Windscreen OEMs Push Performance, Durability, Sustainability Advances

By Paul Seidenman Nov 30, 2022
New aircraft windscreens are incorporating materials and designs aimed at improving both performance and sustainability.
Emerging Technologies

Fast 5: Panasonic Technical Services' VP On European MRO Expansion

By James Pozzi Nov 17, 2022
Tom Eskola, vice president and general manager of Panasonic Technical Services, discusses the company's recent expansion of its avionics repair facility in Dundalk.
Interiors & Connectivity

Watch: HAECO On PTF, Supply Chain Challenges And Aftermarket Capabilities

Nov 03, 2022
Richard Kendall, HAECO's Chief Commercial officer found time to discuss global engine support, setting up new facilities in London, Dallas, the Netherlands and Hong Kong with Lindsay Bjerregaard, Aviation Week Network's MRO Managing Editor, at MRO Europe.

Panasonic Expands Avionics MRO Facility In Ireland

By James Pozzi Oct 18, 2022
The company says it has grown volume at the site by 500%.
MRO Europe

Next-Gen Cockpit Voice Recorders Boost Time, Data Capabilities

By Paul Seidenman Oct 05, 2022
Next-gen cockpit voice recorders are extending recording times and becoming more flight data recorder-integrated.

EasyJet Eyes Fuel Savings From Airbus FMS Upgrade

By Victoria Moores Sep 26, 2022
The airline’s entire fleet will undergo a software upgrade to optimize flight trajectories and save fuel.

Aircraft Cabins Adapt To Greater Device Charging Needs

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Sep 15, 2022
Higher-power personal electronic devices and Europe’s new USB-C rule are driving airlines to retrofit fleets with upgraded charging ports.
Interiors & Connectivity

Inside MRO News Briefs And Contracts, September 2022

Sep 07, 2022
Power-by-the-hour contracts, line maintenance and component repairs for aircraft feature in this month’s Contracts and Briefs.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Knight Aerospace, Collins Launch Next-Gen Interior Module For Cargo Aircraft

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Aug 22, 2022
The companies’ Next-Generation Air Transportable Galley Lavatories add newer technology and components to simplify repair needs.
Interiors & Connectivity

Emirates Starts Prep Work For 120-Aircraft Retrofit Project

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Aug 17, 2022
Emirates Engineering is beginning preparation and trial runs to retrofit the passenger cabins of a large portion of its A380 and 777 aircraft.
Interiors & Connectivity

Inside MRO News Briefs And Contracts, August 2022

Aug 08, 2022
Expanding operations and acquisitions, in this month’s Contracts and Briefs.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Lavatory OEMs Incorporating Innovative Engineering And Design

By Paul Seidenman Aug 08, 2022
Manufacturers of aircraft lavatories are adapting designs for improved hygiene, accessibility and sustainability.
Interiors & Connectivity

Industry Balks At The FAA’s 5G Risk-Mitigation Plan

By Sean Broderick Aug 08, 2022
The FAA’s decision to push radio altimeter upgrades as wireless companies roll out new 5G networks has airlines on edge.

Inside MRO News Briefs And Contracts...

Jul 05, 2022
Passenger-to-freighter conversions, connectivity upgrades feature in this month’s Contracts and Briefs.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Lufthansa Technik, Diab Develop Greener Composites For Cabin Use

By Thierry Dubois Jun 15, 2022
As part of aviation’s endeavor to become sustainable, the manufacturers of cabin-related components are looking for composite materials with a smaller environmental footprint, either recyclable or bio-sourced.
Interiors & Connectivity

Condor Chooses Lufthansa Technik’s Retrofit Floor Heating System

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 14, 2022
Condor will be installing HeatNOW in its Airbus A320 fleet to prevent formation of cold areas in the cabin.
Interiors & Connectivity

Aftermarket Struggles To Meet Cabin Refurbishment Demand

By Alex Derber Jun 09, 2022
Although aircraft transitions are driving demand for cabin refurbishment, supply chain woes are limiting progress.
Interiors & Connectivity

Flyht Unveils Edge Launch Customer, Completes ARJ21 Work

By Sean Broderick Jun 07, 2022
Avionics and software specialist Flyht says aspiring A320 operator Coral Jet is the launch customer of its third-generation avionics platform, while a previous version is about to enter service on China Express ARJ21s.
Aircraft & Propulsion

JETMS Builds London-Based Competitor To European Completions Giants

By Angus Batey May 23, 2022
JETMS plans to turn the former RAS Completions and Interiors businesses into a UK-based direct rival to the big European completions houses.

Flying Colours Gains Orders For CRJ 200 Conversions

By Molly McMillin May 22, 2022
Flying Colours, a Canadian-based refurbishment, completions and maintenance provider, is experiencing a “rebirth” in conversions of Bombardier CRJ 200 aircraft into corporate shuttles and VIP business aircraft.

Opinion: What Could Have Been For the Airbus A380

Christopher Gibbs May 09, 2022
If Airbus or its engine manufacturers had made a few changes, could the A380 have been a better-selling aircraft?
Aircraft & Propulsion

How Inflight Entertainment’s Next Steps Affect MRO

By Paul Seidenman May 06, 2022
What’s the outlook for IFE? Will all airline passengers be able to stream with their own devices eventually?
Interiors & Connectivity

QARs Evolve As Airlines Demand Quick Data Retrieval

By Paul Seidenman Apr 13, 2022
Today’s QARs have evolved to provide airlines with better capability, capacity and connectivity.

Transforming Air Travel For Reduced Mobility Passengers

By Paul Seidenman Apr 07, 2022
New aircraft seat designs are being developed to better accommodate passengers with reduced mobility.
Interiors & Connectivity

Thommen Launches Legacy Aircraft Display Replacement Service

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 28, 2022
Thommen Aircraft Equipment has begun offering replacement services for CRT and first-generation LCD displays in legacy aircraft.
Interiors & Connectivity