Reports / Updates / News
August 13, 2019
Pratt & Whitney to open new PT6A and PW200 engine overhaul centre in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., is pleased to announce that it is collaborating with Indústria de Aviação e Serviços (IAS) to open a new overhaul facility in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, for PT6A and PW200 engines.
August 7, 2019
Airfoil repair specialist ASSB expands facility in Malaysia by 5,200 square meters
Airfoil Services SdnBhd (ASSB), a 50/50 joint venture between MTU Aero Engines AG and Lufthansa Technik AG, has broken ground on its facility extension.
July 31, 2019
MTU Maintenance signs CF6-80C2 and GE90-110B contracts with Atlas Air Worldwide subsidiaries
MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, and long-term partner Atlas Air, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., recently signed a seven-year extension of their CF6-80C2 contract.
July 23, 2019
MTU Maintenance signs exclusive V2500 contract with JetBlue Airways
MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, and valued, long-term partner JetBlue Airways signed an exclusive 13-year contract for the airline's V2500 pre-select fleet today.
July 17, 2019
FL Technics implementing next generation mechanics training using VR
FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul service, which is part of Avia Solutions Group, has begun implementing VR modules for the basic training of aviation mechanics.
July 10, 2019
MSB Aerospace to supply Hi-Lo tables to Flying Colours Corp.
MSB Aerospace, the U.S. division of Montreal-headquartered company MSB Group has begun the process of supplying MRO and completions business Flying Colours Corp. with customized Hi-Lo tables.
July 10, 2019
Qatar Airways and GE sign GEnx and GE9X engines and services agreements
Qatar Airways and GE Aviation signed multiple agreements yesterday for GE engines. As part of the agreements, Qatar Airways selected the GEnx engine to power its 30 new Boeing 787-9 aircraft along with a TrueChoice™...
June 26, 2019
Cebu Pacific Air adds A321s to AFI KLM E&M components contract
Components support under significantly extended contract will mainly be provided by the AFI KLM E&M service center in Singapore as well as Singapore Component Solutions (SCS), the local joint venture between AFI KLM E&M and Sabena Technics.
June 19, 2019
MTU Maintenance Canada will relocate to new facility
MTU Maintenance Canada has taken possession of a brown field site adding capacity to the Vancouver operations. The building is located next to Boundary Bay airport, in the Vancouver suburb of Delta and was originally designed...
June 12, 2019
Virgin Atlantic Selects AFI KLM E&M for its A350-1000 Component support
The British airline has once again opted for AFI KLM E&M to provide component support for its fleet of A350-1000s.
June 7, 2019
Locatory.com launches new service – aircraft engine stands leasing for MROs and airlines
Locatory.com, an aviation IT company primarily acting as an aircraft parts locator, a part of Avia Solutions Group, is continuously looking for opportunities in rapidly growing aviation market and always suggest new solutions for its clients.
June 6, 2019
AFI KLM E&M voted Overall MRO Provider of the Year by Airline Economics and MRO Global
AFI KLM E&M proudly received the 2019 'Overall MRO Provider of the Year' Award granted by Airline Economics and MRO Global.
June 6, 2019
ST Engineering's Aerospace Arm Sets Up MRO JV with Vietnam Airlines to Capture Regional Growth
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced that its Aerospace arm and Vietnam Airlines Engineering Company (VAECO), a subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines Co Ltd, have incorporated a new joint...
June 5, 2019
MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg opens new logistics center
MTU Maintenance, the world's leading provider of customized services for aero engines, inaugurated a new logistics center at its Ludwigsfelde site today.
June 5, 2019
Barfield Inc. chooses Arabcal to support its GSTE product line in the Middle East in three-year agreement
AFI KLM E&M American Subsidiary enters into exclusive agreement with Arabian Calibration & Devices Repairing LLC (Arabcal) facility to calibrate and repair Ground Support Test Equipment (GSTE) in the Middle East.
June 3, 2019
KLM UK Engineering & WestJet sign new contract for line maintenance support
Just a few weeks after signing LOI (Letter Of Intent) with AFI KLM E&M for GEnx engine support, the Canadian airline extends its partnership with the global MRO network in the field of 737 line maintenance.
June 3, 2019
Aerostar commercial aviation MRO goes from strength to strength
Aerostar S.A. – the leading Romanian aerospace company – is exhibiting at the Airline Purchasing & Maintenance Exhibition in Frankfurt (June 5-6)) to showcase its growing civil aircraft MRO activities.
May 23, 2019
MTU Maintenance signs exclusive CFM56-5B contract with GoAir
MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, has signed an exclusive four-year CFM56-5B contract with GoAir, a low-fare carrier based in Mumbai, India.
