EgyptAir Orders First Narrowbody Freighter Conversion
EgyptAir, joining the acceleration among Middle Eastern carriers toward increased cargo capacity, has placed a conversion order for its first Boeing 737-800SF freighter.
natalia.pelayo… Wed, 05/18/2022 - 15:37
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Ryanair Opens First Irish Heavy Maintenance Facility

By James Pozzi May 18, 2022
The low-cost airline has commenced operations at a leased three-bay hangar in Shannon.
Aircraft & Propulsion

StandardAero Acquires Fan Blade Specialist EB Airfoils

By James Pozzi May 17, 2022
Florida-headquartered company will join StandardAero network of shops.
Aircraft & Propulsion

ATR, Safran Create Digital Tool to Analyze Landing Gear MRO Needs

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 17, 2022
The new Smart Lander service uses machine learning to analyze maintenance required after hard landings.
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Will Fleet Upgrades Slow?

By Alex Derber May 16, 2022
A major question for MRO planners is how quickly to invest in capabilities for new-technology airframes and engines, maintenance demand for which…
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TAP’s Ramp Up Held Back By A330neo Engine Trouble, CEO Says
TAP Air Portugal will operate its entire fleet this summer but the carrier is having issues with the engines that power its fleet of Airbus A330-900s.
guy.ferneyhoug… Fri, 05/13/2022 - 16:34
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Podcast: Sustainability Essentials: Understanding Next Important Steps

By Lee Ann Shay May 13, 2022
Graham Webb, Pratt & Whitney’s Chief Sustainability Officer, tells Lee Ann Shay about what needs to be done now to reduce aviation’s carbon footprint.
MRO

Finnair Aims For Parts Digitalization Through New Partnership

By James Pozzi May 13, 2022
The airline’s technical services division will work with SkySelect to digitize the parts purchasing process.
Aircraft & Propulsion

365 Aviation Launches New Jet Card Program

By Matthew Orloff May 12, 2022
365 Aviation, a British private jet charter company, has launched its new Jet Card program "365Bespoke."
Aircraft & Propulsion

Fast 5: Transitioning From MRO to SpaceX

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 12, 2022
Kyle Williams, final integration lead tech at SpaceX, talks about his career path switch from MRO to commercial space.
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Egyptair’s Maintenance Unit Bolsters Capabilities, Training Services
How Egyptair’s maintenance division is building its operations to cater for more third-party MRO work.
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MROs, Lessors, OEMs Feel Impact Of Ukraine War

By James Pozzi May 12, 2022
How the Ukraine war and sanctions against Russia are affecting MRO providers, lessors and OEMs.
Supply Chain

New Dash 8 Modification Project Tailors to Antarctic Operations

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 11, 2022
Field Aerospace, Collins Aerospace and De Havilland Aircraft of Canada will be modifying a Dash 8 aircraft for special operations in the Antarctic.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Ryanair Outsources More Heavy Maintenance

By James Pozzi May 11, 2022
The low-cost carrier will send two lines of heavy maintenance to UK-based MRO Caerdav this winter.
Aircraft & Propulsion

MROs Expect Steady Demand For Legacy Regional Airliners

By Paul Seidenman May 10, 2022
The MRO market for legacy regional airliners is expected to see stability and modest growth.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Future Of The GP7200 Engine

By James Pozzi May 10, 2022
As Airbus A380s are phased out, their GP2700s will be retired at relatively young ages.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer Signs Launch Customer For E-Jets Cargo Conversion Program

By Lee Ann Shay May 10, 2022
Embraer is starting an E-Jet conversion program in response to the booming e-commerce market and the movement by logistics providers to decentralization warehouses.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Iberia Progresses On Heavy Maintenance Build Up

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 09, 2022
Spanish low-cost carrier Volotea has selected Iberia Maintenance to perform C check overhauls on its Airbus A320s.
MRO

Fokker Services Lands E-Jet Maintenance Contract

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 09, 2022
Embraer has picked Fokker Services to maintain E-Jet engine line replaceable units enrolled in its Pool Program.
MRO

AFI KLM E&M Leads Parent Group Profits Again

By Alex Derber May 09, 2022
Maintenance EBITDA for the calendar year was €374 million.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Lessors Seek Maintenance Compromise On Recovered Aircraft

By Alex Derber May 09, 2022
Efforts to repossess aircraft and engines from Russia remain ongoing.
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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?
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Cargo Conversion Demand Will Remain Robust, Unless . . .

By Henry Canaday May 06, 2022
Analysts expect demand to remain strong for cargo conversions, but oversupply and inflation could cause short-term uncertainty.
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Will The Popularity Of Engine Module Changes Continue?

By Alex Derber May 06, 2022
Why airlines’ preference for engine module swaps instead of overhauls is likely to continue.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Groundhog Day At Boeing Begets Existential Questions

By Michael Bruno May 06, 2022
Boeing remains a going concern, but it cannot shake the specter of an existential crisis. A resolution may be far from clear.
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