UK-Based MRO Provider Certified For Component Repairs

By James Pozzi Apr 05, 2022
2Excel Engineering adds new capabilities after six-month accreditation process from the regulator.
Aircraft & Propulsion

FL Technics Launches Wheels and Brakes Business

By James Pozzi Apr 05, 2022
The MRO provider started operations at the facility in Germany this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

FL ARI Grows Narrowbody Maintenance Capabilities

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Apr 04, 2022
FL ARI Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering has gained Chinese regulatory approval for base maintenance of Boeing 737NG aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: With New Leader, Where Does Boeing Defense Go Now?

Apr 01, 2022
Aviation Week editors discuss Ted Colbert's appointment and the challenges he faces as the new head of Boeing's $26 billion defense and space unit.
Defense and Space

China, India Remain Most Likely Suppliers for Fast-Shrinking Russian Aviation

By Henry Canaday Apr 01, 2022
Asia-Pacific countries are likely Russia’s best bet for securing spare aircraft parts—but with shrinking passenger demand, how many parts will it actually need?
Supply Chain

MRO News Briefs, March 27-April 2, 2022

Apr 01, 2022
LHT Extends Asiana Airlines Engine Maintenance Contract Lufthansa Technik has extended its engine maintenance contract with Asiana Airlines for the…
MRO

Asiana Extends CF6-80 Engine MRO Deal

By James Pozzi Apr 01, 2022
The engines power the South Korean airline’s Boeing 747 and 767 aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

ANZ Outlines Maintenance Investments

By James Pozzi Apr 01, 2022
Air New Zealand has told investors that it expects to incur NZ$150 million ($104 million) of average annual expenditure on engine maintenance,…
Aircraft & Propulsion

Cargo Demand Drives FEAM Plans for Cincinnati Hangar

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 31, 2022
FEAM is adding a second, larger hangar at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to meet growing cargo demand from operators like Amazon and DHL.
MRO

JAL Steps Up Digitalization Efforts

By James Pozzi Mar 30, 2022
The MRO division of Japan Airlines will roll out cloud-based maintenance planning software.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Lufthansa Technik Extends 5G Network

By James Pozzi Mar 30, 2022
The German MRO adds the technology at another engine shop in Hamburg.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Aeroplex Doubles Hangar Capacity in Budapest

By Henry Canaday Mar 29, 2022
Aeroplex of Central Europe’s new Budapest hangar will nearly double its maintenance capacity.
MRO

Thommen Launches Legacy Aircraft Display Replacement Service

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 28, 2022
Thommen Aircraft Equipment has begun offering replacement services for CRT and first-generation LCD displays in legacy aircraft.
Interiors & Connectivity

Bamboo Airways Ramps Up Global MRO Network

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 28, 2022
The Vietnamese airline has signed a slew of recent maintenance agreements to support its fleet and international route growth.
MRO

USM Needed To Support Deferred Maintenance

By Alex Derber Mar 28, 2022
A surge in demand for material is set to continue as deferred maintenance events are now being undertaken.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Southwest Airlines Debuts New Denver Maintenance Hangar

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 25, 2022
Southwest Airlines has opened a new $100 million maintenance facility at Denver International Airport.
MRO

MRO News Briefs, March 20-26, 2022

Mar 25, 2022
JMC Group Wins Ryanair 737 Support Contract Ryanair has signed a maintenance agreement with JMC Group, under which JMC will support nine of the…
MRO

Fast 5: Middle East MRO Rebounds and Sets 40-50% Growth

By Lee Ann Shay Mar 25, 2022
Ziad Al Hazmi, CEO of Lufthansa Technik Middle East, talks about how the MRO’s services are evolving as customer operations rebound.
MRO

Russian Aftermarket Seeks Sanctions Workarounds

By Alex Derber Mar 24, 2022
Faced with mounting challenges from Western sanctions, Russian carriers are seeking solutions for the supply of parts and materials.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Aftermarket Dynamics Favor Module Changes

By Alex Derber Mar 24, 2022
Lighter maintenance workscopes from airlines are growing in demand at the expense of traditional overhauls.
Aircraft & Propulsion

EASA Certifies Airbus A320P2F Converted Freighter

By Chen Chuanren Mar 24, 2022
The Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW) Airbus A320 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) aircraft has attained EASA supplemental type certificate, around three months after the aircraft conducted its first flight.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Opinion: Is MRO Prepared For New Operator Expectations?

By Craig Gottlieb Mar 23, 2022
Rethinking aftermarket priorities as operator expectations pivot to the "now normal."
MRO

Material Defect Prompts PW1100G-JM Inspection Mandate

By Sean Broderick Mar 23, 2022
A material defect affecting PW1100G-JM-series high pressure turbine disks linked to a March 2020 uncontained engine failure may be more widespread than originally believed, prompting the FAA to propose mandating inspections recommended by Pratt & Whitney. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Dublin Aerospace Partners With Honeywell On APU Repair Offering

By James Pozzi Mar 23, 2022
The MRO will become part of Honeywell’s channel partner network.
Aircraft & Propulsion

FAA Flags Boeing 777 Fuel Systems For Modifications

By Sean Broderick Mar 22, 2022
The FAA plans to require affected Boeing 777 operators to modify fuel systems to ensure they are accurately tracking the amount of fuel going into center wing tanks, correcting a design flaw that has led to over-reporting of fuel amounts—and some diversions as a result. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation