Kristin Majcher

Kristin Majcher
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Skymark Creditors Vote For Integral, ANA Plan 
Because there were competing plans offered, creditors had to vote to determine which would be used.
Alaska Adds Competition On PDX Routes 
Alaska already offers more flights from Portland than any other airline, but it will use SkyWest’s Embraer 175s to introduce new competition on flights to Kansas City and Minneapolis-St. Paul from Feb. 18.
Plowing U.S. Airline Profits Into Foreign Airline Shares  1
Some U.S. carriers are fiscally creative with profits, acquiring small stakes in some major airlines in potentially lucrative demographic areas.
Volaris Boosts International Growth In Q2 
Mexican ultra-LCC Volaris continues expanding flights outside its home country to connect passengers visiting their families and friends, boosting international capacity by about 35% in the second quarter.
China Eastern Partnership Strengthens Delta’s Shanghai Presence 
Delta’s $450 million investment in China Eastern Airlines could strengthen SkyTeam’s presence in China and position the alliance to better capture growing business-travel spending in that county.
Super Spares 

3. Super Spares

Distributor: A J Walter Aviation

Applications: A J Walter operates out of London, Dubai, Singapore and Miami with aircraft spares stock, and also has a presence in Central Europe and on the U.S. West Coast.

Innovative Inventory 

4. Innovative Inventory

Distributor: Aero Inventory

Applications: AeroInv.com offers new features such as single and multiple parts searches, and creation and printing of quotations. Its central distribution hub is at Singapore's Changi Airport.

Quantum Leap 

1. Quantum Leap

Distributor: Component Control

Applications: Quantum Control software offers modules for inventory management, purchase orders, requests and management, receiving, vendor quotes and more.

IFE System Manufacturers And Service Providers 

1. All the Rave

Manufacturer: IMS

Applications: IMS has 10 airline customers flying with the Rave IFE system.

Specifications: Each seatback display unit in the seat-centric IFE system contains its own content with on-demand audio and video. Air Niugini recently added Rave, with first installations to start early next year.

www.imsco-us.com

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Delta TechOps Pursues Parts Repair Technology 

The first-stage engine blade on one of Delta Air Lines' fleet of 152 CFM CFM56-7 engines may cost around $1,000, but the ramifications of unmitigated pitting and cracking can cost much more in unscheduled maintenance.

To prevent this corrosion pitting, fretting, stress corrosion cracking or foreign object damage from causing major problems in its fleet of 152 CFM56-7 engines, Delta TechOps partnered with Lambda Technologies of Cincinnati to develop a technology called low-plasticity burnishing (LPB).

Chasing Parts 

2. Chasing Parts

Distributor: Chase Aerospace

Applications: Chase Aerospace offers a specialized APU market on its website, offering many types of Honeywell, Hamilton Sundstrand and Pratt & Whitney APUs.

Specifications: APU types include Honeywell GTCP85/331/131/36, Hamilton Sundstrand APS2000/3200/5000/500 and Pratt & Whitney PW901A.

www.chaseaerospace.com

Aerostar To Double MRO Capacity
Aerostar will double its MRO capacity to enable it to expand widebody and regional aircraft work.
The Perfect Fit 

Today's airlines have identified a growing need for modular interiors that can easily conform to constantly changing seat configurations and layouts.

Ancra International has created a special type of patented quick-release seat fitting called the AncraLock that does not require tools to remove it. According to Robert Rossato, Ancra's director of sales and marketing, this feature typically drives down the time to remove and reinstall a three-seat assembly to under five minutes, compared to the typical time of 15-20 minutes.

GOL's Gains Third-Party Aircraft Paint Approval
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes' maintenance facility in Belo Horizonte has been authorization by Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency to paint all types of commercial aircraft registered in Brazil, and not just GOL’s Boeing 737 fleet, as previously permitted. (Photo credit: Air Team Images)
Aircelle U.S. Thrust Reverser Repair Deal Illustrates Growing Trend 
The expansion of Safran’s nacelle and thrust reverser repair services in the U.S. supports an emerging trend in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) market: the growing presence of original equipment manufacturers through key partnerships.
 

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