May 20, 2019
Customers can enjoy more time flying with three new services added to Pratt & Whitney's Eagle Service™ Plan
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., announced today that it is adding three new services to its popular pay-per-hour engine maintenance program, the Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™).
May 17, 2019
Ten years of MTU Aero Engines Polska: a German-Polish success story
Ten years ago, the first 200 employees at MTU Aero Engines Polska started producing their first engine components. Today, the site in the Polish Aviation Valley near Rzeszów has about 900 employees – and is indispensable in the production network of Germany's leading engine manufacturer.
May 16, 2019
Russian Helicopters to open mobile service center for maintenance of Mi-171Sh helicopters in Peru this year
Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec State Coropration) will participate in the Seventh International Exhibition of Technology for Defense and Prevention of Natural Disasters SITDEF-2019 held in the territory of the headquarters...
May 15, 2019
MASwings Entrusts ATR72s to AFI KLM E&M
Maintenance for MASwings ten aircraft will be handled at the Singapore Service Center and in the new Singapore Component Solutions shop, opened in February 2018 by AFI KLM E&M in partnership with Sabena technics.
May 14, 2019
Falcon Practical Training course graduates 1,000th trainee
The Dassault Training Academy recently graduated the 1,000th trainee from its Falcon Practical Training course, underscoring the growing popularity of this advanced, hands-on educational tool.
May 7, 2019
MTU Aero Engines expands MRO network by establishing new repair facility in Serbia
MTU Aero Engines AG and the Government of the Republic of Serbia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with regard to the company's intention to set up a new industrial site in Serbia today.
April 10, 2019
Safran introduces B.SIde®, a new engine borescope inspection consulting service
Today at the MRO Americas conference, Safran Aircraft Engines announced the commercial launch of B.SIde®, its new service to provide remote borescope inspection recommendations in real time.
April 10, 2019
CFM continues to expand LEAP aftermarket network
Since the LEAP engine program was launched more than a decade ago, CFM has committed to both developing internal capability through CFM Services, as well as working with its partners to expand third-party MRO capability to support the industry's fastest-growing fleet.
April 10, 2019
MTU Maintenance remains committed to PW2000 program
MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, remains committed to its PW2000 engine MRO program for at least another 10 years.
April 9, 2019
AFI KLM E&M selected by Atlas Air for 747 fleet support
AFI KLM E&M and Atlas Air today signed a contract to organize component support for the US carrier's fleet of Boeing 747s-400. The agreement covers flight hour closed loop repair services taking in close to 600 part numbers (PN), along with exchange solutions where necessary.
March 18, 2019
AMAC Aerospace: Modification on a Gulfstream G650 and new maintenance projects on Boeing and Airbus and successful re-delivery of an Airbus A340
AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce that a new Head of State Gulftstream G650 project is ahead of schedule completed. Furthermore, new maintenance contracts...
February 28, 2019
AMAC Aerospace: New maintenance projects and an Award for cutting-edge engineering skills
AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce that several maintenance projects have been awarded to the headquarters in Switzerland: Three Airbus A319 undergo maintenance and inspection work, while a Boeing B767 will have an engine change and a 6-month check will be performed on a Bombardier Challenger 350.
February 25, 2019
ST Engineering's Aerospace Sector Secures 10-year Airframe MRO Contract from Existing Customer
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced that its Aerospace sector has signed an agreement with a contract value of about US$600m (approximately S$813m) to provide aircraft heavy maintenance services to a major North American operator.
January 11, 2019
Boeing B747 has entered AMAC's facility in Basel
AMAC Aerospace is proud to announce that a Boeing B747 has entered AMAC's facility by the end of December. The Head of State aircraft will undergo a heavy base maintenance input and several service bulletins. Several minor modifications will be performed in parallel in the VIP cabin.
January 9, 2019
KLM UK Engineering & West Atlantic UK sign contract extension for airframe maintenance
A European leader in the regional jets & narrow body aircraft market and having an internationally acknowledged expertise on the Boeing 737, Embraer 170/190, BAe146/Avro RJ, Fokker 70/100 & Airbus A320 Family, KLM UK Engineering is delighted to confirm this contract extension with West Atlantic UK Limited.
January 8, 2019
Eagle Services Asia inducts first Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine
Pratt & Whitney's Singapore engine center, Eagle Services Asia (ESA), a member in the global network of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities that service Pratt & Whitney's GTF engines, has inducted its first PW1100G-JM engine for overhaul.
December 21, 2018
Pratt & Whitney lands EngineWise® service agreement with Binter Canarias
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., today announced that Binter Canarias signed an EngineWise Comprehensive service agreement.
December 12, 2018
TAP Portugal signs GSLA for CFM LEAP-1A engines
Portugal's national carrier TAP and CFM have signed a General Support License Agreement (GSLA) for maintenance activities of LEAP-1A engines.