Category: MRO

Pratt & Whitney Signs an Agreement with Satair Group

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Satair Group, a leading provider of aftermarket services and solutions for the civil aerospace industry, for the exclusive distribution of PW4000 100-inch engine thrust reverser spare parts. Under the agreement, Satair Group will distribute the spare […]

Lufthansa Technik Introduces the Next Level of Predictive Maintenance

Lufthansa Technik AG announced the launch of Condition Analytics. The new and highly intelligent platform allows airlines to predict precisely when components should be replaced and recommends measures to be taken to avoid failures before they actually happen. Among other advantages, operators benefit from reduced fuel consumption, optimized use of expendable parts and enhanced safety. […]

KLM UK Engineering Signs a Contract with Coredon Dutch Airlines

KLM UK Engineering is delighted to announce that they have been awarded Two Heavy Maintenance Checks for Corendon Dutch Airlines on their Boeing 737-800’s commencing in December 2016.   KLM UK Engineering is excited to announce that Corendon Dutch Airlines has signed a contract for two heavy maintenance checks during 2016 & 2017 on their […]

Lufthansa Technik to Provide Paperless Maintenance

From now on Lufthansa Technik documents the resolution of defects on aircraft from Lufthansa Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo in electronic form. The electronic job sheet (eJobcard) has already been introduced at all German line maintenance stations, and the Ground Log Book (GLB), a paper-based document, has been replaced with the electronic Ground Log (eGL). In […]

The U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems a Contract Worth US$52m

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract worth as much as US$52m to provide essential maintenance and testing support for various air traffic control and landing systems. These systems provide Navy pilots with electronic guidance to help them land safely on the ground and at sea, in all weather conditions. Under the […]

Ryanair Expands Aircraft Maintenance Base in Kaunas, Lithuania

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair is expanding its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) base in Kaunas, Lithuania. Ryanair is planning to invest around €250,000 into expanding the facilities of its maintenance unit, Kaunas Aircraft Maintenance Services (KAMS), which is located at Kaunas International Airport. According to KAMS’s accountable manager, Karolis Čepukas, a range of new […]

ATEC to Demonstrate New Capability for Future Vertical Lift Helicopters

The U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a contract to the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) – a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney – for the development and demonstration of advanced engine capabilities that could be applicable to a new fleet of future vertical lift combat helicopters. The contract, part of […]

The Changing Face of Predictive and Preventive Aircraft Engine Maintenance

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s engines cover the spectrum, from the hugely popular PT6A turboprop and turboshafts for helicopters to larger turboprops for regional airliners and turbofans for business jets. The worldwide fleet of engines has achieved 700 million flight hours and clocks over 30 million more annually. The company has also taken on the parent […]

AAR Adds Small Planet Airlines as a PBH Customer

Aftermarket specialist AAR has signed a contract to provide European leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines with power-by-the-hour (PBH) component inventory management and repair services on its fleet of 17 A320 and A321 aircraft. AAR said the new long-term contract further extends its PBH programme and integrated supply chain services across Europe. It will manage the […]

Japan Airlines Extends Expendables Contract With Boeing For 10 Years

Japan Airlines extended its parts inventory agreement with Boeing for another 10 years—through 2026. The GoldCare Expendables contract covers 125,000 parts across four aircraft types: the Boeing 737NG, 787, 777 and 767. Neither company disclosed the contract’s value. GoldCare Expendables previously was called Integrated Material Management. “Boeing is pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with […]