Reports / Updates / News
April 8, 2021
The MRO client takes it all
It has been a challenging year for MRO. The global aircraft MRO market shrunk from USD82,4 billion in 2019 to an estimate of USD 68,5 billion in 2021. The rapidly changing market forces competitiveness between market players and the one profiting from that is non-other than the clientele.
March 31, 2021
Triumph Group and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance to form Joint Venture
Triumph Group and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) announced today they have signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture to overhaul nacelles for next generation aircraft at Triumph's Hot Springs, Arkansas repair facility.
November 13, 2020
OGMA, an Embraer Group Company, becomes new Pratt & Whitney Authorised Maintenance Center to support GTF engines
OGMA is the new authorised maintenance center for Pratt & Whitney engines, one of the world's largest aircraft engine manufacturers.
September 23, 2020
Air Works wins 'Marketing Campaign of the Year Award'
Air Works, India's biggest, most-diversified, independent MRO and aviation services provider, announced that it has been awarded the prestigious 'Marketing Campaign of the Year Award' for 2020.
September 2, 2020
Enhanced Pratt & Whitney GTF Engine Website Unveiled
Pratt & Whitney announced the launch of an enhanced website (https://pwgtf.com/) showcasing the GTF engine family. The site details what makes the Geared Turbofan the most advanced, fuel efficient and environmentally friendly single-aisle engine family available today.
August 4, 2020
Barfield Enters Unmanned Aircraft Maintenance Repair Market
AFI KLM E&M American Subsidiary Barfield joins Robotic Skies network to provide maintenance and repair services for Unmanned Aircraft Systems in its Louisville facility.
July 21, 2020
Enhanced Service Options for the V2500® Engine
Pratt & Whitney is working with V2500 operators to offer custom aftermarket solutions for passenger and freighter operations alike.
July 20, 2020
Flying Colours Corp. continues taking on the Challengers with trio of heavy maintenance checks
Flying Colours Corp. continues to satisfy market demand for 192-month inspections as heavy maintenance checks on a trio of Bombardier Challenger-family aircraft continue at its St. Louis, MO. facility.
July 20, 2020
Pratt & Whitney Expands its GTF MRO Network to Support Growing Engine Fleet
The global network of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities that service Pratt & Whitney's GTF™ engines continues to grow with the addition of new facilities, more capacity and added capabilities.
July 7, 2020
Magnetic MRO completes ATR program for Finnair
Finnair ATR 72 interior and exterior refurbishment program was a complex process which involved multiple Magnetic MRO departments, including painting, line maintenance and interior production.
June 23, 2020
Pratt & Whitney expands its GTF MRO Capabilities
To expand its GTF™ maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) network, Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies Corp. announced it will invest $12.5 million into its North Berwick, Maine facility that will perform maintenance on high pressure turbine and high pressure compressor modules for the PW1100G-JM engine.
June 16, 2020
Flying Colours Corp. completes 240-month Global Express heavy inspection and confirms more in the pipeline
Flying Colours Corp., the North American MRO and completions business, has completed a 240 month inspection for a Bombardier Global Express aircraft. The intense check took place at Flying Colours Corp' Peterborough, ON. headquarters where a technical team with extensive heavy maintenance experience completed the twenty-year inspection.
June 16, 2020
ST Engineering receives first-ever authorisation from CAAS to perform aircraft inspection using drones
ST Engineering will be using its in-house developed drone solution, DroScan to carry out General Visual Inspection (GVI) during aircraft maintenance at its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities in Singapore after its Aerospace sector received authorisation from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS).
June 9, 2020
New maintenance projects on Bombardier, Boeing and Airbus
AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce to have awarded several new maintenance projects. A Head of State Bombardier Challenger 605 has recently arrived in Basel, Switzerland, to undergo a 12-month inspection.
March 19, 2020
Big Policy Corrective: Aero MRO gets a lifeline with a big tax cut from 18% to 5%
By Vishal Thapar
Zero tax on service to foreign aircraft in India, as GST Council frees Industry from a crippling regime
March 16, 2020
Flying Colours Corp. opens new and largest paint hangar at Ontario headquarters
Flying Colours Corp., the North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions business has officially opened the doors of its newest, largest and most advanced paint preparation and application facility at its Peterborough, ON. headquarters.
