MRO News Briefs, April 18-24, 2021
New Jet MS Line Maintenance Station
Jet Maintenance Solutions has opened a new line maintenance station in Nice, France. It has already established a dedicated team for line maintenance operations at the station and will offer its Mobile Repair Team services to surrounding airports, including in Cannes, Marseille and Toulon.
ITP Aero Pursues Carbon Neutral Operations
Spanish aeronautical engine and components specialist ITP Aero has joined the United Nations Race to Zero campaign to become carbon neutral by 2050. Through efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and pursuit of more efficient products and sustainable solutions, ITP Aero plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions in its operations by 2030.eam services to surrounding airports, including in Cannes, Marseille and Toulon.
New Aero-Dienst Maintenance Facility
Aero-Dienst has opened a new maintenance station at Oberpfaffenhofen Airport in Germany. It will provide MRO services for airframes, engines and avionic components, as well as pre-purchase inspections, interior work, paint services, modifications and upgrades at the new facility.
STS Aviation Services Lands Royal Air Force Contract
STS Aviation Services has secured a five-year contract to provide fuel tank repair services for the UK Royal Air Force’s fleet of C17 military transport aircraft. The bulk of work for the program will take place at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.
Satair and China Airlines Material Services Contract
Satair will support China Airlines subsidiary TigerAir Taiwan under a new multi-year Integrated Material Services agreement. Satair will provide services including planning, sourcing, purchasing, logistics and inventory management for expendables and consumables on the airline’s Airbus A320ceo and A320neo fleet.
EgyptAir and Sudan Airways MoU
EgyptAir has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sudan Airways to provide the Sudanese airline with expertise in a variety of areas, including developing maintenance and overhaul activities, training personnel and modernizing its fleet. The agreement also aims to increase air traffic between Egypt and Sudan.
New Maintenance Data Partnership
Ramco Systems has partnered with aviation engineering and data solutions provider EXSYN to help customers more smoothly migrate data from existing systems into Ramco’s Aviation M&E MRO Suite software. The first project under the partnership will be data migration for Iberia Maintenance & Engineering from across more than 15 different legacy applications to Ramco Aviation Suite.
Constant Aviation Earns FAA SMS Certification
Business jet MRO provider Constant Aviation has earned FAA Safety Management System (SMS) certification confirming its conformance with its Part 5 Voluntary SMS Program. Constant Aviation says its implementation of SMS across its entire network has reduced incident severity and workplace injuries by over 55% over the last year and has provided direct cost savings of over $250,000.
Viva Aerobus Goes Paperless with FLYdocs Platform
Mexican low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus has signed a deal with FLYdocs to digitize maintenance records for its fleet of 47 Airbus aircraft. The airline says the three-year agreement will strengthen its sustainability efforts by driving a paperless approach and that FLYdocs’ integration with AMOS maintenance software will help it maintain its resilience and adaptability.
Caerdav Adopts ELMS Competence and Compliance Software
Caerdav has adopted ELMS Aviation’s cloud-based competence and compliance software package, ELMS Solution, which it says will provide it with transparency, integrity and visibility of personnel competence. It also plans to use the software as part of its apprenticeship program to aid apprentices in tracking their experience and demonstrating their capabilities.