Dubai facility to accommodate mandated fan-stator module inspections on ageing GE Aviation GE90 engines. The composite repair provider – a joint venture between Safran Nacelles and Air France Industries KLM Engineering Maintenance – says it ...

  • Air Europa 737-800
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    Polish provider LOTAMS conducts maintenance checks for Air Europa

    2020-02-25T01:27:00Z

    LOT Aircraft Maintenance Services has completed a trio of heavy checks for Spanish carrier Air Europa. The latest event, a C-check on a Boeing 737-800, was begun on 8 January and required around 8,000 man-hours over 32 days, says the Polish MRO provider. It adds that the check ...

  • ST Aerospace MRO
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    Higher revenue boosts ST Engineering Aerospace full-year profit

    2020-02-24T03:14:00Z

    ST Engineering’s aerospace arm notched a 15.5% increase in its full-year operating profit – on the back of higher revenue – to S$310 million ($221 million). Revenue for the year ended 31 December 2019 came in at S$3.45 billion, about 30% higher than the same period last year. Net ...

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    First Air France A380 enters retirement in Ireland

    2020-02-21T09:02:00Z

    The first of up to four ex-Air France Airbus A380s has been positioned into Ireland West Airport for storage, signalling the start of the airline’s superjumbo retirement process.

  • Airbus A380-msn003 scrap
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    Fuselage of first airline A380 recycled into identity tags

    2020-02-18T16:24:00Z

    A German company is using recycled fuselage parts from the first airline-operated Airbus A380 to create collectable identity tags, following the parting out of the aircraft by Tarmac Aerosave.

  • LHT nacelle
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    LHT joins Collins’ GTF nacelle MRO network

    2020-02-18T05:26:00Z

    Collins Aerospace and Lufthansa Technik have signed a licensing agreement for nacelle MRO services for the Pratt Whitney PW1100G geared turbofan. Under the agreement, LHT will now join Collins’ nacelle MRO network. Collins, which is the original equipment manufacturer for the PW1100G nacelles, will provide LHT with ...