MRO http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7381/more en Lufthansa's 60 years of International Travel in Photos http://aviationweek.com/mro/lufthansas-60-years-international-travel-photos <div class="node-body article-body"><p>On June 8, 1955, Lufthansa&#39;s first international flight arrived in New York marking the birth of the airline&#39;s long-haul services. The airline began its operations with two long-haul flights a week from Germany to New York in a Lockheed 1049 &quot;Super G&quot; Constellation. The trip took 20 hours which included a stop in Dusseldorf and a refueling stop in Ireland. Today, Lufthansa offers 104 long-haul flights to 77 destinations</p> <p class="rtecenter">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/lufthansas-60-years-international-travel-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/lufthansas-60-years-international-travel-photos#comments Commercial Aviation MRO Europe Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:02:00 +0000 1338051 at http://aviationweek.com Strong AFI-KLM MRO Results Continue To Buck Rocky Aftermarket Trends http://aviationweek.com/mro/strong-afi-klm-mro-results-continue-buck-rocky-aftermarket-trends <div class="node-body article-body">The MRO unit boosted first-half third-party revenues by 35% to €776 million ($861 million).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/strong-afi-klm-mro-results-continue-buck-rocky-aftermarket-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/strong-afi-klm-mro-results-continue-buck-rocky-aftermarket-trends#comments AWIN ONLY MRO AWIN MRO Europe photograph Commercial Aviation Top Stories MRO Top Stories Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000 1337791 at http://aviationweek.com AFI-KLM Then & Now: Lufthansa Fleet 2005 vs 2015 http://aviationweek.com/mro/then-now-lufthansa-fleet-2005-vs-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The German airline Lufthansa ranks 2nd in largest fleet in Western Europe in 2015 and offers domestic and international destinations to 78 countries throughout Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. In the last decade,&nbsp;Lufthansa retired the Airbus A300B4-600, A300B4-600R and the Airbus A330-200 from its fleet. Its new aircraft purchases included adding the Airbus A380-800 and the Boeing 747-8.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/then-now-lufthansa-fleet-2005-vs-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/then-now-lufthansa-fleet-2005-vs-2015#comments MRO Europe Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:00 +0000 1333091 at http://aviationweek.com Discontinuous Long Fiber Composites For Complex Shape Metal Replacement http://aviationweek.com/discontinuous-long-fiber-composites-complex-shape-metal-replacement <div class="node-body link-body">Composite materials continue to displace metal in new aerospace platforms due to recognized performance, life-cycle, and manufacturing advantages. Discontinuous Long Fiber (DLF) composite materials offer the potential to replace complex CNC-machined or other metallic components</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/dlf-composites-for-complex-shape-metal-replacement.jpg?1437752125" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/discontinuous-long-fiber-composites-complex-shape-metal-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Production-Ready Solutions for Aerospace MRO Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:27:00 +0000 1336741 at http://aviationweek.com Week in Tweets: Drones, Conversions and Forecast http://aviationweek.com/mro/week-tweets-drones-conversions-and-forecast <div class="node-body gallery-body">A collection of tweets from the MRO Industry. Follow #AVMRO to join the conversation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/week-tweets-drones-conversions-and-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/week-tweets-drones-conversions-and-forecast#comments MRO Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:18:00 +0000 1336101 at http://aviationweek.com Then & Now: Ryanair Fleet 2005 vs 2015 http://aviationweek.com/mro/then-now-ryanair-fleet-2005-vs-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair more than tripled its fleet in the last 10 years--growing from 98 aircraft to 324 aircraft. Slide over the infographic to see how the fleet has evolved.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/then-now-ryanair-fleet-2005-vs-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/then-now-ryanair-fleet-2005-vs-2015#comments MRO Europe 2015 MRO Europe Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:25:00 +0000 1332871 at http://aviationweek.com Sabena Aerospace Forms Joint Venture With Africa’s ECAir http://aviationweek.com/mro/sabena-aerospace-forms-joint-venture-africa-s-ecair <div class="node-body article-body">Sabena Aerospace has accomplished another step in its international-growth strategy for Africa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/sabena-aerospace-forms-joint-venture-africa-s-ecair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/sabena-aerospace-forms-joint-venture-africa-s-ecair#comments MRO AW.com MRO Commercial Aviation Top Stories MRO Top Stories Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:36:00 +0000 1334681 at http://aviationweek.com Then & Now: Air France Fleet 2005 vs 2015 http://aviationweek.com/mro/then-now-air-france-fleet-2005-vs-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Air France, Western Europe’s fifth largest scheduled airline by fleet size, underwent many fleet changes in the last 10 years. See the visual representation of Air France's fleet as it changed from 2005 to 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/then-now-air-france-fleet-2005-vs-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/then-now-air-france-fleet-2005-vs-2015#comments MRO Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:40:00 +0000 1333511 at http://aviationweek.com Aircraft Reliability: How Next-Gen Jets Stack up http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-reliability-how-next-gen-jets-stack <div class="field-content-source"> <span>Content Source:&nbsp;</span> <a href="/aviation-week-space-technology-mro-edition">Aviation Week &amp; Space Technology - MRO Edition</a> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"></div> <div class="field-image-roundup"> <span>Roundup Cover Image:&nbsp;</span> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_roundup" width="595" height="806" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/07/AW_07_20_2015_MRO_RoundupCover.jpg?1437090276" /> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> MRO Roundups Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1333181 at http://aviationweek.com Saudia Cancels Hifly Contract http://aviationweek.com/mro/saudia-cancels-hifly-contract <div class="field-deck"> Hifly loses Saudia as a client because of diplomatic faux pas in MRO facility site choice </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mix-up involving a Saudia Airlines aircraft being sent to Israel for maintenance leads to cancellation of leasing company’s contract. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/saudia-cancels-hifly-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/saudia-cancels-hifly-contract#comments MRO AWST-MRO Operations Middle East Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:33:00 +0000 1330501 at http://aviationweek.com