MRO http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7381/more en Add Another 'First' For CFM's Leap Engine Programme http://aviationweek.com/mro/add-another-first-cfms-leap-engine-programme <div class="field-byline"> Chris Kjelgaard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Already one of the most successful commercial jet-engine programmes ever, before it has even entered service, the CFM International LEAP programme incorporates several new materials and production technologies which represent important ‘firsts’ for the civil aero engine industry.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/add-another-first-cfms-leap-engine-programme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/add-another-first-cfms-leap-engine-programme#comments MRO MRO Top Stories Fri, 27 May 2016 15:39:00 +0000 1459131 at http://aviationweek.com Wow To Lease A320neos http://aviationweek.com/mro/wow-lease-a320neos <div class="field-byline"> juliettrew </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Air Lease Corporation has placed five A320-family aircraft with Icelandic carrier Wow Air.</p></div></div></div></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/wow-lease-a320neos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/wow-lease-a320neos#comments MRO Fri, 27 May 2016 11:31:00 +0000 1458981 at http://aviationweek.com Air New Zealand Trials Robotics For Maintenance http://aviationweek.com/mro/air-new-zealand-trials-robotics-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Air New Zealand will trial the use of wall climbing, camera mounted robots to carry out remote inspections on its aircraft.</p></div></div></div></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/air-new-zealand-trials-robotics-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/air-new-zealand-trials-robotics-maintenance#comments MRO Fri, 27 May 2016 11:30:00 +0000 1458991 at http://aviationweek.com Jet Hits Turnaround Goal A Year Early http://aviationweek.com/mro/jet-hits-turnaround-goal-year-early <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>India&rsquo;s Jet Airways has posted its first profit in eight years and turned a $342m loss in 2015 to a $185m net profit for 2016.</p></div></div></div></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/jet-hits-turnaround-goal-year-early" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/jet-hits-turnaround-goal-year-early#comments MRO Fri, 27 May 2016 11:27:00 +0000 1459001 at http://aviationweek.com Empire Fitting ATRs With Modern EFIS http://aviationweek.com/improving-fleet-performance/empire-fitting-atrs-modern-efis <div class="field-deck"> Empire Fitting ATRs With Modern EFIS </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Empire Airlines has initiated an extensive electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) modernization project for its ATR freighters. &nbsp;Under its EFIS Screen Replacement Program, the cargo carrier plans to install a current-generation display suite on its entire ATR fleet, consisting of 11 ATR 42-300 and -320s and seven ATR 72-212s.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/improving-fleet-performance/empire-fitting-atrs-modern-efis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/improving-fleet-performance/empire-fitting-atrs-modern-efis#comments Improving Fleet Performance MRO North America Fri, 27 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1459331 at http://aviationweek.com Empire Airlines StandardAero Preparing For First HTF7000 Heavy Maintenance http://aviationweek.com/improving-fleet-performance/standardaero-preparing-first-htf7000-heavy-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body"><p>StandardAero has initiated engine test cell modifications and technician training at its Augusta, Georgia facility in preparation for the first heavy maintenance visits of the Honeywell HTF7000.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/improving-fleet-performance/standardaero-preparing-first-htf7000-heavy-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/improving-fleet-performance/standardaero-preparing-first-htf7000-heavy-maintenance#comments Improving Fleet Performance MRO North America Fri, 27 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1459371 at http://aviationweek.com StandardAero Fast 5: Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Co. Ltd. (Gameco) http://aviationweek.com/mro/fast-5-guangzhou-aircraft-maintenance-engineering-co-ltd-gameco <div class="field-deck"> What you need to know in one minute </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The distilled interview: Gameco. Five questions. Answered by Norbert Marx, the MRO’s CEO and general managers. What you need to know in a minute.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/fast-5-guangzhou-aircraft-maintenance-engineering-co-ltd-gameco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/fast-5-guangzhou-aircraft-maintenance-engineering-co-ltd-gameco#comments AWIN_Commercial AWIN_MRO MRO MRO Asia Pacific AWIN Commercial Aviation Top Stories MRO Top Stories Thu, 26 May 2016 17:54:00 +0000 1458601 at http://aviationweek.com Norbert Marx (LinkedIn) Infographic: American Airlines' Fleet Changes, 2006-16 http://aviationweek.com/mro/infographic-american-airlines-fleet-changes-2006-16 <div class="field-byline"> Jen Deglmann </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines' fleet transformation the past decade was largely impacted by the announced merger with US Airways in 2013. According to Aviation Week's Fleet Discovery Database, over the past 10 years the airline has increased its fleet size by 40%.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/infographic-american-airlines-fleet-changes-2006-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/infographic-american-airlines-fleet-changes-2006-16#comments MRO airbus AMERICAN AIRLINES boeing embraer fleet fokker infograph Wed, 25 May 2016 21:06:00 +0000 1450541 at http://aviationweek.com Why Aerospace and Defense Maintenance Needs Mobile MRO http://aviationweek.com/why-aerospace-and-defense-maintenance-needs-mobile-mro <div class="node-body link-body"><p>What is the case for mobility solutions for the war fighter sustaining military assets? How can you select the right software when most enterprise software used to sustain A&amp;D assets seems to have been designed under the assumption that these activities occur in a controlled and predictable setting?</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/white-papers-why-aerospace-and-defense-needs-mobile-mro.gif?1464192632" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/why-aerospace-and-defense-maintenance-needs-mobile-mro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Maintenance and Support Software MRO Wed, 25 May 2016 16:09:00 +0000 47968 at http://aviationweek.com Oxford to Be Gama’s Heavy MRO Hub http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/oxford-be-gama-s-heavy-mro-hub <div class="field-byline"> Mike Vines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">London Oxford Airport is to become Gama Aviation’s business jet MRO hub. Gama completed its reverse takeover of Oxford-based Hangar8 plc in January 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/oxford-be-gama-s-heavy-mro-hub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/oxford-be-gama-s-heavy-mro-hub#comments EBACE 2016 MRO Wed, 25 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1456741 at http://aviationweek.com