MRO News Briefs, May 16-22, 2021
AerFin Launches Engine MRO Lite Service
AerFin has launched a new service called Engine MRO Lite from its Caerphilly, Wales, UK facility. The service offers a range of inhouse and off-wing engine maintenance solutions including quick-turn services, hospital shop repairs and engine transitions across CF34-8, CFM56-5/-7 and RB211-524 platforms.
Malaysia Airlines Extends AFI KLM E&M Component Contract
Malaysia Airlines has extended its contract with AFI KLM E&M for tailored component solutions on its Boeing 737 fleet, including main base kit, pool, repair and logistics. AFI KLM E&M will also provide component repair and access to its local and main spare parts pools in Kuala Lumpur and Amsterdam.
SR Technics Malaysia Becomes Authorized Honeywell Licensee
SR Technics Malaysia has signed a five-year authorized repair and overhaul agreement with Honeywell to become an authorized licensee for mechanical and avionics components. As a Honeywell licensee, SR Technics Malaysia will support global commercial airline customers and engine shops from its facility in Shah Alam, Selangor.
Austrian Airlines APU MRO Contract
Austrian Airlines has extended its relationship with StandardAero through an exclusive multi-year MRO contract for the Pratt & Whitney Canada APS 2300 APUs equipping its fleet of Embraer E195 aircraft. StandardAero will continue to provide MRO services for the APUs from its Maryville, Tennessee location.
FL Technics Engine Services Adds More CFM56 Support
FL Technics Engine Services has been awarded EASA Part 145 approval for more CFM56 family engine MRO services related to fan, hot section and low-pressure turbine repair. It will provide the services from its new three-bay quick-turn activities engine shop at Kaunas Airport.
GA Telesis B767 Teardown Agreement
GA Telesis has signed a Boeing 767 teardown consignment agreement with a major North American airline. It completed the contract through a partnership with its Component Solutions team for the distribution and resale of parts removed from the 767 aircraft.
STS Aviation Base Maintenance Contract
STS Aviation Services has signed a long-term base maintenance agreement with SmartLynx Airlines to support its fleet of Airbus A330 aircraft. Under the contract, STS says it will be performing a number of modifications at its widebody facility in Birmingham, UK.
Triumph Secures Collins Contract
Collins Aerospace has awarded Triumph Product Support a seven year agreement for repair services on various environmental control system components. Under the deal, Triumph will repair and overhaul original equipment parts such as air cycle machines, refrigeration packages, housings, ejectors and fans across multiple platforms from its Product Support facility in Wellington, Kansas.
Israeli MRO Relocating to Tulsa
TAT Technologies has announced plans to relocate its thermal components activities from Israel to Tulsa, Oklahoma. It also plans to expand its Tulsa-based subsidiary Limco Airepair, which focuses on MRO of thermal components. It says the project is expected to add more than 300 new jobs to the Tulsa area.
Jet Parts Engineering Gets FAA Approval on New PMA Parts
Jet Parts Engineering and its subsidiary Aero Parts Mart have received FAA approval on 22 new Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) parts, including CF34 engine cowl seals, APU conduit hardware, Boeing 737 landing gear bearings, 747/757/767 anti-collision light lenses, flight control actuation hardware, fuel control seals and aircraft interior items.