Jenny Rogers

Jenny Rogers
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Tactics To Combat Counterfeit Parts 

While companies have developed various high-tech labeling or testing methods to combat the growing problem of counterfeit military aircraft parts, a trade association leader recommends a more traditional approach adopted in civil aviation: Get a handle on your supply network.

Tactics To Combat Counterfeit Parts 
“Civil aviation has relied upon the sort of old-fashioned idea of controlling your supply network,” says Jason Dickstein, president of the Modification and Replacement Parts Association.
AirAsia Expands Airbus A320 MRO With ST Aerospace 

After a decade in business together, ST Aerospace and AirAsia have signed an $80 million 10-year agreement covering component repair management support for 75 of AirAsia’s Airbus A320 aircraft, effective immediately.

Before the new contract, ST Aerospace provided component repair support for 100 AirAsia A320 aircraft, an agreement signed in 2007, when AirAsia expanded its fleet. Following the new maintenance-by-the-hour contract, ST Aerospace will provide component repair management for a total of 175 of AirAsia’s A320s.

R-R’s Adds Nacelle OEMs To BA’s A380, 787 Support Contract 

Rolls-Royce (R-R) has expanded its TotalCare support package for British Airways (BA) with the addition of Aircelle and Goodrich Corp. to provide nacelle maintenance services for the Airbus A380s and Boeing 787s due to enter the carrier’s fleet.

R-R Expands British Airways A380, 787 Support 

Rolls-Royce (R-R) has expanded its TotalCare support package for British Airways (BA) with the addition of Aircelle and Goodrich Corp. to provide nacelle maintenance services for the Airbus A380s and Boeing 787s due to enter the carrier’s fleet.

Under the larger support package, Aircelle will provide maintenance service for the A380’s Trent 900 engines at its facilities, and Goodrich will do the same for the 787 Trent 1000 engines. Each is the respective nacelle original equipment manufacturer.

 
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