Philippine Airlines Extends Engine MRO Support

By James Pozzi Jun 06, 2022
The flag carrier signs new terms with AFI KLM E&M for two engine types.
Aircraft & Propulsion

LATAM Expands Drone-based Aircraft Inspections

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 03, 2022
LATAM Airlines Group is extending its use of drones to a maintenance facility outside Brazil following successful testing in Sao Carlos.
Emerging Technologies

MRO News Briefs, May 29-June 4, 2022

Jun 03, 2022
LATAM Extends Drone Inspection Usage LATAM has extended its use of Donecle drones, which it first deployed in 2020 at its Sao Carlos, Brazil…

FAA Proposes GEnx-1B Fuel Hydraulic Line Swap

By Sean Broderick Jun 02, 2022
The FAA plans to order GE-powered Boeing 787 fuel system modifications in response to several in-service incidents that led to fuel leaks.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Engine MROs Must Strategize to Meet Market Changes

By Keith Mwanalushi Jun 02, 2022
Aero Norway has adapted to provide a wider range of engine MRO options.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Fast 5: Vallair Grows Chateauroux Capabilities

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 02, 2022
The head of Vallair’s Chateauroux facility on how its new maintenance and workforce additions will drive future growth.

IAMA Shares Best Practices to Ensure Efficient Aircraft Mods

By Henry Canaday Jun 02, 2022
The Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance explains how design and production organizations working under separate modification contracts can cooperate efficiently.

MRO Memo: What To Expect At Engine Leasing, Trading & Finance

By James Pozzi Jun 02, 2022
What to expect at Aviation Week’s upcoming event in London.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Aircraft Part-Out Specialist Names New CEO

By James Pozzi Jun 02, 2022
Former Rolls-Royce VP to lead UK-headquartered ecube.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Bii Acquires German Lessor’s Boeing Spares Inventory

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 01, 2022
Bii says it has been working with aftermarket partners to strategically locate consignment stock as airlines reevaluate management of MRO.
Supply Chain

NIAR WERX Expands MRO Program Capabilities

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 31, 2022
Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research WERX program has signed a new MRO agreement with Erickson Precision Ventures.

Private Equity Circles MRO Giants

By Alex Derber May 27, 2022
Two of Europe's largest MRO providers are capturing the attention of private equity investment.
Aircraft & Propulsion

SpiceJet Settles Engine Maintenance Dispute

By Alex Derber May 27, 2022
Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet has resolved a financial dispute over engine maintenance payments that had threatened the company with liquidation…
Aircraft & Propulsion

MRO News Briefs, May 22-28, 2022

May 27, 2022
LHT Lands Aero K Airlines Contract South Korean startup carrier Aero K Airlines has signed an exclusive six-year agreement with Lufthansa Technik for…

AerFin Partners with Nonprofit to Support Refugees, Boost Workforce

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 27, 2022
AerFin is working with RefuAid to provide refugees from global conflict zones with resettlement and employment support.
Workforce & Training

New U.S. Mechanic Training Standards Finalized

By Sean Broderick May 26, 2022
A long-awaited update to U.S. mechanic training school standards is now official, and affected schools have four months to comply with the revamped requirements.
Workforce & Training

Southwest Completes Industry’s Biggest MRO IT Migration

By Henry Canaday May 26, 2022
Southwest says the migration to Maintenix software was the largest technical software project in airline history.
Emerging Technologies

Air Works To Open Dubai Line Station

May 26, 2022
The Indian MRO will start its overseas expansion by partnering with UAE-based provider Mach Technik Aircraft Maintenance.

EasyJet Invests In MRO Apprenticeships, Berlin Hangar Work

By Victoria Moores May 25, 2022
EasyJet has re-launched its engineering apprenticeship program and it is insourcing some maintenance functions.

GA Telesis, ATSG Plan New U.S.-based Engine Hospital

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 25, 2022
GA Telesis and Air Transport Services Group will be opening a new Specialized Procedures Aeroengine Hospital at Wilmington Air Park later this year.

Podcast: The State Of Eastern Europe’s MRO Segment In 2022

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 25, 2022
A look at how the commercial aftermarket of Eastern Europe is faring so far this year.

Sanad, Triumph Sign Maintenance MoU

By James Pozzi May 25, 2022
UAE-based Sanad has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Triumph Group that will focus on the provision of engine maintenance services…
Aircraft & Propulsion

Chorus Gains Full Aircraft Lifecycle Boost With Falko Acquisition

By Victoria Moores May 24, 2022
Chorus Aviation’s acquisition of Falko Regional Aircraft could help it increase end-of-life MRO activities.

Air Astana To Perform Eight In-House C Checks In 2022

By James Pozzi May 23, 2022
Kazakhstan’s national carrier is growing the number of in-house maintenance checks on its fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Revima Pursues Digitally-Driven Cost, Carbon Reductions

By Henry Canaday May 23, 2022
Revima has expanded its FlightWatching platform with new capabilities to monitor the performance of APUs.
Emerging Technologies