Tag: MRO

ST Engineering Completes Acquisition of MRA Systems

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Technologies Engineering refers to its earlier announcements made on September 13, 2018, March 29, 2019 and April 14, 2019, in relation to the proposed acquisition by its US subsidiary, Vision Technologies Aerospace Incorporated, of a 100% ownership in MRA Systems (MRAS). On April 18, 2019, the proposed acquisition was completed at a net consideration […]

IndiGo to Open New MRO Facility at Bengaluru Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., which operates India’s leading domestic carrier – IndiGo – and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) – operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) – have entered into a 20-year agreement to sub-lease land at the BLR Airport to build a state-of-the-art Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) facility. The 13,000-sq mts hangar, to […]

FL Technics Opens a New Warehouse in Asia

Reading Time: 1 minute FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair & overhaul services, has announced further expansion to Asia region by opening a new warehouse in Singapore. The operations started at the beginning of November 2018. “The decision to add a warehouse location in Asia enables the company to scale up with customers who are […]

G.Žiemelis: The Lack of Means to Service Engines Could Take a Toll on the Aviation Industry

Reading Time: 4 minutes “Timely maintenance, whether scheduled or unscheduled, is essential for the smooth operation of commercial airlines and ensures they can fly on a dependable schedule. The two components of maintenance are the aircraft itself and the engines. Not all MRO facilities are equipped to also perform engine maintenance as special facilities and certifications are required. Currently, […]

AFI KLM E&M Gains FAA Approval For LEAP Maintenance

Reading Time: 1 minute MRO gains Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to carry out all types of on-wing/on-site maintenance activities. AFI KLM E&M received approval from the Federal Aviation Authority on 28 May, clearing it to carry out on-wing/on site work on LEAP-type engines from today. The MRO Group has thus passed a new milestone in the industrialization and […]

Maintenance Demand Growing For Boeing 737 NG

Reading Time: 2 minutes By the end of this year there will be more than 5,000 of the world’s most popular aircraft, the Boeing 737-800, in service. Aviation Week Network’s Commercial Aviation Fleet & MRO Forecast also predicts that 737-800 num This is obviously great news for maintenance providers, which receive a steady stream of work from an aircraft […]

Rising Fuel Prices Could Trigger Retirement Jump

Reading Time: 1 minute Rising fuel prices may ground some older aircraft if airlines cut capacity, but most are putting off the decisions until after the peak summer season. “You won’t see a lot of change in the summer schedule as we move forward, but everybody’s looking at the fall schedule,” American Airlines CFO Derek Kerr said at a […]

LEAP Engine Recognized With Silver Edison Award

Reading Time: 1 minute The leading-edge technology of CFM International’s advanced LEAP engine was recognized with the Silver award in the Transportation & Logistics – Engine Enhancements category at the 2018 Edison Awards™. “We are extremely pleased with the caliber of the entries this year. Our judges had an incredibly tough job selecting the winners,” said Frank Bonafilia, executive […]

Delta’s Maintenance Prognostics Will Continue On Newest Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Delta Air Lines will adjust its extensive in-house maintenance prognostics capabilities to accomodate its newest-generation aircraft, which offer much more data and diagnostics than the aging models that helped drive the effort. Delta, an early adopter of predictive analytics, says the program has played a major role in helping the airline reduce service interruptions. In […]

Pentagon Looks To Replace F-35 Parts Makers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Pentagon is embarking on a comprehensive effort to examine the entire F-35 supply chain from top to bottom for opportunities to compete components and repair work, according to a top Department of Defense official. The move is aimed at incentivizing suppliers to reduce cost and increase efficiencies, as the F-35 enterprise faces severe parts […]