MRO News Briefs, Aug. 7-13, 2022

Aug 12, 2022
MAAS Aviation Welcomes New CFO MAAS Aviation has appointed Malachy McEnroe as chief finance officer. McEnroe, who has been working in finance…
MRO

Fast 5: Safran's Plans For Hyderabad LEAP Engine MRO Facility

Swaati Ketkar Aug 12, 2022
The CEO of Safran Aircraft Engines on the company's decision to set up a base in Hyderabad, India.
Services & Support

Podcast: How Caerdav Moved Forward

By James Pozzi Aug 11, 2022
With new funding secured and new maintenance contracts in place, UK-based MRO Caerdav is looking forward. In this podcast, James Pozzi details how its chairman and owner, Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson and company CEO Joachim Jones are planning for the next steps of its future.
MRO
AMETEK SINGAPORE

AMETEK SINGAPORE was named local representative for AMETEK Sensors & Fluid Management Systems (SFMS) to support Asia-Pacific operators.

michael.johnso… Thu, 08/11/2022 - 15:55
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Air New Zealand Details 777 Reactivation Process

By Alex Derber Aug 11, 2022
The widebody aircraft were reactivated by the airline which cited a quicker than expected return in demand.
Aircraft & Propulsion

From The Archives: Supply Chain Hot Spots

Aug 11, 2022
MRO supply chains are morphing, according to columnist and vice president in ICF SH&E, Kevin Michaels. In the February 24, 2014 issue, he wrote that…
MRO
LUFTHANSA TECHNIK

LUFTHANSA TECHNIK has resumed its apprentice training program with 209 students.

michael.johnso… Wed, 08/10/2022 - 15:57
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FLYDOCS

FLYDOCS renewed its deal with Virgin Atlantic to provide digital records management and technical services for 37 A330s, A350s and 787s.

michael.johnso… Wed, 08/10/2022 - 15:56
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AVIATOR AIRPORT ALLIANCE

AVIATOR AIRPORT ALLIANCE has Wizz Air contract to provide ground handling and de-icing services at Malmö and Göteborg Landvetter airports.

michael.johnso… Wed, 08/10/2022 - 15:56
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TURKISH TECHNIC

TURKISH TECHNIC was licensed by Honeywell for Air Data Inertial Reference Unit (ADIRU) component repairs for 737s/787s.

michael.johnso… Wed, 08/10/2022 - 15:55
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C&L AVIATION SERVICES

C&L AVIATION SERVICES has EASA/UK STC to upgrade ERJ 135/145 with UNIVERSAL UNS-1LW WAAS-enabled FMS.

michael.johnso… Wed, 08/10/2022 - 15:54
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LHT Renews Training Efforts Amidst Return To MRO Growth

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Aug 10, 2022
Lufthansa Technik is ramping up training programs to pre-pandemic numbers and deploying new recruiting methods to meet growing workforce demand.
Workforce & Training

Sumitomo Corporation Acquires Spare Parts Specialist

By James Pozzi Aug 10, 2022
The Japanese investment company will have a 51% share of the Werner Aero.
Services & Support

WHO'SNEWS: AFRA

Aug 10, 2022
Maylin Selgado, of GA Telesis, and Lee McConnellogue, of ecube, joined the Board of Directors of AFRA.
MRO

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERS

Aug 10, 2022
AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERS has order from Bulgaria's CargoAir for a fourth 737-800 freighter conversion; aircraft (30883) will be modified in Miami by…
MRO

ASL AVIATION HOLDINGS

Aug 10, 2022
ASL AVIATION HOLDINGS acquired remaining 50% of Belgium's X-AIR SERVICES from Sabena technics to secure expertise to perform in-house maintenance on…
MRO

ASL Buys Out Sabena’s Share Of X-air Services JV

By James Pozzi Aug 09, 2022
The Belgium-based maintenance provider had previously been owned on a 50-50 joint venture basis between the two parties.
Services & Support

MRO Supply Chain, Cost Impacts Result From Russian Ukraine Invasion

By James Pozzi Aug 09, 2022
Aviation Week’s BEER 2022 highlights the opportunities and challenges for the Central and Eastern Europe commercial aftermarket.
Supply Chain

Lavatory OEMs Incorporating Innovative Engineering And Design

By Paul Seidenman Aug 08, 2022
Manufacturers of aircraft lavatories are adapting designs for improved hygiene, accessibility and sustainability.
Interiors & Connectivity

Regulators Issue Safety Warnings Tied To Commercial Pressure

By Sean Broderick Aug 08, 2022
Notices from Indian and UK regulators warn that operators are facing risks from commercial pressure’s effect on mechanics and others.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Industry Balks At The FAA’s 5G Risk-Mitigation Plan

By Sean Broderick Aug 08, 2022
The FAA’s decision to push radio altimeter upgrades as wireless companies roll out new 5G networks has airlines on edge.
Connectivity

Opinion: Aviation Must Align On Parts Traceability Vision

Chris Markou Aug 08, 2022
To address challenges associated with parts traceability, aviation must embrace new technologies and commonsense standards.
Supply Chain

Embraer’s 175 Gets Confidence Boost As Future Looks Steady

By Paul Seidenman Aug 08, 2022
Facing no new rival, the future of Embraer’s scope-clause-compliant E175 is expected to remain steady.
Aircraft & Propulsion

MROs Tap Technologies To Boost Workforce Productivity

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Aug 08, 2022
Aftermarket providers are using technologies such as asset-tracking systems and robotics to make technicians’ work easier and more efficient.
Emerging Technologies

Rolls-Royce Expects Second-Half Shop Visit Surge

By Sean Broderick Aug 05, 2022
Rolls-Royce remains confident that a steady uptick in flying hours across its civil-engine portfolio will translate into year-over-year growth in total shop visits, the company said. 
Aircraft & Propulsion