Category: Manufacturers & MRO

MTU Maintenance Canada Looks Back at Successful Accessory Repair Ramp-up

Reading Time: 2 minutes Three years after the opening of the Accessory Repair Center (A.R.C.), MTU Maintenance Canada, is satisfied with the development of its business for accessory repair and  (LRU) management. The company, an affiliate of one of the world’s leading engine maintenance providers, has managed to increase revenues by 48 percent to 40 million ULine Replaceable UnitS […]

Magnetic MRO To Launch Painting Hangar in Estonia

Reading Time: 1 minute Magnetic MRO will launch a new dedicated painting hangar at the Tallinn Airport in Estonia. This second painting hangar is scheduled for operation in 2017. The new hangar will be built in cooperation with the Tallinn Airport and is a response to the growing demand for painting services from Magnetic MRO customers. Magnetic MRO has […]

Component Support for Boeing 777-300ER from SWISS

Reading Time: 1 minute Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has contracted Lufthansa Technik to provide component support for its future Boeing 777 long-haul fleet. The corresponding Total Component Support TCS® contract will run for a period of ten years and includes nine aircraft. Wolfgang Weynell, Senior Vice President Corporate Sales & Marketing at Lufthansa Technik, remarked on the first […]

Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing Partnership to Supply Aviation Biofuel

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing are partnering to move toward a significant environmental goal: powering all flights by all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with sustainable aviation biofuel. Sea-Tac is the first U.S. airport to lay out a long-term roadmap to incorporate aviation biofuel into its infrastructure in a cost-effective, efficient manner. […]

HondaJet Is A Game-Changer For The Business Aviation Market

Reading Time: 5 minutes Even as the new HondaJet HA-420 was going through its paces for certification, the industry knew it would be a game changer. “It is the high performance sports car in the sky,” said AirInsight Partner Ernest Arvai, after the aircraft was granted Part 23 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) last week. In addition […]

Bombardier Welcomes Arab Wings and Iraq Gate to the Family of CRJ Series

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today welcomed Amman, Jordan-based Arab Wings, and its joint venture partner Iraq Gate of Arasat, Baghdad, to the family of CRJ Series aircraft owners and operators. Iraq Gate commenced service in March 2015 with its first CRJ200 aircraft, adding two more in recent months. Iraq Gate will initially operate the aircraft, which […]

Virgin Australia Signs With Delta TechOps for CFM56 Maintenance

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta TechOps maintenance division—will perform maintenance, repair and overhaul services for Virgin Australia’s fleet of CFM56-7B engines through a 13-year exclusive agreement. The new 13-year engine maintenance contract provides the opportunity for both carriers to collaborate on aircraft engineering, reliability and other maintenance-related activities. “Delta TechOps provides a unique value proposition as the maintenance arm […]

Is the Aerion Supersonic Business Jet Finally Set to Become a Reality?

Reading Time: 1 minute Private flight provider Flexjet has placed an order for 20 Aerion AS2’s, boosting prospects for the long-awaited supersonic business jet to enter service. Aerion tells why this is the right time for a supersonic business jet, and how the timesavings of the AS2 could save an average passenger weeks per year.

Boeing Debuts First 737 MAX 8

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thousands of Boeing (NYSE: BA) employees in Renton, Wash., celebrated the completion of final assembly of the first 737 MAX 8. New single-aisle airplane rolls out of paint in striking livery. Program prepares for flight test to begin in early 2016. “Today marks another in a long series of milestones that our team has achieved […]

FL Technics Signs CAMO Support Agreement with Somon Air

Reading Time: 2 minutes FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is delighted to announce the signing of a 4-year long CAMO support agreement with Somon Air, the first private airline in Tajikistan. FL Technics will also provide the carrier with Engine Condition Monitoring services. Under the long-term agreement, FL Technics experts will […]