Aviation Week MRO

By Michael Bruno
Barnes Group said Jan. 11 that it will sell its Associated Spring and Hänggi businesses to One Equity Partners in a deal that will net $150 million.
Supply Chain

By Keith Mwanalushi
Rolls-Royce has signed a five-year contract with artificial intelligence systems developer Aerogility to boost forecasting capabilities.
Emerging Technologies

By Keith Mwanalushi
Magnetic Group highlights price increases, staff shortages and longer turnaround times as potential hurdles for the CFM56 market in 2024.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Alex Derber
Government insurance policy will allow low-cost carrier to finance engine maintenance by GE-Celma.
MRO

By Christine Boynton, Sean Broderick, Guy Norris, Helen Massy-Beresford
NTSB reports that the door "plug" which detached from an Alaska Airlines 737 MAX 9 during a mid-air incident Jan. 5 has now been found.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Lindsay Bjerregaard
ATEC is launching a new initiative to help aviation industry experts transition to instructor roles at airframe and powerplant schools.
Workforce & Training

By Thierry Dubois
Air Corsica, the launch customer for the PW127XT-powered version of the ATR 72-600, has been operating it for one year.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Matthew Fulco
The International Air Traffic Association (IATA) estimates that an inventory of 40.1 million flights will be available in 2024.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By James Pozzi, Lee Ann Shay, Lindsay Bjerregaard, Sean Broderick
Aviation Week editors James Pozzi, Lee Ann Shay, Lindsay Bjerregaard and Sean Broderick discuss the outlook for the commercial aftermarket.
MRO Podcast

By Kurt Hofmann
SunExpress on how it prepared for maintenance of Boeing 737-800s damp-leased to South African Airways.
MRO

By Jeremy Kariuki
Pilatus has entered an agreement with Aero Centers Epps to acquire the authorized Pilatus sales and service center at Atlanta’s Dekalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK).
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Matthew Fulco
AAR Corp. announced on Dec. 21 that it would buy Triumph’s (TGI) Product Support Group for $725 million.
Supply Chain

By James Pozzi
Saudia Technic plans to develop capabilities and invest in an expanded MRO site in Jeddah.
Services & Support

By Jeremy Kariuki
Embraer, a Brazilian-based aircraft manufacturer, is doubling its maintenance service capacity in the U.S. to support the country’s growing customer base.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Chen Chuanren
An agreement made with Impeccable Vintage Properties Sdn Bh (IVP) will see SIAEC leasing two hangars for 15 years with an option for 15 more.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Lindsay Bjerregaard
Leki Aviation discusses how supply chain challenges, new technology and the AOG Technics scandal have impacted the parts market.
Supply Chain

By Matthew Fulco
HEICO posted company record sales of $936.4 million in its fiscal 2023 fourth quarter (Q4).
Aircraft & Propulsion

By James Pozzi
Maintenance specialist is adding capacity to accommodate higher Rolls-Royce engine shop visit volumes.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Alex Derber
Supply chain delays, parts price inflation and engine troubles are likely to continue challenging MRO providers in 2024.
MRO

By Lindsay Bjerregaard
A look at how StandardAero is growing its new in-house mechanic training program ahead of its planned Leap introduction in 2024.
Workforce & Training

By Swaati Ketkar
Air India has received approval from India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation to carry out line maintenance on Airbus A350 and A320 aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Rob Hall
Wet lease operator KlasJet is planning ACMI fleet and regional expansion, but new aircraft delivery and engine issues may be roadblocks.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Alex Derber
Maintenance demand for the Airbus A330 is expected to peak over the next two years.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Michael Bruno
Chris Calio will become the next CEO of RTX, arguably the world’s largest aerospace and defense company by annual sales, on May 2, 2024.
Supply Chain

By Lindsay Bjerregaard, Sean Broderick
Boeing has appointed Chris Raymond as its new CEO of Boeing Global Services, succeeding Stephanie Pope.
Workforce & Training