CAMO Providers Expand Aircraft, Regulatory Approvals

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1. Extending Capabilities

Company: Air Worthy

Product: Based in Italy, Air Worthy provides continuing airworthiness management organization (CAMO) services to airlines and lessors that mainly operate in Europe. It supports aircraft including the Airbus A320 family and A340 and A330 series; Boeing 737NG, 747-400 and 767 and 777 series; and Textron Mustang C510. It holds CAMO approval through the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Guernsey, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, and it is in the final stages of obtaining a new CAMO approval from the Italian Civil Aviation Authority. The new approval will extend its capabilities to cover all 737 aircraft. Air Worthy recently managed technical support throughout the cargo conversion process for two Boeing 767-300s operated by a European carrier.

2. Adding Approvals

Company: ALL4JETS

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Product: Poland-based ALL4JETS offers CAMO services to lessors, airlines, asset management companies, financial institutions, aircraft buyers and traders. Its CAMO services include midlease and end-of-lease inspections, redelivery assistance and consulting, asset management, airworthiness reviews, and aircraft teardown and part-out support. ALL4JETS holds CAMO approvals from EASA, the FAA, Guernsey, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, and it is working to obtain UK Civil Aviation Authority approval. Aircraft it supports include the Airbus A320 family; Boeing 737NG and MAX and 787; Embraer EMB and ERJ; and De Havilland Dash 8 Series. It will be adding the Airbus A330 and A340 to its portfolio, and it is looking to add more aircraft types, including the Airbus A220 and Embraer E2.

3. Irish Expansion

Company: Atlantic Aviation Group

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Product: Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) is a privately owned Irish company offering CAMO and other technical services for airlines, lessors and VIP aircraft. Its CAMO services include aircraft transition management, maintenance programs, engine preservation, aircraft registration and deregistration, airworthiness review certificate surveys, reports and recommendations. AAG holds approvals for the Airbus A320 family and the A330-200 and -300; Boeing 737, 757, 767 and 777; and ATR 42 and 72. This summer it relocated to a new facility at Ireland’s Shannon Airport and added new aircraft types to its approval scope, including the Airbus A320neo and A330ceo as well as the Boeing 737 MAX and 777.

4. Growing Customer Base

Company: FL Technics

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Product: FL Technics provides CAMO services ranging from maintenance and aircraft-on-ground support to ensuring airworthiness during storage and facilitating redelivery processes. Its primary locations are in Europe and the Middle East, and it recently established an office in Bangkok to grow its presence in the Asia-Pacific region. FL Technics is supporting 110 aircraft, the majority of which are A320-family aircraft. In 2020, it expanded its portfolio to include the A320neo. It also holds CAMO approvals for the Airbus A220 and A330; Boeing 737, 757, 767, 777 and 787; Embraer 145, 170 and 190; and Bombardier/MHIRJ CRJ200, -700, -900 and -1000. This year the company welcomed its first customer with an A220 fleet, and it is working to expand its portfolio to include the A350.

5. New Aircraft Capabilities

Company: Magnetic Group

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Product: Magnetic Group subsidiary Magnetic Engineering provides CAMO and technical services to airlines and lessors. Its CAMO services include supporting aircraft registration, asset evaluation, deliveries/redeliveries, dent and buckle assessment, pre-purchase inspections, technical documentation management and weight and balance calculation. Magnetic currently holds CAMO approvals from EASA, Bermuda and Guernsey for the Airbus A320 family and A330; Boeing 737, 747 and 777; Embraer ERJ 135/145 and 170/190; ATR 42 and 72; and Saab 340 and 2000. By the end of this year it expects to add the A220, A350 and several business jets—including the Bombardier Challenger 600 series and 850, Falcon 2000 and Hawker H25B family—to its CAMO capability list.

Lindsay Bjerregaard

Lindsay Bjerregaard is managing editor for Aviation Week’s MRO portfolio. Her coverage focuses on MRO technology, workforce, and product and service news for, Aviation Week Marketplace and Inside MRO.