Mesa Expands Portugal Maintenance Facilities

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jan 15, 2021
The engineering and maintenance arm of Hi Fly group has opened a new €30 million hangar at Beja Airport.

MRO News Briefs, Jan. 10-16, 2021

Jan 15, 2021
AvAir Acquires Airbus A320 Rotables AvAir has acquired the Airbus A320 rotable pool from HAECO ITM, which will add more than 2,000 rotable components…

Look For Restocking and Teardowns To Increase In H2 2021

By Henry Canaday Jan 15, 2021
In the past 10 months, part sales and prices are down substantially due to the Covid-19 virus crisis. Questions persist about when will restocking…

The Premium Problem

By Alex Derber Jan 15, 2021
Like most areas of the aftermarket, cabin retrofits were hit hard in 2020 as airlines cut back on non-essential spending and investment. As mass…

Fast 5: Blueberry Aviation Enters Aircraft Storage, MRO Project

By James Pozzi Jan 15, 2021
With a background primarily in helicopter and aircraft asset management, Monaco-based Blueberry Aviation has entered a cooperation with partners to…

MTU To Service V2500s For New Pakistani Carrier

By James Pozzi Jan 14, 2021
MTU Maintenance has signed an agreement with fledgling Pakistan-based carrier Air Sial for MRO services on six V2500 engines powering its fleet of…

Mexican Line Maintenance Provider To Expand In Latin America

By James Pozzi Jan 12, 2021
Mexico-based line maintenance specialist Aviation Integrated Services Group (AISG) is to grow its network of stations after entering a strategic…

ST Engineering To Repair Honeywell Leap Components

By James Pozzi Jan 12, 2021
ST Engineering has been appointed by Honeywell to provide component MRO and warranty repair services to all Asia-Pacific operators for its components…

AerSale Chief Sees Expanding Asset Buys, Conversions Work

By Henry Canaday Jan 11, 2021
Even during the virus crisis, MROs and aftermarket companies in the right businesses have remained attractive partners to private-equity investors. U…

Turkish Aerospace Signals Interest In Large Turboprop

By Alex Derber Jan 11, 2021
The future of the commercial turboprop aircraft segment is expected to be robust for operators and the aftermarket alike with a steady recovery…

MRO News Briefs, Jan. 3-9, 2021

Jan 08, 2021
Jet Parts Engineering Acquires AeroSpares Jet Parts Engineering has acquired AeroSpares, a specialist in proprietary aftermarket replacement…

Fast 5: Looking At 2021 And Beyond In MRO

By James Pozzi Jan 07, 2021
As a new year begins, the commercial aftermarket’s recovery remains sluggish with the COVID-19 crisis continuing to hamper global air travel. Jonas…

New Safran CEO Faces Altered Landscape

By Alex Derber Jan 07, 2021
French aerospace manufacturer Safran has started 2021 under new leadership in the guise of Olivier Andries, who replaces former chief executive…

Virgin Atlantic Pens Interiors Maintenance Deal

By James Pozzi Jan 07, 2021
Virgin Atlantic Airways has entered into a three-year agreement for UK-based Aeropeople Engineering Services to manage cabin interior maintenance,…

S7 Technics Begins Support of Red Wings Sukhoi Fleet

By Henry Canaday Jan 07, 2021
Towards the end of December 2020, Russian MRO provider S7 Technics carried out its first A check on a Red Wings’ Sukhoi Superjet 100 at Moscow’s…

Tracking A Tumultuous Year For The Engine Market

By Alex Derber Jan 06, 2021
Every edition of the long-running Engine Yearbook has covered the most pressing issues of its day, but never before have its maintenance, technology…

Revima Gains Certifications for Thailand Facility

By Lee Ann Shay Jan 06, 2021
Revima’s new narrowbody landing gear repair facility in Thailand received Part 145 maintenance certification from three regulatory agencies, which…

APOC Aviation Targets Global Narrowbody Spares Demand

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jan 05, 2021
APOC Aviation has opened a new warehouse facility in Singapore and is planning more global hubs as demand grows for narrowbody spares.

M&A Prospects for 2021

By Henry Canaday Jan 05, 2021
With new vaccines providing both hope and clarity for aviation, a number of aftermarket M&A deals closed toward the end of 2020, according to…

Aircraft Storage Booms at UK Disassembler, but Part-Out Could Be A Waiting Game

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Dec 18, 2020
Air Salvage International has seen a dramatic increase in aircraft arriving for storage without end of life contracts attached, but part-out decisions could take some time.

MRO News Briefs, Dec. 13-19, 2020

Dec 18, 2020
IAE and MTU Maintenance Sign PW1100G-JM Contract International Aero Engines and MTU Maintenance have signed an 11-year PW1100G-JM aftermarket…

Further Clarity On Engine Shop Visit Falls

By Alex Derber Dec 17, 2020
Although it will take some time for the full impact of the Covid-19 crisis to be understood, a consensus is building that engine maintenance demand…

Fast 5: STS Ramps Up In Birmingham For Commercial, Military Lines

By James Pozzi Dec 17, 2020
About one year since STS Aviation took ownership of the former Monarch Aircraft Engineering hangar in Birmingham, Mick Adams, CEO of STS Aviation…

ATS Takes Delivery of A321 For Teardown

By Lee Ann Shay Dec 17, 2020
ATS took delivery of an Airbus A321 for teardown on Dec. 16. The aircraft, formerly operated by Air Busan in South Korea, arrived at ATS’s heavy…

Another Airbus A380 Goes For Teardown

By James Pozzi Dec 16, 2020
The long-term fate of the Airbus A380 program was effectively sealed back in 2019 when Airbus decided to cease production of the widebody from 2021…