#MROA Day 1 News Digest


MRO Asia Day 1 is in the books, and AvWeek's team of editors, bloggers and tweeters is on the job in Singapore. 

Keep an eye on your AvWeek pubs of choice--digital and print--for updates and in-depth analysis of the show

Follow along on Twitter using hashtag #MROA, or click here to see an auto-feed of all the #MROA-tagged tweets, right in your browser.

Meanwhile, here's a (stateside) compilation of news bits released during and around the show's opening that may be of interest to the MRO world. We'll plan on one of these each day there's news, and each one will be updated throughout the day as more bits come in:

Hongkong Jet reported Tuesday that it has added a fourth Airbus Corporate Jet to its fleet. The ACJ is the 12th aircraft the company has added in the last year... 

Ameco Beijing reports that it completed the first Airbus A321 cabin modification for Air China earlier this month. The work focuses on first-class cabin upgrades. Ameco Beijing has 15 more Air China A321s in the pipeline for similar mods, with work on the next one starting in December...

Cloud-based document management software specialist AirVault formed a "non-exclusive alliance" with Hong Kong-based Lifewood Technology Ltd. to offer maintenance records capturing--paper to digital--and management to the Asia-Pacific region...

Boeing and Guggenheim Aviation Partners have signed an agreement for Boeing to convert three 767-300ER passenger airplanes to freighters. The Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF) will be delivered to Guggenheim Aviation Partners in 2013. Boeing says it will manage and engineer the project, while the conversion work will take place at ST Aerospace's subsidiary, ST Aviation Services Company (SASCO) in Paya Lebar, Singapore.

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