MRO News Briefs, Sept. 5-11, 2021
AMES Wins New United Heavy Maintenance Work
Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services (AMES) has signed a multi-year agreement to provide additional heavy maintenance capacity for United Airlines’ Boeing 767, 737, 757 and Airbus A320 fleets. AMES will perform the work at its MRO facilities in Wilmington, Ohio and Tampa, Florida, where it is expected to fill three and four heavy maintenance lines, respectively.
HAECO Supporting Southern Air’s 777F Fleet
HAECO Hong Kong has extended its long term partnership with Atlas Air Worldwide to provide fleet technical services support to Atlas’ subsidiary Southern Air. The contract will run for two years and includes the airline’s entire Boeing 777F fleet.
VD Gulf Opens New Egyptian Line Stations
Independent middle eastern MRO VD Gulf has opened new line stations at Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada airports under EASA approval. The stations are approved to service Airbus A320 family and Boeing 737 CL/NG aircraft.
Singapore Airlines Extends Heston MRO Partnership
Singapore Airlines has extended its MRO partnership with Heston MRO for an additional three years. Heston MRO will handle all incoming and departing SIA passenger flights in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth utilizing Boeing 777 and 787, and Airbus A350 and A380 aircraft types. It will also provide defect rectification, local warehousing and logistics support.
Satair Signs Airbus Spares Agreement with FACC
Satair has signed a multi-year agreement with FACC covering the global exclusive distribution of Airspace XL bins, the entrance area, ceiling panels and all related spares for the Airbus A320 family. As part of the agreement, Satair will perform Supplier Support Conditions on FACC’s behalf related to covering the spares related activities.
New Freighter Conversion Line Induction
Precision Aircraft Solutions has inducted the first of four B757-200PCF freighter conversions for Aviation Holdings III Investments. The induction marks the beginning of a second Boeing 757 conversion line at HAECO Xiamen and Precision’s 141st B757-200PCF.
ALL4JETS Licenses 3D Training Device
Polish MRO and Part 147 ALL4JETS has signed an agreement to deliver a 3D virtual aircraft training device it developed in 2020 to an Armenian school. The device allows users to access each aircraft type from multiple sides to learn more about it, including components, cabins and cockpits. The agreement covers lifetime license to study ATR 72-500, Bombardier Q400 and Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft.
FEAM Gets AS9110 Certification
FEAM has been awarded AS9110 certification by National Quality Assurance, USA. The AS9110 standard was developed to meet the specific requirements of aerospace maintenance organizations, incorporates the requirements of ISO 9001 and specifies additional MRO industry requirements.