AJW Partnership Targets Asset Acquisitions

By James Pozzi Jun 22, 2021
The joint venture between AJW and U.S.-based Arena Investors was announced on June 14.

Shaving Fuel Burn And CO2 Emissions With Smarter Nacelles

By Henry Canaday Jun 22, 2021
MRAS increasingly collaborates with engine OEMs to develop integrated propulsion systems with lower weight, less fuel burn, better aerodynamics and less noise.

HAECO Expands 777 MRO Services With China Airlines

By Chen Chuanren Jun 22, 2021
The contract will run through 2029 and covers multiple areas.
Russian MRO to Launch CFM56 Heavy Maintenance
S7 Technics will build a new facility at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) that will be the first in Russia to overhaul CFM International CFM56-5B/7B engines, installed on the Airbus A320ceo and Boeing 737NG.
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CSAT Completes First Airbus A320neo Family Base Maintenance
The Czech MRO has added new generation narrowbody approvals this year.
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Willis Keeps Current Technology In The Mix

By Alex Derber Jun 21, 2021
Willis is maintaining a strong position on their current generation powerplants despite talking up a transition to new technology.

Turkish Technics Adds 9,000 Parts to Inventory Contract

By Lee Ann Shay Jun 21, 2021
Turkish Technic adds a significant number of parts to a contract with Boeing.
Aircraft & Propulsion

MRO News Briefs, June 13-19, 2021

Jun 18, 2021
Avianor and LATAM Complete B767 Cargo Mods Avianor and LATAM Cargo have completed and certified temporary cargo modifications on three Boeing 767s…

Southeast Asian Aftermarket Confronts Altered Landscape

By Alex Derber Jun 18, 2021
Despite tentative signs of recovery in many parts of the world, most Southeast Asian airlines remain mired in crisis. Government support has been…

Fast 5: Sanad Set To Achieve First in Engine MRO

By Lee Ann Shay Jun 17, 2021
Mansoor Janahi, deputy CEO of The Sanad Group, discusses its MRO strategy, milestones and how the company is transforming.

Largest U.S. Aviation Maintenance School to Open in Chicago

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 16, 2021
The newest branch of the Aviation Institute of Maintenance will be 30% larger than its flagship campus in Norfolk, Virginia.
Workforce & Training

Driving Change in Aviation Workforce Diversity

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 16, 2021
Chicago-based nonprofit AeroStar Avion Institute is working to make aviation careers more accessible for diverse communities.
Workforce & Training

Lufthansa Technik Middle East’s CEO Talks About Growth Plans

By Lee Ann Shay Jun 16, 2021
LHT Middle East CEO Ziad Al Hazmi discusses changes to the MRO business with Aviation Week on the sidelines of MRO Middle East.

Global Systémes Asia acquires RUAG’s operations in Malaysia

By Chen Chuanren Jun 16, 2021
Global Systémes Asia Sdn Bhd (GSA) has announced that it has acquired RUAG International Malaysia’s operation, as part of a ‘strategic move’. The…

Joramco, VD Gulf Sign Agreement To Explore Cooperation

By Lee Ann Shay Jun 15, 2021
Objectives could include building hangars for additional lines of maintenance or painting, as well as aircraft conversions.
Workforce & Training

Independent MROs’ Outlook On The Near Future

By Lee Ann Shay Jun 15, 2021
Joramco, MAAS Aviation and Turkish Technik leaders share insights on how they see the aviation aftermarket changing.
Supply Chain

Boeing Services Business Eyes Steady Growth, Not Lofty Target

By Sean Broderick Jun 14, 2021
While growth remains a goal, Boeing Global Services will focus more on investing in products and services with high capital-return potential, according to Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun.
Aircraft & Propulsion

EirTrade Aviation Targets Americas Growth

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 14, 2021
The aviation technical asset services and trading company is pursuing growth in the Americas with a new facility in Dallas Forth Worth, Texas.

Podcast: Air Works Plans Recovery In India And Beyond

By James Pozzi Jun 14, 2021
Adversely effected by COVID-19, India’s ambitious MRO industry is planning a long-term recovery.

Electrification: A Shock To PW100 Maintenance?

By Alex Derber Jun 14, 2021
Last week’s commitment by leasing giant Avolon for up to 500 electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) marks the most serious…

Iberia To Bolster Heavy Maintenance In Barcelona

By James Pozzi Jun 11, 2021
Airline-affiliated MRO provider will focus on narrowbody aircraft types at the facility.

MRO News Briefs May 23-June 12, 2021

Jun 11, 2021
GA Telesis Signs Engine Disassembly Agreement GA Telesis has signed an agreement with ATSG subsidiary Cargo Aircraft Management (CAM) to provide…

Eastern European MROs Adjust Strategies, Anticipate Sluggish Recovery

By James Pozzi Jun 11, 2021
Eastern Europe’s MRO segment is expected to take longer to recover than neighboring regions, but its aftermarket players are fine tuning some of…

Gol Aerotech Faces Local Consolidation

By Alex Derber Jun 11, 2021
When Brazilian airline Gol launched third-party maintenance services via its Gol Aerotech arm in late 2019, it could have had no idea that its target…

When Will Commercial Aircraft Install And Benefit From 5G?

By Henry Canaday Jun 10, 2021
With 5G cellular networks now going into place, how soon might these support airline travel?
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