All MRO articles – Page 19

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    ST Engineering, Honeywell ink agreement for Leap component MRO


    ST Engineering and Honeywell Aerospace have signed a 10-year agreement for the maintenance of CFM International’s Leap engine components.

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    KAI’s MRO unit scores maintenance contract with Jeju Air


    Korean Aviation Engineering and Maintenance Services (KAEMS) has clinched a maintenance contract with low-cost carrier Jeju Air for work on six Boeing 737-800s.

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    Bombardier completes acquisition of Berlin service center


    Bombardier has acquired 100% of an aircraft service centre in Berlin, buying out partners amid a broader effort by the Canadian company to expand its aircraft service business.

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    Singapore, UK sign safety, MRO agreements


    The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) have signed two agreements on safety, security and training, as well as on aviation maintenance.

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    Engine shop EME Aero adopts ‘game-changing’ flow-line


    When MTU and Lufthansa Technik joined forces to establish EME Aero – an overhaul shop for Pratt & Whitney PW1000G engines near Polish city Rzeszow – they targeted a flexible layout with optimal process and material flows that would avoid any repeat of mistakes from the past.

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    Rolls-Royce opts for ‘reasonable’ approach as crisis hits MRO customers


    Rolls-Royce is receiving cash from a majority of customers for its hour-based service agreements, but has, in the words of chief executive Warren East, “tried to be reasonable… in terms of rescheduling payments”.

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    Rolls-Royce continues Trent XWB blade-wear tests


    Rolls-Royce has completed inspections of high-cycle Trent XWB-84 engines for premature wear on intermediate-pressure compressor blades, but has yet to fully determine the cause.

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    MTU becomes second PW1100G MRO shop in China


    Pratt & Whitney has opened its second PW1100G geared turbofan MRO centre in China, with MTU Maintenance Zhuhai joining P&W’s global network of MRO providers.

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    Gulf Air and IAI seal maintenance pact after Bahrain-Israel tie-up


    Normalisation of diplomatic relations between Bahrain and Israel has led to a new maintenance agreement under which Gulf Air aircraft will undergo line maintenance from Israel Aerospace Industries. IAI states that its Aviation Group will offer a “comprehensive technical response” to all Gulf Air aircraft landing at Tel Aviv’s ...

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    MTU predicts substantial MRO growth in 2021


    MTU foresees substantial growth for its civilian maintenance business in 2021, while commercial engine manufacturing revenue is set to remain flat.

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    PIA maintenance lapses meant ATRs had poor engine reliability


    Investigators probing a Pakistan International Airlines ATR 42 engine failure, which preceded the fatal loss of the aircraft, found that engine reliability at the carrier was comparatively poor. The aircraft came down near Havelian in December 2016 after its left-hand Pratt Whitney Canada PW127 powerplant suffered a ...

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    ST Engineering reorganises aerospace unit in company-wide rejig


    ST Engineering will subsume its commercial aerospace business into a larger Commercial cluster, as part of a company-wide reorganisation.

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    KrasAvia introduces ex-Swedish ATR 72s as it awaits Il-114-300s


    Russian carrier KrasAvia has started introducing ATR 72-500s to replace older Soviet types, as it awaits the arrival of new Ilyushin Il-114-300s. Krasnoyarsk-based KrasAvia has taken two ATRs, the latest arriving at its Krasnoyarsk base on 14 November. It says the aircraft have been acquired with the support ...

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    Alliance Aviation acquires Toll Group MRO unit


    Australia’s Alliance Aviation will acquire transportation and logistics giant Toll Group’s MRO unit, in what it calls a deal of “great strategic value”.

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    Post-storage A321 aborted take-off over pitot blockage


    Wizz Air UK has revised its return-to-service processes after an Airbus A321, whose crew aborted take-off at high speed, was found to have a pitot probe blocked by insect activity. The aircraft (G-WUKJ) had reached 120kt – the V1 decision speed – during its departure roll from runway 20 ...

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    GAMECO completes first 737-800 freighter conversion


    Chinese MRO GAMECO has completed its first Boeing 737-800 passenger-to-freighter conversion, nearly half a year since it launched the programme. The first aircraft, a former AeroMexico example registered N520AM, was inducted into the Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) line in Guangzhou in late May. GAMECO completes first Boeing 737-800 ...

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    CFM picks up Leap orders, maintenance work with Chinese carriers


    CFM International has inked long-term contracts with China Eastern Airlines and Zhejiang Loong Air for the maintenance of Leap-1A engines on their Airbus A320neo aircraft. The enginemaker, a joint venture between France’s Safran and GE Aviation, signed a 12-year, rate-per-flight-hour agreement with both carriers, which will see it base ...

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    Lufthansa prepares ground for possible part-sale of MRO unit


    Lufthansa Group is making preparations for responding to enquiries from investors interested in taking a stake in its MRO division.

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    Unusual airworthiness concerns arise for pandemic-struck fleets


    US and European safety regulators are having to address a number of potential airworthiness concerns arising from the unusual circumstances created by the coronavirus pandemic, as aircraft are retrieved from storage or treated in the course of operations. Operators of Boeing 737s that had been in storage were ordered ...

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    GMF AeroAsia falls to steep nine-month loss


    GMF AeroAsia continued its loss-making streak for the year, reporting an operating loss of $178 million for the nine months ended 30 September. This was in contrast to the $24.5 million operating profit it made during the same period last year, and a significant jump from its six-month loss ...