Avia Prime Begins First European 767-300 Freighter Conversion

By Alan Dron Jan 27, 2023
Avia Prime Group has begun work on the first Boeing 767-300 freighter conversion to be undertaken in Europe.
Aircraft & Propulsion

L3Harris Eyes Retrofit Market For New Cockpit Voice And Flight Data Recorder

By Paul Seidenman Jan 26, 2023
L3Harris Technologies has received Transport Canada approval for installation of its new combined voice and flight data recorder on Boeing 737NG aircraft.
Interiors & Connectivity

Fast 5: AFRA, CAAC Collaborate To Drive New USM Opportunities

By Prachi Patel Jan 26, 2023
Jason Dickstein, president of Washington Aviation Group, gives insights into AFRA and CAAC's collaboration program.
Supply Chain

Sanad Partners With AvAir For Large-Scale Parts Exchange Pool

By James Pozzi Jan 25, 2023
U.S-UAE partnership will see AvAir stock overhauled and serviceable components provided by Sanad.
Supply Chain

Ametek Announces Landing Gear, Component Distribution Deals

By James Pozzi Jan 25, 2023
The contracts involve Europe-based airline group ASL Aviation Holdings and Kellstrom Aerospace.
Supply Chain

GE Aerospace Says It Can Meet Rising Commercial Demand

By Sean Broderick Jan 24, 2023
GE Aerospace is confident that it will meet sharply rising demand from both airframe manufacturers and the aftermarket in 2023, top executive Larry Culp said.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Keeping Tabs On Widebody Engine Costs

By Alex Derber Jan 24, 2023
The use of predictive analytics and data are becoming increasingly important for widebody operators looking to preempt future maintenance events.
Services & Support

Lufthansa Technik Builds Toward Digital Powerhouse

By Henry Canaday Jan 24, 2023
The MRO has incorporated two major maintenance software systems under its Aviatar portfolio and has integrated a Lufthansa IT business into its MRO operations.
Emerging Technologies

Data Tool: North America Engine Utilization Rates In 2022

By Prachi Patel Jan 24, 2023
A look at average engine utilization rates by hours in the North America region.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Ryanair Group Begins Its Boeing 737NG Fleet Winglet Retrofit

By Alan Dron Jan 23, 2023
Ryanair Group has begun the task of equipping its fleet of more than 400 Boeing 737-800s with sets of Split Scimitar winglets.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Russian Regulator Approves Aircraft Cannibalization Amid Sanctions

Aviation Week Network Staff Jan 20, 2023
Rosaviatsia now allows the installation of non-original spares on foreign-made commercial aircraft, without seeking approval from the type-certificate holders.
Maintenance & Training

Raytheon Buildout In Bengaluru Powers Up With Pratt Office

By Michael Bruno Jan 19, 2023
The Super Tier 1 and defense prime contractor is consolidating several activities in Bengaluru, India.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Supply Chain Issues Delay 5G-Related Upgrades, China Airlines Says

By Sean Broderick Jan 19, 2023
Supply-chain issues threaten to delay needed radio altimeter upgrades for aircraft operating in U.S. airspace. One non-U.S. carrier has reported problems.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Saab 340B Turboprops See Unlikely Resurgence

By Victoria Moores Jan 19, 2023
Conversion companies are seeing an uptick in demand for the type, which is seeing increased utilization despite being out of production since 1999.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Data Tool: MRO Demand & Shop Visit Projections in China

By Prachi Patel Jan 18, 2023
A look at China's commercial aftermarket and shop visit projections over the next 10 years.

AirAsia MRO Affiliate Opens Facility In Johor

By Chen Chuanren Jan 18, 2023
Asia Digital Engineering (ADE) has opened a new hangar in Johor Bahru and is offering its MRO services to third party clients beyond the LCC giant.

HAECO Xiamen Completes First A321 Freighter Conversion

By Chen Chuanren Jan 18, 2023
HAECO Xiamen has completed and redelivered its first Airbus A321-200PCF converted freighter through its program with U.S.-based 321 Precision Conversions.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Working Group Calls For Unified Repair Station Guidance

By Sean Broderick Jan 17, 2023
An industry working group has recommended that the FAA consolidate its disparate guidance for repair station certification and oversight into a single source.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Lufthansa Technik To Expand Shannon MRO Business

By James Pozzi Jan 17, 2023
German MRO is targeting further capacity, new capabilities and jobs in Shannon.
Services & Support

New MRO Workforce Program Seeks To Revamp Contract Labor

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jan 17, 2023
A new workforce pathway program from LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions aims to bring in—and keep—new MRO talent from various pipelines.
Workforce & Training

Economic Headwinds To Hit MRO Supply Chains

By Keith Mwanalushi Jan 16, 2023
Pessimism over global economic conditions could have a lingering effect on the commercial aftermarket despite expected demand increases in 2023.
Supply Chain

Ryanair Turns To Ultrasound For Wheel Checks

By Alex Derber Jan 13, 2023
Introduction of new technology follows two separate incidents.
Emerging Technologies

Delivery Struggles Could Boost New Spare-Parts Business

By Sean Broderick Jan 12, 2023
Struggles among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to meet delivery targets is providing near-term boosts for aftermarket providers.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Fast 5: Designing A 100+ Ton Freighter Conversion

By Henry Canaday Jan 12, 2023
Jim Gibbs, president of the Kansas Modification Center, talks about challenges and certification plans for the company’s Boeing 777 cargo conversion project.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Canadian MRO Begins Bankruptcy Proceedings

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jan 12, 2023
Springer Aerospace is undergoing a sale and investment solicitation process following pandemic-related financial problems.