MRO News Briefs, Aug. 7-13, 2022

MAAS Aviation Welcomes New CFO
MAAS Aviation has appointed Malachy McEnroe as chief finance officer. McEnroe, who has been working in finance industry for over 25 years, also held senior finance roles at both GE and HNA Group. 

GA Telesis Appoints Chief Digital Transformation Officer
GA Telesis has appointed Rainford Knight as a chief digital transformation officer. Knight will work with GA Telesis' global technology team to develop “a sustainable digital organization.”

HAECO ITM Signs Contract With Silk Way West Airlines
HAECO ITM has signed an agreement with Silk Way West Airlines to provide inventory technical management support for its Boeing 747-8F fleet until 2029. HAECO ITM will also provide component management support, engineering services and AOG support.

Hans Airways Selects STS For MRO Services
UK-based long-haul startup Hans Airways, which is preparing to start flights to India, has selected STS Aviation for maintenance of its Airbus A330 aircraft. STS has already welcomed the first aircraft at its Birmingham MRO facility.

EmpowerMX Welcomes New Chief Commercial Officer
Cloud-based MRO software provider EmpowerMX has appointed aviation MRO industry veteran Tom Davis as its new chief commercial officer. Davis most recently served in senior executive roles at Honeywell and Wencor.

West Star Appoints New Avionics Team Lead 
West Star Aviation has promoted Eric Bollman to avionics team lead at its St. Louis Regional Airport MRO facility. Bollman, who has been working with West Star since 2015, has previously served as operations manager at Eco Systems.

Acumen And Fabrik Partner On Digital Twins
Acumen Aviation has partnered with Fabrik to provide 3D digital twin technology to the aviation industry. Fabrik will support Acumen’s enterprise resource planning platform SPARTA to bring 3D digital twin technology to its project management module. The technology is expected to provide improved aircraft inspection reports.

China Central Airlines Signs Maintenance Agreement 
China Central Airlines has signed a framework agreement with HNA Aviation Technic targeting the improvement of the airline’s maintenance and operational quality.

Avelo, USAA Partner On Career Pathway Program 
Avelo Airlines has partnered with the U.S. Aviation Academy (USAA) to create a career pathway program for pilots and maintenance technicians. The program will support students in completing training through USAA’s accelerated aviation programs.