MRO News Briefs, Jan. 12-18, 2020

MRO News Briefs

TP Aerospace, SAS Pen MRO Contract

TP Aerospace and SAS Scandinavian Airlines signed an all-inclusive wheels and brakes program covering the support of 124 aircraft. The program went into effect this week.

Wizz Air Rolls Out ACARS Service

Wizz Air has become the first carrier in Europe to deploy SITAONAIR’s airline-integrated ACARS over IP service, using terrestrial cellular networks. The service is delivered in partnership with Teledyne Controls and will be deployed across Wizz Air’s entire existing and future fleet.

Aeromexico Strikes Boeing Compensation Deal

Grupo Aeromexico has recently reached a confidential compensation agreement with Boeing to mitigate Aeromexico's costs arising from the temporary grounding of the airline's Boeing 737 Max. American Airlines has also reached a confidential compensation agreement with Boeing for financial damages caused by the grounding of the Max.

Magnetic MRO Approved by Chinese Regulator

Magnetic MRO has received Civil Aviation Administration of China certification.

HAECO Americas Names New CFO

HAECO Americas has appointed Todd Navin chief financial officer.

Ameco Partners With Coatings Specialist

Ameco and BCS, a professional surface coating, processing and high-precision parts processing company, have reached a strategic cooperation agreement on maintenance services at Beijing Daxing International Airport and other Chinese airports.

Seabury Expands in Canada

Seabury Solutions, which offers Alkym MRO software and eAuthority compliance and safety software, is opening an office in Ottawa, Canada.

Gameco Completes First 777 Landing Gear Overhaul

GAMECO’s Qingyuan Branch has completed the first in-house overhaul of a Boeing 777 landing gear set for China Southern Airlines and lease-owner China Aviation Supplies.

Virgin Atlantic Picks New MRO IT System

Virgin Atlantic’s Engineering & Maintenance team has selected announced eMRO by TRAX as its IT system for future maintenance management.