Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

Gulf Air Extends MRO Agreement With JorAMCo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gulf Air, has signed a three-year extension of its MRO agreement with JorAMCo under which the Jordanian company will provide Bahrain’s national carrier with heavy maintenance checks for its current fleet of 28 aircraft – A330s, A320-ERs, A320s and A321s. All maintenance will be performed in JorAMCo’s regional MRO facility at Queen Alia International Airport, […]

Iran Makes Order for Airbus A380 and A350

Reading Time: < 1 minute It didn’t take long after the sanctions against Iran were lifted: the country has made a provisional deal with Airbus to buy eight A-380 aircraft to be delivered from 2019, according to the deputy transport minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan quoted by Reuters this Sunday (24 January). The tentative deal, which the ministry hopes to complete […]

STG Aerospace Lighting System Wins A320 FAA and EASA Certification

Reading Time: < 1 minute STG Aerospace’s saf-Tglo photoluminescent system, SuperSeal UltraLite (SSUL), has received FAA and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for Airbus A320 family aircraft. Following certification, A320 operators are able to upgrade the SSUL emergency floor path marking system to the latest version. STG Aerospace said saf-Tglo, first launched in 1995, stores and simultaneously emits light […]

Boeing Maintenance Performance Toolbox Records Selected by Aeromexico

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing today announced that Aeromexico has signed an agreement to implement Boeing Maintenance Performance Toolbox Records to support maintenance operations for its Next-Generation 737, 767, 777, 787 and non-Boeing fleets. The announcement came during Aviation Week’s MRO Latin America 2016 conference and exhibition in Lima, Peru. Aeromexico is the sixth airline to sign up for […]

ATR Achieves 2 Billion Dollars Turnover in 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes ATR achieved a new record turnover in 2015, increasing to 2 billion dollars (2014: 1.8 billion). During the year, the aircraft manufacturer also set a new record in terms of aircraft deliveries, with a total of 88 aircraft (2014: 83), an increase of 72% over the 51 deliveries made in 2010. Firm orders for 76 […]

The First Airbus A320neo Delivery in the World to Lufthansa

Reading Time: 3 minutes On January 20, Lufthansa took possession of the first Airbus A320neo. Carsten Spohr, CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Airbus CEO Fabrice Brégier as well as Robert Leduc, the President of Pratt & Whitney and David Hess, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Aerospace for United Technologies made a special trip to Hamburg-Finkenwerder to celebrate […]

Solar-Powered Round-the-World Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Solar Impulse team has released its plans for 2016, including the continuation of the round-the-world flight of the all-solar-powered Si2. With new batteries installed, flight testing will begin in Hawaii toward the end of February, but the team does not plan to take off across the Pacific Ocean until April 20 at the earliest. […]

7 Brand New Private Jets Comming Soon

Reading Time: 6 minutes If you are about to looking at new private jets with the intention to buy, it may be worth waiting for one of the newest models coming on to the market in the next few years. Despite a tough market, aircraft manufacturers have invested in new private jets and have upgraded existing ones to give […]

Bombardier’s C Series Aircraft Program Starts Ramp-up to Full Production

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that its all-new C Series aircraft program has begun the ramp-up to full production. The final assembly facility is fully equipped and production is progressing according to plan with aircraft in various stages of the build sequence. Additionally, Bombardier also confirmed that the CS100 aircraft that is scheduled to be […]

50 Fokker Aircraft Transactions in 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fokker Technologies, a division of GKN Aerospace, announces that a total of 50 Fokker aircraft were sold to 10 existing Fokker operators and 3 new operators during 2015 by their respective aircraft owners. These comprise 5 Fokker 50s, 20 Fokker 70s and 25 Fokker 100s. ‘Low operating costs, comprehensive support and more flexible Rolls-Royce Tay […]