Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

BAA Training Selects L3Harris Technologies to Manufacture New FTDs

Reading Time: 2 minutes L3Harris Technologies has been selected by BAA Training to supply eight new flight training devices (FTDs) to further support BAA Training’s expansion program. L3Harris will install the new FTDs at BAA Training’s locations across Europe and Asia from 2021. The agreement builds on the purchase of full flight simulators (FFS) announced in March 2020. The […]

Boeing 737 MAX Pilot Training: What’s New in FAAs Report?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday issued a draft report on revised training procedures for the Boeing 737 MAX. The industry agrees that this is the key milestone in the MAXs ungrounding. The appendix of the FAAs report specifies special training for Boeing 737 MAX flight crews and includes ground and flight training procedures […]

Boeing Trying To Sell Cancelled 737 MAXs to Delta

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines is among airlines Boeing Co has approached to buy dozens of 737 MAX jets built for clients that have since canceled their orders or postponed, according to Reuters.  As the 737 MAX steps closer to commercial flight after an 18-month grounding, Boeing is trying to find buyers for the so-called “white tails” […]

FAA Administrator Set To Pilot Boeing 737 Max Today

Reading Time: 2 minutes The head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is set to pilot the Boeing 737 Max Today in Seattle, according to ABC News.  “I’m not going to sign off on this airplane until I fly it myself,” FAA chief Steve Dickson has repeatedly said. Dickson, a former pilot and executive at Delta Air Lines, will […]

EASA completes its Boeing 737 MAX test flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has now completed its test flights of the Boeing 737 MAX. These took place in Vancouver, Canada due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. As the next step in its evaluation of the aircraft for return to service, EASA is now analysing the data and other information gathered during the […]

AirAsia Group announced about new subsidiary for MRO operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute AirAsia Group Berhad announced the formation of Asia Digital Engineering Sdn Bhd (ADE), a wholly-owned subsidiary.  Based at the airline group’s global headquarters RedQ in Sepang, the newly-formed subsidiary will be providing line maintenance, engineering support, component and warehouse services, digital and innovation services for the fleet of aircraft under AirAsia’s group of airlines and […]

Airbus Transfers Airbus A220 Material Management Services to Satair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus subsidiary Satair has taken the lead on global material support and services for A220 operators. Since July, Airbus Canada has officially transferred the overall A220 material management services offer to Satair, as part of the integration of the programme into Airbus. The transfer represents a key milestone for Airbus and a significant step in […]

Boeing 737 MAX Scores First Order this Year from Enter Air

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Enter Air have announced the Polish airline is expanding its commitment to the 737 family with a new order for two 737-8 planes plus options for two more jets. An all-Boeing operator and Poland’s biggest charter carrier, Enter Air began operations in 2010 with a single 737 aeroplane. Today, the airline’s fleet includes […]

Lufthansa Technik Becomes Launch Customer for A321LR ACJ

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) has won the first A321LR order for two aircraft from Lufthansa Technik. Lufthansa Technik has now placed a total order of five Airbus aircraft on behalf of the German Government: three ACJ350-900s and two A321LRs. The aircraft will be multi-role capable and can be equipped for various types of missions, such […]

Lufthansa Technik to Overhaul Norwegian’s Boeing 737 NG Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian, a European low-cost carrier and Lufthansa Technik have extended their cooperation for the overhaul of the carrier’s 90-aircraft Boeing 737 NG fleet by another five years.  The works will be done at Lufthansa Technik’s location in Budapest, Hungary, with the first contract events planned for September 2020. As one of a total of five […]