March 5, 2020
Air India Engineering Services Limited to perform Pratt & Whitney GTF™ maintenance
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., today announced that Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL) will provide maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services in support of Pratt & Whitney's GTF™ engines and customers in India.
March 4, 2020
MAC Aero Interiors enters the new chapter by establishing new production facility in Estonia
MAC Aero Interiors, a United Kingdom-based subsidiary of a global provider of Total Technical Care for aircraft operators and lessors, Magnetic MRO, has moved its production facility to Tallinn, Estonia.
March 2, 2020
First Airbus ACJ 320neo returns to service after green completion at AMAC Aerospace
AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce that the very first Airbus ACJ 320neo has been returned to service to UK based Acropolis Aviation after a 13 months green completion at AMAC's headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.
February 25, 2020
GE9X Engine Stand, exclusively designed and developed by Rhinestahl CTS
Rhinestahl CTS, the global leader in aircraft engine tooling, ground support equipment and aftermarket services announced the launch of its exclusively designed and developed GE9X engine shipping stand.
February 24, 2020
Flying Colours Corp. ramping up preparations to triple Singapore capacity
Flying Colours Corp. PTE is ramping up expansion preparations to align with the growth of the Bombardier Business Aircraft Service Centre at Seletar Airport, which is quadrupling in size.
February 24, 2020
MTU Maintenance opens office in aerospace hub Dubai
MTU Maintenance, global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, announces at the MRO Middle East today that it has opened an office in close vicinity of Dubai International Airport (DXB).
February 21, 2020
AMAC Aerospace awarded with new maintenance checks
AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce to have been awarded with several new maintenance projects in Basel, Switzerland, and a successful re-delivery of a Boeing BBJ 737 on time.
February 20, 2020
GE Aviation launches HPT durability upgrade program for CF34-8 Engines
BeauTech and Sky Regional Airlines are the launch customers for GE Aviation's new CF34-8 HPT durability upgrade program for its CF34-8 engines to improve fleet stability, time on wing and engine's cost of ownership.
February 19, 2020
FL Technics expands its line maintenance network to more than 50 line stations
FL Technics, a global provider of aircraft maintenance, repairand overhaul (MRO) services, has begun 2020 by strengthening its position in Europe with the acquisition of Italian company Flash Line Maintenance S.r.l.
February 17, 2020
Trenchard Aviation Group secures FAA Certification for its Dubai MRO facility
Trenchard Aviation Group, a leading partner in aircraft cabin component design, manufacture, repair and on-wing maintenance, is pleased to announce that its MRO facility in Dubai, Aero Technics FZCO, hasbeen confirmed as an approved Repair Station by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
February 12, 2020
First refurbishment project for an airliner at AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland
AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce a refurbished and reconfigured Airbus Airliner A319 for the first time. The technicians of AMAC Aerospace will also execute the first KA-Band installation on an Airbus A321.
February 12, 2020
Bell and Pratt & Whitney make signing up for maintenance programs easier
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., today announced that Bell 212, 412, 427 and 429 helicopter customers now benefit from a single point of contact to learn about and enroll in aircraft and engine maintenance...
January 28, 2020
Rolls-Royce and Asia Pacific Aerospace select H&P General Aviation Services for maintenance work in China
Asia Pacific Aerospace, a Rolls-Royce FIRST network Authorized Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Center, has signed an agreement with H&P General Aviation Services Co., Ltd for helicopter engine support in China.
January 9, 2020
Dassault announces 2020 Falcon regional M&O seminars schedule
Dassault's 2020 Falcon Maintenance & Operations (M&O) seminars will kick off April 1 in Paris and tour eight cities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Dassault welcomed more than 1,800 attendees to the 2019 M&O seminar series, a sign of its informational value.
January 9, 2020
Busy winter season for AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland
AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce a successful re-delivery of a Boeing B737 on time. In addition, the headquarters of AMAC Aerospace in Basel has also been awarded with several new maintenance projects.
January 6, 2020
Textron Aviation adds three company-owned service centers in APAC with Premiair Aviation acquisition
Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, is strengthening its Asia Pacific (APAC) service offerings with the Textron Inc. acquisition of Premiair Aviation Maintenance Pty Ltd, an Australian Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service provider.
December 6, 2019
Aerostar celebrates 15 years of commercial aircraft MRO
Aerostar S.A. - the leading Romanian aerospace company – started on its long journey into the new venture of commercial aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul.
