Used-Parts Usage Set To Increase, Survey Finds 

By Sean Broderick Oct 01, 2021
Most airlines and maintenance providers plan to increase their use of used serviceable material (USM), and some are shifting their policies to include sourcing more alternative parts.
Supply Chain

MRO News Briefs, Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2021

Oct 01, 2021
EirTrade Brokering Sale of Stobart Air Inventory EirTrade Aviation has been appointed as an agent to broker the sale of Irish regional airline…
MRO

Video: easyJet’s Swaran Sidhu On Managing the Fleet During the Reset

By Lee Ann Shay Oct 01, 2021
Swaran Sidhu, easyJet’s head of fleet technical management, speaks with Aviation Week Executive Editor Lee Ann Shay about the airline’s maintenance hangar in Berlin and managing the fleet during the pandemic in advance of his participation in the MRO Europe Conference on Oct. 19 in Amsterdam.
MRO

Lawmakers Push FAA On Part 147 Update

By Sean Broderick Sep 30, 2021
U.S. lawmakers eager to see the FAA wrap up a long-awaited rework of aviation technician education standards are pressuring the agency to meet its latest scheduled release date, which is months after the deadline set by law. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Etihad Engineering Sees Increasing Demand For Fire-Suppression Mods

By Henry Canaday Sep 30, 2021
The gradual elimination of conventional liquid for fire suppression is causing an uptick in modifications. Ahmad Rajei, Acting VP design, engineering…
MRO

Ameco Signs Scores Of Cooperative Agreements In Zhuhai

By Chen Chuanren Sep 29, 2021
Chinese MRO provider Ameco has signed numerous maintenance services deals at the Zhuhai Airshow, including with Honeywell and Collins Aerospace to support Air China’s fleet. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Addressing the Diversity Gap in Aviation Technical Careers

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Sep 29, 2021
A new nonprofit called Minorities In Aviation wants to solve the diversity gap by providing resources to youth while drawing attention to the root cause.
Workforce & Training

MTU Hits Milestones on China Growth

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Sep 29, 2021
MTU Maintenance Zhuhai is building new facilities, training staff and beginning engine inductions in China.
MRO Asia

Air Europa Expands MRO Scope After FAA Approval

By James Pozzi Sep 29, 2021
The airline has been certified to repair U.S.-registered aircraft from two bases in Spain.
MRO

Meggitt Unveils China Southern LEAP-1C Deal, LHT CAAC Certification

By James Pozzi Sep 29, 2021
The component specialist made fresh announcements at the Zhuhai Airshow this week.
MRO Asia

A Smaller, Tighter Aftermarket Supply Chain After COVID-19?

By Henry Canaday Sep 28, 2021
Consultancy Aerodynamic Advisory examines the impact of the COVID-19 impact on the aftermarket supply chain.
Supply Chain

GAMECO To Open Two 767-300BCF Conversion Lines In 2022

By Chen Chuanren Sep 28, 2021
At this week's Zhuhai Airshow it was announced that GAMECO will be the first in China to provide 767-300BCF conversions and the only MRO provider to have both the 767-300BCF and 737-800BCF in its portfolio.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Joramco Promotes Leaders, Names New CEO

By Lee Ann Shay Sep 28, 2021
The Jordanian MRO promotes two executives as it continues to expand its business.
MRO

Major Asian MRO Groups Retain Focus On Growth

By Adrian Schofield Sep 27, 2021
Some of the leading Asia-Pacific MRO organizations are pushing ahead with expansion plans despite the fact that their revenues have been dealt a significant blow over the past 18 months by the COVID-19 pandemic.
MRO Asia

Aircraft Part Prices During Pandemic Paint A Complicated Picture

By Henry Canaday Sep 27, 2021
Part prices swing dramatically, but stocks up substantially, says procurement specialist.
Supply Chain

Commercial Business Climbs At AAR Corp.

By Sean Broderick Sep 24, 2021
Commercial business at AAR Corp. was up sequentially and year-over-year (YOY) last quarter, pointing to signs of increased airline activity filtering down to the company’s variety of services that range from selling parts to overhauling airframes. 
Maintenance & Training

AAR Sees Signs Of Increasing Aircraft Retirement Activity

By Sean Broderick Sep 24, 2021
AAR Corp. sees signs of increased activity in the aircraft retirement and teardown markets, but company executives are not ready to label them as…
MRO

Etihad Engineering Sees Increasing Demand For Fire-Suppression Mods

By Henry Canaday Sep 24, 2021
Upcoming fire extinguisher deadlines are driving demand for fire-suppression modifications.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

MRO News Briefs, Sept. 19-25, 2021

Sep 24, 2021
Volotea Extends A320 Family Component Contract with AAR Volotea has extended its Airbus A320 family power-by-the-hour component support contract with…
MRO

Hawaiian Airlines Expands A330 MRO Services With SIAEC 

By Chen Chuanren Sep 24, 2021
The new contract adds on 12-year D-checks for Hawaiian Airlines' A330-200s.
MRO Asia

Southwest Restarts MRO Capital Project

By Alex Derber Sep 24, 2021
With low-cost carriers widely tipped to be the airline segment that emerges strongest from the pandemic, maintenance operations around the leading…
MRO

Pandemic Expected to Boost MRO Outsourcing in Asia-Pacific

By Adrian Schofield Sep 24, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to accelerate the trend in the Asia-Pacific airline industry of maintenance outsourcing, according to some senior airline executives.
MRO Asia

Gourdji Recognized With Air Safety Award

By Sean Broderick Sep 22, 2021
Henry Gourdji has been named the 2021 recipient of the Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Alaska-based Startup Plans Boeing 757 Passenger Services

By Sean Broderick Sep 22, 2021
The new startup plans to use Certified Aviation Services for maintenance and is working on required regulatory approvals.
Aircraft & Propulsion

S7 Technics to Test Overhauled CFM56 Engines in Russia

By Maxim Pyadushkin Sep 22, 2021
S7 Technics is building a new overhaul facility for the engine type and working with United Engine Corporation on testing.
Aircraft & Propulsion