Airlines Push Forward Digitalization Plans

By James Pozzi Jun 16, 2022
Carriers shared their digitalization strategies at MRO BEER in Istanbul.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Spairliners Ramps Up Capacity, Warns Of Supply Chain Disruptions

By Keith Mwanalushi Jun 16, 2022
Spairliners is expecting a strong return in demand for its services in both European and American markets as aircraft operators plan for a strong…
Aircraft & Propulsion

Joramco Partners to Establish Ghanaian MRO Training Academy

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 15, 2022
The Aerojet Aviation Training Academy is being established with government support to address the lack of MRO capabilities in West Africa.
Workforce & Training

Data Snapshot: Middle East MRO Demand Forecast, 2022-31

Jun 15, 2022
The Middle East MRO demand forecast over the next 10 years is the second fastest growing region in the world behind India. MRO demand will increase…

ICAO’s Salazar Calls For More Harmonization Of Maintenance Approvals

By Sean Broderick Jun 14, 2022
ICAO’s top executive is calling on global regulators to broaden their efforts to foster mutual acceptance of aviation maintenance organizations.

Podcast: Atitech’s Plans For Alitalia Acquisition

By James Pozzi Jun 14, 2022
Some of the key takeaways from Aviation Week’s James Pozzi’s interview with Atitech president Gianni Lettieri at the MRO’s Naples facility.

Condor Chooses Lufthansa Technik’s Retrofit Floor Heating System

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 14, 2022
Condor will be installing HeatNOW in its Airbus A320 fleet to prevent formation of cold areas in the cabin.
Interiors & Connectivity

Aeromexico Connect Trials Beacon Maintenance Platform

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 14, 2022
Aeromexico Connect is testing the use of Beacon to improve communication and accelerate aircraft turnarounds.
Emerging Technologies

Ampaire Links With Black & Veatch On Airport Electrification

By Graham Warwick Jun 13, 2022
Hybrid-electric propulsion startup Ampaire has partnered with sustainable infrastructure developer Black & Veatch to electrify airports to support the deployment of advanced air mobility.
Advanced Air Mobility

Collins Expands Additive Manufacturing Capabilities

By Lee Ann Shay Jun 13, 2022
The company's latest additive manufacturing facility in North Carolina will focus on creating parts instead of tooling.

Iberia Maintenance Encourages PMA Parts, DER Repair Expansion

By Henry Canaday Jun 10, 2022
An Iberia Maintenance executive touts the benefits of PMA expansion, but remains realistic about hurdles.
Supply Chain

FEAM Adds Major Repair and Recovery Services

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 10, 2022
FEAM has expanded its MRO services portfolio with a new major repair and recovery business vertical.

MRO News Briefs, June 5-11, 2022

Jun 10, 2022
Conduce Group and flydocs MOU Conduce Group and flydocs have signed a memorandum of understanding, under which flydocs will support an interface of…

Aero Design Labs Launches Boeing 737NG Drag Cut Kit

By Guy Norris Jun 10, 2022
WestJet and Delta Air Lines among launch group for Aero Design Lab-developed Boeing 737 Next-Gen fuel burn improvement package.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Cautious Optimism Over Engine Shop Visit Demand Return

By James Pozzi Jun 10, 2022
After dropping off in the past two years, shop visit demand is gradually picking up in 2022 but challenges related to capacity are on the horizon.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Safran Seeks Help For CFM56 Maintenance Surge

By Alex Derber Jun 10, 2022
OEM looks to Asia-Pacific shops to help with MRO capacity on the narrowbody engine.
Aircraft & Propulsion

MRO Memo: What To Expect At MRO BEER

By James Pozzi Jun 09, 2022
Supply chain challenges, digitalization and geopolitics will be on the agenda in Istanbul from June 16-17.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: Lufthansa Technik CEO Johannes Bussmann Reflects On His Career

By Lee Ann Shay Jun 09, 2022
Aviation Week’s Lee Ann Shay and Lufthansa Technik’s Johannes Bussmann discuss changes over the past 20 years, emerging trends and the future of MRO before he leaves the company at the end of this month.

Wizz Air Braces For MRO Cost Of Stranded Ukraine Aircraft

By Victoria Moores Jun 09, 2022
The costs could range from six to eight figures, depending on how damaged aircraft have been in the conflict.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Brazil Joins Latin American Maintenance Harmonization Effort

By Sean Broderick Jun 08, 2022
Brazil has joined a regional harmonization effort to streamline maintenance organization certifications.

Southwest Plans Cabin Connectivity Upgrades

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 08, 2022
Southwest has signed an agreement with Astronics Corporation to install in-seat power systems in its Boeing 737-7 and -8 aircraft.

Satair To Launch Ground Tools Capability

By James Pozzi Jun 08, 2022
The Airbus Services subsidiary says the one-stop shop offering in Hamburg will cover all stages of an aircraft’s lifecycle.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Data Snapshot: Landing Gear MRO Demand in Europe by Aircraft Category

Jun 07, 2022
The landing gear MRO demand forecast in Europe is set to reach $194 million in 2022 and grow to $385 million in 2031 at a compound annual growth rate…

Flyht Unveils Edge Launch Customer, Completes ARJ21 Work

By Sean Broderick Jun 07, 2022
Avionics and software specialist Flyht says aspiring A320 operator Coral Jet is the launch customer of its third-generation avionics platform, while a previous version is about to enter service on China Express ARJ21s.
Aircraft & Propulsion

JSSI Launches JSSI Maintenance Software

By Molly McMillin Jun 07, 2022
Jet Support Services Inc. (JSSI) has launched a new business unit, JSSI Maintenance Software, to integrate its portfolio of aircraft maintenance tracking and maintenance, repair and overhaul software products.
Maintenance & Training