Lufthansa CEO Warns Of Permanent Change

By Alex Derber Mar 19, 2020
Lufthansa Technik could provide “attractive” collateral for its parent airline group to raise financing to ensure its survival through the coronavirus crisis, Credit Suisse has said.
MRO

Alitalia Focuses On In-House Heavy Maintenance

By James Pozzi Mar 19, 2020
Alitalia’s MRO division says it will focus on heavy maintenance work for its in-house fleet of aircraft in the absence of third-party repair work while the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic plays out.
MRO

MRO ‘Swamped’ With Inquiries Over Anti-microbial Coating Treatment

By Guy Norris Mar 18, 2020
Constant Aviation, a Cleveland-based maintenance, repair and overhaul specialist, says concern over the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a wave of inquiries from business and commercial operators over applications of a specially developed anti-microbial protection treatment for aircraft interiors.
MRO

How Aviation Maintenance Schools Are Coping With The Coronavirus Crisis

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 18, 2020
As in-person classes are cancelled to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many aviation maintenance schools are scrambling to come up with contingency plans for Part 147 curriculum.
Workforce & Training

ARSA Pushes For U.S. MRO Provider Relief Package

By Sean Broderick Mar 18, 2020
The association that represents U.S. aviation repair stations has asked the Trump administration and Congress for $11 billion to help offset an anticipated slowdown in aftermarket work as airlines ground aircraft and wait out the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis.
MRO

Indian Government Unveils MRO Tax Reforms

By James Pozzi Mar 17, 2020
India’s Ministry of Finance has announced a series of tax reforms targeting growth in its domestic MRO industry.
MRO

Engine Specialist MTU Makes Coronavirus Adjustments

By James Pozzi Mar 17, 2020
As the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt the global aviation industry, German giant MTU Aero Engines, parent company of MTU Maintenance, has revealed some of the measures implemented to negate some of its effects. 
MRO

Aviation Regulators Move Toward Cooperation Even As Virus Drives Countries Apart

By Henry Canaday Mar 17, 2020
Last year it was Brexit, this year it is a far more damaging virus that is driving nations apart. Yet, aviation regulators are still trying to…
MRO

Boeing Joins UK Digital Aviation Project, Will Research Digital Maintenance

By James Pozzi Mar 16, 2020
Boeing has formally joined the Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC) at Cranfield University in the UK and will participate in project areas such as digital maintenance repair and operations once it commences from summer 2020.
MRO

ST Engineering Prepares To Ride Out Difficult Market

By Henry Canaday Mar 16, 2020
ST Engineering’s aerospace arm is based Singapore, whose warm, humid climate has apparently limited the local spread of coronavirus. But it has facilities in San Antonio, Texas, and Shanghai, China, and customers that fly all over the world, so is subject to the general forces hitting air-traffic demand.
MRO

COVID-19 Pushes Third-Party MRO Clients To GMF

By Alex Derber Mar 15, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads and airlines ground more aircraft, many will use the opportunity to conduct maintenance and refurbishment work.
Asset Utilization

MRO News Briefs, March 8-14, 2020

Mar 13, 2020
A roundup of aviation aftermarket news from the week of March 8-14, 2020.
MRO

MAC Aero Cites Brexit For UK Exit

By Alex Derber Mar 12, 2020
The reasons for Brexit have been debated to a standstill, but of all the causes proffered, nobody posited that what the UK really wanted was the freedom to set its own aviation regulation.
MRO

Australia Has Avenues To Reverse MRO Decline, Exec Says

By Adrian Schofield Mar 12, 2020
While Australia’s MRO industry has contracted from its peak, there are a range of strategies that could help restore its competitiveness, according to an aerospace executive.
MRO

Fast 5: Heston MRO’s Growth Strategy for Australia

By Lee Ann Shay Mar 12, 2020
Asta Zirlyte, CEO of Heston MRO, talks with Lee Ann Shay during MRO Australasia in Brisbane about where the independent line maintenance provider is heading. Heston acquired Aircraft Maintenance Services Australia from SIA Engineering in 2018 and rebranded the business.
MRO

Qantas, Jetstar Accelerate Maintenance As Flying Declines

By Adrian Schofield Mar 11, 2020
Reduced flying by some Australian airlines will mean more work for their engineering divisions as the carriers look to bring forward maintenance work.
MRO

Qantas Sees Larger Role For Third-Party MRO

By Adrian Schofield Mar 11, 2020
Qantas is open to bringing in more third-party heavy maintenance work, and the carrier believes it offers significant advantages despite the lower labor costs of Asian MRO competitors.
MRO

Taiwanese Startup Plans Ambitious Fleet And Network By 2024

By Henry Canaday Mar 09, 2020
Mainland Chinese air traffic may still be reeling from coronavirus, but Taiwan has a plucky new startup, Starlux Airlines, that has big plans for growth.
MRO

Kenya Airways Takes State Loan For CF34 Maintenance

By Alex Derber Mar 09, 2020
Engine maintenance is a costly business, so much so that struggling Kenya Airways has been forced to tap state coffers to fund scheduled overhauls for the CF34-10 engines powering its Embraer 190 aircraft.
MRO

MAX Problems Force Return To -400s In Cargo Conversion Market

By Henry Canaday Mar 09, 2020
The prolonged MAX agony continues to ripple through many sectors of aviation, including the supply of freighters. 2019 was a slow year in narrowbody cargo-conversion markets, acknowledges Robert Convey, senior vice president of Aeronautical Engineers.
MRO

Air India Engineering prepares for independence with GTF

By Alex Derber Mar 09, 2020
The privatization of Air India has proved to be a tortuous process, with few investors willing to take on a debt-laden flag carrier riddled with inefficiencies.
MRO

MRO News Briefs, March 1-7, 2020

Mar 06, 2020
A roundup of aviation aftermarket news from the week of March, 1-7, 2020.
MRO

Propelling Electric Engine Development

By Graham Warwick Mar 06, 2020
Government funding to play a key role as industry looks to apply electric propulsion technology to larger aircraft.
Emerging Technologies

Dubai Engine Part Specialist Seeing More Engines For Teardown

By Henry Canaday Mar 06, 2020
Dubai-based Aeras Aviation is seeing an increase in teardowns for CFM56s and V2500-A5s, says spokesperson Persia Rana.
MRO

Fast 5: Tackling the Challenges of STC Use and Acceptance

By Lee Ann Shay Mar 06, 2020
Nicole Noack, who has 17 years of base maintenance and modification experience with Lufthansa Technik and is head of the Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance (IAMA), spoke with Lee Ann Shay on the sidelines of MRO Middle East in Dubai about overcoming concerns over supplemental type certifications. 
MRO

 

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