MRO News Briefs, June 7-13, 2020

Tearing Down Turbines
Mastermelt America acquired Conecsus Aerospace, which operates a 50,000-sq.-ft commercial and military aircraft engine dismantling and recycling facility in Texas. Conecsus disassembles engines and separates the alloys and precious metals, and Mastermelt operates precious metal refiners and alloy processors.

AFRAA, ACC Aviation Enter Partnership
The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and ACC Aviation Group, have announced a strategic partnership for the provision of services that will support the development of Africa’s aviation industry. Included in the agreement is the aviation company lending its expertise across a range of aviation services, including strategic consultancy and asset management, aircraft charter and ACMI leasing.

CBD Names New EMEA Lead
CDB Aviation has announced Paul Boyle as its new head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will oversee the lessor’s commercial activity within the region.

Triumph Pens North America Contract
Triumph Group’s Triumph Systems & Support business has signed a five-year agreement with a North America-based independent MRO facility for support of engine accessories on CFM56, CF34 and CF6 engine models. Work for the long-term agreement will be performed at facilities in Grand Prairie, Texas and Wellington, Kansas.

AAR To Provide MRO Services For BASF Product
BASF has appointed AAR as a preferred distributor of MRO services for Deoxo aircraft cabin ozone/volatile organic compounds (VOC) converters.

Eirtech Gains Cayman Island CAMO Approval
Eirtech Aviation Services has been approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands as a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation. This additional approval further increases the range of Eirtech’s CAMO services available to customers from aircraft airworthiness management and ARC recommendations for lease transition aircraft to supporting airlines and operator CAMO requirements.

NAC Readies For Post-COVID Recovery
Nordic Aviation Capital has agreed to inject $60m of new equity into the company.

ITS To Teardown A Boeing 737
ITS will teardown a Boeing 737-800 in Wales later this month.

Fiji Reconfigures Aircraft For Cargo Use
Fiji Airways reconfigured cabin of one ATR 72-600 at Nadi to carry cargo.