MRO News Briefs, July 24-30, 2022

SNC-Lavalin To Manage Pensacola MRO Development Project
SNC-Lavalin signed an approximately three-year, $8 million contract to provide project management and professional services to Pensacola International Airport's Project Titan Element 2. It will support the airport’s $146 million MRO facility development program, which includes the development of two MRO facilities, a support service center and administrative space. 

Aventure Acquires GOL Boeing 737NG
Aventure Aviation has acquired its fifth Boeing 737NG for this year. The aircraft was recently retired by GOL Airlines. Teardown of the aircraft will be handled by Jetyard in Marana, Arizona and the parts will be relocated to Aventure’s warehouse in Atlanta.

ST Engineering And EFW Redeliver A320P2F
ST Engineering and Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW) recently redelivered an Airbus A320 passenger-to-freighter conversion to Vaayu Group at ST Engineering’s airframe facility in Singapore.

Vertex Begins Work On U.S. Navy Maintenance Contract
The Vertex Company has begun to work on its contract for the maintenance of test aircraft for the U.S. Navy. Vertex will provide maintenance to the Naval Test Wing Atlantic.

AJW Signs PBH Contract With Jet Smart
AJW Group has signed a 10-year power-by-the-hour (PBH) support contract with South American ultra-low-cost carrier JetSMART Airlines SpA. AJW will manage the complete supply, repair and overhaul of components for JetSMART’s A320ceo and A320neo aircraft.

Barnes Aerospace To Expand Its Connecticut MRO Facility
Barnes Aerospace has announced the expansion of its MRO facility in East Granby, Connecticut. The new facility will expand to approximately 68,000 ft.2. It will increase Barnes’ capacity to support new engine programs, product lines and investments in innovative technologies.  

Bonus Tech Appoints New CEO
AFI KLM E&M’s joint venture Bonus Tech has appointed David Lamoureux as the new CEO. Lamoureux, who has 15 years of experience in the engine MRO business at AFI KLM E&M, has also served as technical sales director for CFM56-5 and GE90 engine maintenance services worldwide. 

LHT Aero Alzey Plans Facilities, Staff Expansion
Lufthansa Technik Aero Alzey is planning to expand its facilities in Alzey, Germany by an additional 1,500 m2 in mid-2023 to accommodate more tool, module and device storage, which it says will enable four additional engine bays by repurposing hall space. It also plans to hire more than 40 new employees within the next two years.