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September 20, 2021
Embraer Inks Services Agreement With Australia-based Alliance Airlines
Embraer has signed a multi-year services agreement with Alliance Airlines, which will provide materials support for the carrier's fleet of E190s.
September 16, 2021
India's DGCA Certifies ExecuJet MRO Services Middle East to Maintain Dassault Falcon Business Jets
India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has certified ExecuJet MRO Services in Dubai to carry out line and heavy maintenance on various types of Indian-registered Dassault Falcon business jets.
September 14, 2021
Flying Colours Corp. installs Collins Venue™ CMS, Alto Aviation switch blend as part of 240-month Global Express heavy inspection
Flying Colours Corp., the North American maintenance, repair, overhaul, and completions business has completed another 240-month heavy inspection for a Bombardier Global aircraft.
September 2, 2021
FL Technics Engineering department was certified under EN 9110:2018 standard: Requirements for Aviation Maintenance Organization
Despite turbulent times in the aviation industry, management standards and the quality of service must be maintained to ensure the smooth continuity of business worldwide.
August 26, 2021
Storm Aviation acquires Chevron Technical Services, entering Scotland and gaining access toa 6th base maintenance location
Storm Aviation Limited (SAL), a leading global provider of line and base maintenance and aviation training services, has acquired Manchester-based Chevron Technical Services Ltd (CTS), and its Prestwick-based subsidiary Chevron Aircraft...
August 20, 2021
Flying Colours Corp. joins leading international association IADA
Flying Colours Corp., the international maintenance, repair and overhaul business has become a verified Products and Services member of IADA, the International Aircraft Dealers Association.
August 5, 2021
Embraer Signs Major Services and Support Agreement with Porter Airlines
After unveiling plans for a major expansion in North America with a firm order for 30 E195-E2 jets, with purchase rights for a further 50 aircraft, Porter Airlines has signed a major aftermarket support package contract with Embraer.
August 5, 2021
ST Engineering Secures Engine MRO Contracts from Airline Customers
ST Engineering today announced that the Group has secured two CFM56-7B engine Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) contracts. The first is an exclusive five-year contract from Alaska Airlines.
August 4, 2021
MTU Maintenance Canada completes move to new facility at Boundary Bay
MTU Maintenance Canada has completed its move from Richmond, near Vancouver Airport, to Boundary Bay, Delta, British Columbia.
August 3, 2021
Netherlands F135 Engine Heavy Maintenance Facility Achieves Initial Depot Capability
StandardAero announced today that it has successfully achieved all Initial Depot Capability (IDC) requirements for the repair and overhaul of the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine, which powers all three variants of the 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft.
July 27, 2021
Pratt & Whitney Canada Introduces P&WCSMART Subscription Service, Providing PT6A Engine Maintenance and Services with Simple Annual Fee
Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today that it has expanded its portfolio of P&WCSMART Solutions - made popular with its "flat-rate" and "capped-cost" programs for major maintenance events - to include a new category of service-based solutions.
July 26, 2021
Wright International and Flair Airlines announce maintenance partnership
Wright International, a subsidiary of FL Technics, and Flair Airlines announce the start of a partnership, covering line maintenance services for the fleet of 13 Boeing B737 MAX 8 aircraft at Toronto Pearson Airport and the Region of Waterloo International Airport.
July 20, 2021
MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg inducts first CFM56-7B
MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg has received German aviation authority (LBA) approval for the CFM56-7B and inducted the first engine of this type on July 20, 2021.
July 20, 2021
Australia F135 Engine Heavy Maintenance Facility Achieves Initial Depot Capability for Fan & Power Modules
TAE Aerospace announced today it has successfully achieved Initial Depot Capability (IDC) requirements for the repair of the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine fan and power modules, which power all three variants of the 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft.
July 20, 2021
Tamarack Adds ACI Jet to Global Network of Authorized Service Centers
Tamarack Aerospace Group, Inc. announced today the addition of ACI Jet of San Louis Obispo, California to its network of Tamarack Authorized Service Center Partners.
July 20, 2021
AviaAM Leasing adds first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) to its fleet
AviaAM Leasing, a global aviation holding company engaged in tailored aircraft leasing and trading services, has welcomed its first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter to the fleet.
July 15, 2021
MTU Maintenance and Sunclass Airlines sign exclusive CFM56-5B contract
MTU Maintenance, global market leader in customized solutions for aero engines, and new customer Sunclass Airlines have signed an exclusive five-year contract for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of their CFM56-5B engines.
July 14, 2021
Pratt & Whitney's West Palm Beach Engine Center is Now a Fully Capable GTF MRO Shop
Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies Corp. has completed the transformation of its West Palm Beach Engine Center into a fully-capable GTF MRO shop.
July 13, 2021
MTU Maintenance to perform MRO services on Honeywell LEAP accessories and line replaceable units
MTU Maintenance, global market leader in customized solutions for aero engines, has signed a ten-year license agreement with Honeywell for the maintenance and repair of accessories and line replaceable units (LRUs) for Honeywell's LEAP parts.
July 7, 2021
MTU Maintenance Hannover celebrates 9,000th shop visit with Saudi Aramco
MTU Maintenance, global market leader in customized solutions for aero engines and valued customer Saudi Aramco celebrates the delivery of the facility's 9,000th engine, a CFM56-7B from the Saudi Aramco fleet.
July 5, 2021
MTU expands its MRO network with new site in Serbia
MTU Aero Engines AG started construction work on its new repair facility for MTU Maintenance Serbia today. The commencement took place in the presence of Aleksandar Vucic, President of Serbia, and Thomas Jarzombek, Aerospace Coordinator of the German government.
July 1, 2021
ST Engineering and City of Pensacola Break Ground for New Aircraft Maintenance Hangar
ST Engineering today celebrated the groundbreaking for a new aircraft maintenance hangar at the Pensacola International Airport. Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation Kevin Thibault, Florida Secretary...
June 30, 2021
MTU Maintenance launches ON-SITEPlus product branding
MTU Maintenance, global market leader in customized aero engine solutions, launches ON-SITEPlus, alarger group of on-site, near-wing and quick-turn services.
June 28, 2021
StandardAero Selected by Embraer to Support E-Jet E1 APUs Enrolled in Pool Program
StandardAero has been selected by Embraer to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for Pratt & Whitney Canada APS 2300 auxiliary power units (APUs) enrolled in the aircraft manufacturer's Pool Program.
June 24, 2021
China Airlines and AFI KLM E&M sign major GE90 engine support contract
AFI KLM E&M and China Airlines have signed a formal agreement to support the GE90 engines powering the airline's fleet of Boeing 777F aircraft. It binds the two parties exclusively over the long term with (PBH) "Power By the Hour" support solutions.
June 18, 2021
Beacon, From EmbraerX, Continues its Expansion with an Agreement with MRT
Beacon, a maintenance platform from EmbraerX, announced that it has signed an agreement with The Mobile Repair Team (MRT), an executive and commercial structural repair team with bases in Europe and North America.
June 7 2021
MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg celebrates 30th Anniversary
MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a small, socially-distanced celebration with MTU management, local politicians, including Brandenburg's Minister President DietmarWoidke,and works council representatives, as well as employees who have been with MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg since it was founded in 1991.
May 25, 2021
Northrop Grumman Receives FAA Diamond Award
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Middle River Special Mission Aircraft (SMA) Part 145 repair station has been recognized with an Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Diamond Award of Excellence for the company's commitment to maintenance training and safety.
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.