AMES Adds GE90 Fan Stator Module Repairs At Dubai Facility

By James Pozzi Feb 25, 2020
DUBAI--Aerostructures Middle East Services (AMES) has doubled the capacity of its Dubai facility to accommodate fan stator module repair services for…
MRO

Airline, MRO Leaders Talk Tech

By Lee Ann Shay Feb 25, 2020
DUBAI--When it comes to implementing drone inspection, using virtual reality and launching 3D printing operations in their hangars, several airline…
MRO

AFI KLM E&M Performs Well In Difficult Year For Parent

By Alex Derber Feb 24, 2020
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance made good on its solid start to 2019 by finishing the year with an operating profit of €260…
MRO

Caerdav On Track With Middle Eastern Investment

By James Pozzi Feb 24, 2020
UK independent MRO Caerdav expects its pending multi-million-pound investment from the Middle East, which will lead to new facilities and training capabilities, to be finalized in the new few months.
MRO

Middle East MRO Demand, 2020-24

Feb 21, 2020
Over the next five years, MRO demand in the Middle East will increase rapidly at a 10.0 % compound annual growth rate (CAGR). Engine maintenance…
MRO

MRO News Briefs, Feb. 16-22, 2020

Feb 21, 2020
Japan Airlines Pens GE Services Deal Japan Airlines signed a nine-year TrueChoice flight hour agreement that covers the airline's GEnx-1Bs on its…
MRO

V2500 Billing, Order Issues Hit MTU’s 2019 Commercial MRO Revenues

By James Pozzi Feb 20, 2020
In a record year for its MTU Aero Engines parent group, revenues in the commercial aftermarket division of MTU Maintenance declined slightly in 2019 as a result of changes related to ordering and billing processes for V2500 aftermarket work.
MRO

Collins To Add Wheel, Brake MRO Services In Fort Worth

By Lee Ann Shay Feb 20, 2020
Collins Aerospace is opening a new multi-million dollar facility near Fort Worth, Texas on Feb. 20 to expand its military landing gear manufacturing…
MRO

Coronavirus Impacting Leasing Market

By Alex Derber Feb 19, 2020
The coronavirus has had a devastating impact on Chinese and other airlines and in the Asian region, and will continue to do so until the outbreak is…
MRO

GAO Finds Only Mixed Evidence Of U.S. Mechanic Shortage, Urges FAA Reforms

By Henry Canaday Feb 19, 2020
A February report to the U.S. Congress by the Government Accountability Office found only mixed evidence on the much-discussed mechanic shortage, but urged FAA to increase collaboration and data efforts to develop what GAO called “a robust, diverse,” mechanic workforce.
MRO

Rolls-Royce Launches Digital Platform

By Lee Ann Shay Feb 19, 2020
Rolls-Royce has entered the digital platform arena by launching Yocova, a cloud-based solution for the aviation industry to manage data. The site is designed to allow data exchange and collaboration in a neutral environment. 
MRO

Joramco Seeks Excellence, Likes Independent Position

By Henry Canaday Feb 18, 2020
Joramco, the Jordanian MRO, has been undergoing a revamp over the past two years with a specific goal in mind.
MRO

Financiers Reward TEAM’s MRO Ties

By Alex Derber Feb 18, 2020
MRO providers represent a growing source of competition for established engine lessors, a fact underlined by Total Engine Asset Management’s move to grow its portfolio of spare engines for rent.
MRO

Aviation Mechanics Need To Be Interested Early Down Under

By Henry Canaday Feb 16, 2020
Technician recruitment is a challenge impacting all parts of the world. This is very much the case in Australia, a country where MRO providers are looking at the tips and traps for recruiting new aviation mechanics.
MRO

Aftermarket JVs stay strong in China

By Alex Derber Feb 16, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak and trade tensions with the US may mean that China has sunk down the list of attractive business destinations for the time being, but Western MRO companies remain committed to a country where many have already accumulated substantial experience.
MRO

MRO News Briefs, Feb. 9-15, 2020

Feb 14, 2020
Union Takes Legal Action The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has sued ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, alleging that the airline…
MRO

New Malaysian Independent MRO Gains Maintenance Certification

By Lee Ann Shay Feb 13, 2020
Sapura Technics, a new narrowbody aircraft MRO in Southeast Asia, received its Malaysian Part 145 maintenance certification on Feb. 5. This follows a…
MRO

Fleet Aging But Growing As Long-Term Outlook Remains Strong

By Lee Ann Shay Feb 13, 2020
While the COVID-19 virus, Boeing 737 MAX groundings and trade issues are negatively impacting air travel, the outlook for commercial aviation fleet…
MRO

Pratt Pursues MRO Automation

By Alex Derber Feb 13, 2020
Engine companies’ position at the forefront of technological change in the MRO sector has been highlighted by Pratt & Whitney’s latest revelations about its aftermarket operations in Asia.
MRO

Lufthansa Diversifies China Outsource Options

By Henry Canaday Feb 13, 2020
Despite Lufthansa Technik’s ownership of 25% of Ameco, China’s largest maintenance provider, Lufthansa Airline has sent some important work south, to another major Chinese MRO. 
MRO

Collins Boosts MRO Capabilities in Texas

By James Pozzi Feb 13, 2020
Aerospace equipment OEM Collins Aerospace plans to add wheels and brakes maintenance capabilities at a new facility it opened in late 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas.
MRO

ATS Rebrands, Reorganizes And Renames As Business Grows

By Henry Canaday Feb 12, 2020
Following its entry into the teardown business and emphasizing six years of expansion and diversification, Aviation Technical Services has rebranded…
MRO

FAA Faces Pressure on Part 147 Rulemaking

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Feb 11, 2020
On Capitol Hill, industry stakeholders highlight the need for modernizing aviation maintenance curriculum as a key barrier in filling empty AMT positions.
MRO

Labor Challenging Robust Middle Eastern MRO

By James Pozzi Feb 11, 2020
The aftermarket boom in the Middle East, primarily driven by the expansions of carriers Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways has provided a boon for MROs in the region while outside companies have set up shop its growth epicenter the United Arab Emirates.
MRO

Safran Opens Intriguing Possibilities For New Blockchain

By Alex Derber Feb 11, 2020
First trailed in the latter part of 2019, the MRO Blockchain Alliance has now officially launched with the aim of releasing a proof of concept technology platform in the third quarter of 2020.
MRO

 

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