All MRO articles – Page 20

  • Max9-c-Boeing

    Meggitt looking to ‘absorb’ 737 Max impact


    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

    AMES extends Dubai site for GE90 fan module inspections


    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

    Polish provider LOTAMS conducts maintenance checks for Air Europa


    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

    Higher revenue boosts ST Engineering Aerospace full-year profit


    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 ...

  • Air France A380 Ireland West Airport arrival  2

    First Air France A380 enters retirement in Ireland


    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

    Fuselage of first airline A380 recycled into identity tags


    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

    LHT joins Collins’ GTF nacelle MRO network


    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 ...

  • pos-aviation

    SIAEC takes 49% stake in Malaysia’s Pos Aviation Engineering


    SIA Engineering ( SIAEC ) is expanding into the Malaysian market, with a 49% stake acquisition in Pos Aviation Engineering Services (PAES). The MRO arm of Singapore Airlines is acquiring the stake from Pos Aviation, the parent company of PAES, in a deal valued at MYR10.1 million ...

  • AeroK

    SIAEC to form maintenance joint venture in Korea


    SIA Engineering will set up a line maintenance joint venture with the parent company of South Korean low-cost start-up Aero K. SIAEC will take a 51% equity stake in the new joint venture, while Air Innovation Korea will take the remaining 49% stake. The new company will have an ...

  • head of ST Engineering’s aerospace unit Lim Serh Ghee

    ST Engineering Aerospace chief talks sustainability


    ST Engineering’s aerospace unit is looking to up its sustainability efforts in its operations. The head of ST Engineering’s aerospace unit Lim Serh Ghee acknowledges that the company “has a part to play” in sustainability, being part of the larger aviation community. Source: BillyPix head ...

  • A330neo Delta TechOps

    Airbus on course for $10 billion revenues from services sector by 2030


    Manufacturer aims drive business through organic growth and partnerships

  • A380 SIA Airbus

    Airbus aims to tackle A380 reconfiguration costs with Singapore MRO


    SIA joint venture carries out first cabin retrofitss

  • Boeing 737 NG converted freighter

    Lessor BBAM orders trio of Boeing Converted Freighters


    Aircraft lessor BBAM has ordered three 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters, the US airframer has disclosed.

  • Qantas A330

    ST Engineering inks nacelle maintenance deal with Qantas


    ST Engineering’s aerospace unit has signed a five-year nacelle maintenance contract with Qantas covering the carrier’s 75 Boeing 737-800 and 28 Airbus A330 fleets. Separately, ST Engineering announced that its Middle River Aerostructure Systems facility in the USA will, from this year, have nacelle component maintenance service capabilities. ...

  • SIA Engineering

    SIA Engineering posts steady third-quarter result


    Singapore’s SIA Engineering (SIAEC) posted a steady operating profit for the three months ended 31 December, with marginal declines on both costs and revenues. Revenue was down by 1.5% to S$252.1 million ($181.5 million), largely due to a decrease in airframe and line maintenance revenue. Expenditure declined 1.7% to ...

  • A321P2F first flight

    More conversion work confirmed for A321P2F cargo modification


    Agreements signed with BBAM and Qantas for additional conversions

  • STEngg_VN_JV

    ST Engineering, Vietnam Airlines explore airframe MRO joint venture


    ST Engineering and Vietnam Airlines have inked an agreement to explore setting up an airframe MRO joint venture. The joint venture would operate out of Vietnam Airlines’ facilities in Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport, and Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. If set up, it ...

  • Safran electric harness

    MRO players join forces to start sector-wide blockchain trial


    Multiple MRO players have formed a partnership to jointly investigate and set standards for the use of blockchain technology to digitally track aircraft parts.

  • A321P2F first flight

    July delivery planned as A321P2F begins flight testing


    Flight testing is under way of the first Airbus single-aisle passenger-to-freighter conversion, the A321P2F, with delivery targeted for July.

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    GMF AeroAsia undecided on private placement


    GMF AeroAsia remains undecided on plans for a private share placement, even as a two-year deadline draws close. In March 2018, shareholders gave their approval to issue 2.82 billion new shares, about 10% of total shares. Of this, around 2.33 billion shares will be issued to a strategic ...