MRO News Briefs, Nov. 22-28, 2020
Bii Adds to A320 Interior Components Stock
Bii.aero has boosted its stock of Airbus A320 interior components, purchasing a “significant amount of inventory” of A320 family galley inserts that are further supplemented by a large consignment from a major European airline. The combined package comprises over 1,700 line items such as vacuum lavatories, smoke detectors, ovens, coffee makers, faucets, fire extinguishers, lights and attendant seats from OEMs such as Adams-Rite, Airbus, Diehl, Goodrich and Zodiac.
Gameco Partners with Shenzhen Airport Company Ltd.
Shenzhen Airport Company Ltd. Has signed a strategic partnership MOU with Gameco to jointly provide maintenance and ground services for domestic and international airlines operating at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport. The companies say the cooperation aims to push forward development of the airport as a “high quality and innovative hub airport.”
Lufthansa Technik Delivers Patient Transport Units for Installation
Lufthansa Technik has delivered eight of its Patient Transport Units and 16 oxygen supply systems to Airbus Defence and Space, where they will be installed in Airbus A330 MRTT aircraft operated by the Multinational Multi Role Tanker Transport Unit of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency. The first installation is scheduled for December and LHT says the units can be installed in almost any aircraft within minutes using seat track adapters.
Air Arabia Signs CFM Engine Support Agreement
Air Arabia has signed a nine-year services agreement with CFM International for time and material support of its fleet of six LEAP-1A powered Airbus A321neo aircraft. The agreement builds on its existing relationship with CFM that includes a fleet of 52 CFM56 powered A320ceos and six A321neos.
New Ukrainian Startup Airline Selects AMOS
New Ukrainian airline Bees Airline has selected Swiss-AS AMOS MRO software to support its operations, which are set to begin in early 2021. The two Boeing 737 aircraft in its fleet were already managed in AMOS and the airline plans to double its fleet within six months once it begins operations.
Marshall Aerospace & Defence Selects IFS Software
Marshall Aerospace & Defence Group has selected IFS Applications 10 to support its MRO and manufacturing business. The enterprise applications platform, which will enable it to monitor and analyze all business data, will be used to support its heavy maintenance activities for aerospace and defense customers, including aftermarket services for the Hercules C-130.