All MRO articles – Page 24

  • News

    Thai 777 engine failure spurs emergency checks order


    Operators of certain Boeing 777-300ERs are being ordered to conduct engine checks after the uncontained failure of the General Electric GE90 powerplant on a Thai Airways International aircraft.

  • Analysis

    Why Boeing faces 'worst crisis' in its history


    Boeing remains the world s largest aerospace company by revenue, but its lead over number two Airbus shrank further on 23 October with a third quarter financial report riddled with challenges, among them tumbling revenue, the 737 Max crisis, 777X delays, a 787 production rate cut and unresolved KC-46A quality ...

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    Boeing earns $1.2bil profit by relying on defence & services


    ​Boeing squeaked out $1.2 billion in net earnings for the third quarter of 2019, despite a $40 million loss from operations in its commercial airplanes division.

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    Boeing profit plummets as 737 Max crisis deepens


    Boeing’s profit in the third quarter fell by more than half as the company continues to suffer from fallout following the global 737 Max grounding.

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    Boeing’s Kevin McAllister resigns amid growing 737 Max crisis


    Kevin McAllister, Boeing’s commercial aircraft chief since 2016, has become the first management casualty of the ongoing 737 Max drama which has grounded all of the next-generation aircraft for the past eight months after two accidents killed 346 people.

  • News

    South African MRO checks not linked to Mango incident


    South African Airways' maintenance division is undertaking corrective measures following a regulatory inspection which resulted in the grounding of a number of aircraft operated by South African carriers.

  • News

    Bombardier brings big data to business aviation


    ​Bombardier is to offer to install a health monitoring unit (HMU) in every Global and Challenger free of charge, as part of an initiative to bring the growing world of big data to business aviation.

  • News

    P&W Q3 profit rises 15% on aftermarket sales


    Pratt & Whitney's third-quarter operating profit rose 15% year-on-year to $471 million on growth in its military and commercial aftermarket as well as due to cost reduction for its geared turbofan (GTF) engine programme and favorable commercial OEM mix.

  • News

    South Africa's grounded CemAir prepares to resume flights


    South African carrier CemAir's air operator's certificate has been restored by the country's civil aviation regulator, after months of being grounded.

  • News

    Some SAA and Comair aircraft grounded by MRO audit


    South African regulators have ordered maintenance compliance verification on some aircraft in the fleets of South African Airways and Comair, resulting in schedule disruption for the two carriers.

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    Can South Korea’s MRO sector grow again?


    South Korea is home to some of the world’s busiest routes and airports, as well as some of Asia’s major carriers.

  • News

    ST Aero clinches contracts worth $734m in Q3


    ST Engineering’s aerospace division secured about S$1 billion ($734 million) worth of new and renewed MRO contracts for both commercial airframes and helicopters, in the quarter that ended 30 September.

  • News

    Textron upbeat after Longitude certification


    Textron Aviation officials are upbeat ahead of this year’s NBAA, as the company’s new super midsize jet, the Cessna Citation Longitude, makes its official post-certification debut at an international airshow.

  • News

    Europe’s regulator targets January return for Max, Reuters reports


    European regulators say that the earliest date they may be able to certify the Boeing 737 Max to return to service would likely be in January 2020 following flight tests independent of the Federal Aviation Administration, Reuters news service reports on 21 October.

  • News

    Boeing says text messages between pilots were misinterpreted


    ​Boeing says instant text messages between company pilots suggesting that it may have had prior understanding of the flaws in its Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) on 737 Max aircraft have been misinterpreted, and it was “unfortunate” that they were released without “meaningful explanation”.

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    Bahamas aviation sector regroups after Hurricane Dorian


    Alicia Cooke, an employee of Bahamas fixed-base operator (FBO) Cherokee Aviation, weathered much of Hurricane Dorian trapped with her family in the hallway of their Abaco home, holding shut a door, praying the wind and storm surge would not take them away.

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    How 777-300ER SF creates secondary-market opportunity


    The launch by GECAS and Israel Aerospace Industries of a cargo conversion programme for the Boeing 777-300ER provides a potentially sizeable secondary market opportunity for the large fleet currently operating in the passenger sector.

  • News

    Textron Q3 deliveries flat as defence drags


    ​Deliveries at Textron’s aircraft manufacturers were stable in the third quarter, helping the parent company raise its earnings per share and operating margins during the time frame even as defence products continued to drag on the company’s income.

  • News

    Joramco wins C-check contract from Ryanair


    ​Ryanair has selected Jordanian MRO provider Joramco to complete heavy checks on its Boeing 737-800 fleet.

  • News

    Air Baltic calm over additional A220 engine inspections


    Air Baltic, the second-largest European operator of Airbus A220s, is following guidelines on engine checks in the wake of a series of failures which affected the Swiss A220 fleet.