December 5, 2019
Pratt & Whitney invests $30 million in West Virginia facility for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of PW800 engines
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., today announced a $30 million US investment in its engine services facility in Bridgeport, West Virginia for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of PW800 engines.
December 4, 2019
MTU Maintenance celebrates 40th anniversary
MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, celebrates its 40th anniversary and 20,000th shop visit in Hannover, Germany, today.
December 3, 2019
Several new maintenance contracts awarded to AMAC Aerospace
AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce to have been awarded with several new maintenance projects in Basel, Switzerland. On a privately-owned Airbus A319 and a Boeing B737, an ADSB-Out and a FANS System will be installed.
November 25, 2019
MTU Maintenance signs exclusive CFM56-7B contract with Malaysia Airlines Berhad
MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, and Malaysia Airlines Berhad signed an exclusive 10-year contract for the airline's over 100 CFM56-7B engines today.
November 11, 2019
GE Aviation signs 12-year Systems TrueChoice services and support contract with China Southern Airlines for B787 fleet
GE Aviation announced a 12-year TrueChoice™ services agreement with China Southern Airlines for systems support across their Boeing 787 fleet.
November 8, 2019
Pratt & Whitney secures EngineWise® service agreement with Vietnam Airlines
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., today announced that Vietnam Airlines signed a 12-year EngineWise Comprehensive service agreement for Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine maintenance for the airline's fleet of 20 Airbus...
November 8, 2019
Pratt & Whitney signs EngineWise® Comprehensive services agreement with China Southern
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., today announced that China Southern Airlines signed a 12-year EngineWise® Comprehensive services agreement.
October 30, 2019
Aero MRO India A&D 2019 draws participation from MRO leaders
MRO Association of India announces its annual two-day bespoke conference & exhibition, Aero India MRO Aerospace & Defence 2018 to be held on December 4 & 5, 2019 at Hotel Pride Plaza, Aerocity, New Delhi.
October 29, 2019
AMAC Aerospace demonstrates flexibility to fulfil unscheduled requests
AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce to have been awarded with several new maintenance projects. On a privately-owned Boeing BBJ 737, an 'ADS-B Out' and 'CPDLC'-FANS-System will be installed.
October 23, 2019
Serbian government and MTU Aero Engines to cooperate in the training of skilled labor
MTU Aero Engines AG and the government of the Republic of Serbia inked a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) establishing their close cooperation in the field of training of skilled labor.
October 16, 2019
Pratt & Whitney expands its global service network in Central America with new designated maintenance facility for PT6 customers
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., has appointed Mapiex Aviation S.A. in Panama City as a designated maintenance facility to maintain...
October 15, 2019
MTU Aero Engines opens new high-tech test center for engine parts in Munich
High-tech at its best: MTU Aero Engines has built a new test center for engine parts on its Munich premises, investing an amount of more than 25 million euros in a new building and the most advanced test equipment.
October 15, 2019
Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine MRO and repair network has global reach
The global network of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities servicing Pratt & Whitney's GTF engines continues to grow and provide world-class service to Pratt & Whitney's GTF customers.
October 14, 2019
Barfield enters into agreement to support GSTE products in Europe
AFI KLM E&M American Subsidiary signs into exclusive agreement with Falgayras to calibrate and repair Barfield Units in Europe.
October 14, 2019
AMAC Aerospace welcomes new customers in Basel
AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce to have completed several maintenance projects and to have signed new maintenance contracts. In September, several Boeing BBJ 737 were undergoing A, B and C-Checks.
October 14, 2019
FL Technics becomes an exclusive representative for Langa Industrial
FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, a part of Avia Solutions Group, has signed an exclusive representation agreement with the Spanish ground support equipment manufacturer Langa Industrial.
October 10, 2019
KLM UK Engineering & Aurigny Air Services sign Contract for Airframe Maintenance
AFI KLM E&M subsidiary announce the signing of airframe maintenance contract with Aurigny Air Services Ltd on Embraer 195.
September 10, 2019
MTU Maintenance Zhuhai to maintain, repair and overhaul LEAP engines
MTU Maintenance Zhuhai announces that it now has the capability to maintain CFM International LEAP engines. The General Support License Agreement (GSLA) signed between China Southern, MTU Maintenance Zhuhai's 50/50 joint venture...