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

Embraer Confident On Demand For E-Jet P2F Conversions

By Helen Massy-Beresford Mar 22, 2022
Embraer estimates that it could transform between 100 and 200 of the jets into cargo aircraft over the next 10 years. 
Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Turkish Technic Rebounds In 2021, Edges Toward Recovery

By James Pozzi Mar 22, 2022
Revenues at the maintenance affiliate of Turkish airlines remain well below pre-COVID levels, but business improved last year.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Russian MRO’s Downward Race Between Demand and Supply

By Henry Canaday Mar 22, 2022
As commercial flights dip significantly in Russia, can the country find ways to get around Western sanctions?
Aircraft & Propulsion

Administrators Not Obliged To Pay For Return Of Leased Equipment

By Alex Derber Mar 22, 2022
Recent court hearing has widespread implications for both aircraft and engine lessors.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Dust Build-Up Linked To Leap-1A Turbine Blade Issues

By Sean Broderick Mar 21, 2022
A proposed FAA mandate sheds light on CFM Leap-1A issues plaguing operators in the Middle East and North African environments, identifying dust buildup as the cause of high-pressure turbine rotor blade deterioration and at least two in-service incidents.

Cannibalization, Confiscation Risks Haunt Insurers

By Alex Derber Mar 21, 2022
Ukraine conflict could have a significant impact on the aircraft leasing market.
Aircraft & Propulsion

New U.S. Mechanic Training Standards Nearing Completion

By Sean Broderick Mar 18, 2022
A major revamp to the rules that spell out how U.S. schools teach aspiring aviation mechanics is inching toward completion, with a few key steps remaining before new standards come into force. 
Workforce & Training

MRO News Briefs, March 13-19, 2022

Mar 18, 2022
Bamboo Airways and LHT Sign MOU Bamboo Airways and Lufthansa Technik have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will enable the companies to…

Fast 5: Meggitt Looks To Recovery At Expanded Singapore Operation

By James Pozzi Mar 18, 2022
Adrian Bunn, general manager, services and support – Asia-Pacific at Meggitt, talks about the doubling in size of its Singapore operation and where he sees the recovery of the region's aftermarket headed.
Aircraft & Propulsion

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai Breaks Ground On Training Facility

By James Pozzi Mar 18, 2022
The China-based MRO plans to open the center for the training of engine maintenance mechanics in 2023.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Building an Aviation Maintenance Workforce the Toyota Way

By Henry Canaday Mar 16, 2022
Could the MRO industry use a workforce training approach developed by Toyota to solve its labor challenges?
Workforce & Training

EASA Suspends Russian Aircraft Certificates of Airworthiness

By Jens Flottau Mar 16, 2022
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has outlined the details of how it is implementing EU sanctions against Russia and decided, among other things, to suspend certificates of airworthiness and put on hold all pending certification applications.

Opinion: Russia’s Tools to Keep Its Civil Fleet Airborne

Mike Stengel Mar 16, 2022
An analysis of the strategies Russia may use to keep its fleet airborne in the face of western sanctions.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: What Do Russian Aftermarket Sanctions Mean For MRO

By Lee Ann Shay Mar 16, 2022
Aviation Week MRO editors unpack the latest developments affecting the aftermarket following the sanctions placed on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine in what remains a fast-moving situation.

Satair Pursues Simplified Aircraft Floor Repairs

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 15, 2022
The Airbus subsidiary has launched a new aircraft floor panel product that can be cut to size on-site.
Interiors & Connectivity

EVA Airways Opts For IAI 777 Freighter Conversion

By Chen Chuanren Mar 15, 2022
The order makes EVA Airways the first Asia-based carrier to opt for IAI’s 777-300ERSF conversion, which the Israeli company says offers 25% more freight volume than the production 777F.
Aircraft & Propulsion

FEAM Grows European Line Station Network

By James Pozzi Mar 15, 2022
The acquisition of Northern Aerotech will bring the number of stations on the continent to 12.
Aircraft & Propulsion

ITA Awards Provisional MRO Agreement

By James Pozzi Mar 15, 2022
State-owned airline has signed a provisional maintenance contract with Atitech as both parties move forward in acquiring the MRO assets of defunct carrier Alitalia.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embry-Riddle Becomes First Part 147 School to Implement dentCHECK

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 14, 2022
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is incorporating 8tree’s handheld dentCHECK tool for aircraft damage mapping into its aviation maintenance curriculum.
Workforce & Training

Etihad Saving Fuel On 787s With New Flight Optimization Tool

By Lee Ann Shay Mar 14, 2022
Etihad Airways has implemented a tool for pilots that is generating 1.4% fuel savings.
Aircraft & Propulsion

De Havilland Offering Retrofit Dash 8-400 Cargo Options

By Paul Seidenman Mar 11, 2022
The OEM has begun offering a variety of cargo solutions for Dash 8-400 regional airliners in response to growing air cargo and e-commerce demand.

Russian Airlines Consider Ways To Continue Airworthiness Of Fleets

Aviation Week Network staff Mar 11, 2022
Russian airlines are looking for ways to continue airworthiness of their foreign-made aircraft now that access to European spare parts and MRO services has closed due to the EU sanctions. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Aviation Regulators Map Out 2022 Recovery Plans

By Henry Canaday Mar 11, 2022
Global aviation regulators share updates on rules and industry recovery at ARSA’s 2022 spring conference.
Safety, Ops & Regulation