Rolling Daily Updates (W/C Oct. 3, 2022)

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Oct. 6 2022

AeroRepair Parent Acquires Wheels & Brakes MRO

Aero 3, the parent company of U.S. MRO provider AeroRepair, has acquired Delaware-based Aircrafters, an aftermarket distributor of Collins Aerospace-manufactured wheels and brake parts. As part of the acquisition, Aircrafters will join Aero 3's network of companies consisting of AeroRepair, Hemico and AeroRepair Canada. Aero 3 says that the acquisition will leverage Aircrafter’s machine shop and PMA and DER engineering capabilities.


Bangkok Airways Signs MoU With OVEC

Bangkok Airways has signed a memorandum of understanding with Thailand's Office of Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) to develop additional vocational manpower in the field of aircraft maintenance.

Oct. 5 2022

Jet Parts Engineering Receives FAA Approval For PMA Parts, DER Repair

Jet Parts Engineering and its subsidiaries PG Aerotech and Aero Parts Mart have gained FAA approval for 11 PMA parts and one designated engineering representative repair. The approval will cover parts for Airbus A318, A319, A320, A321 and Boeing 737, 747, 757, 767 and 777 aircraft and CF34-8, LEAP and V2500 engines."

American Airlines Names New VP Line Maintenance

American Airlines has promoted Evita Garces as vice president of line maintenance. Garces has worked at American Airlines for more than 21 years and has held several roles across its Tech Ops department.

Oct. 4 2022

MTU Aero Engines Appoints New COO

MTU Aero Engines has appointed Silke Maurer as chief operating officer for a period of three years, effective from Feb. 1, 2023. Maurer will take over responsibility for OEM operations. Lars Wagners, the current COO, will take over the position of CEO from Jan. 1, 2023.

Sanad, Triumph Sign Engine MRO Agreement

Abu Dhabi-based engine specialist Sanad has signed an agreement for Triumph Product Support – Grand Prairie to perform engine accessory MRO services on V2500 engines serviced by Sanad. Under the terms of the contract, Triumph will perform the maintenance services on the narrowbody engine at its Texas facility.

Oct.3 2022

Skymark Airlines, MRO Japan Agreement

Skymark Airlines and MRO Japan have signed an agreement for aircraft maintenance, including heavy maintenance.

Air Mauritius, AFI KLM E&M Renew Component Support Agreement

AFI KLM E&M has extended its component support agreement Air Mauritius' two Airbus A330neo and four A350 aircraft. The renewed agreement consists of component repair services and spare parts pooling access.