Boeing Explores P-8 Sustainment In Singapore

By Chen Chuanren May 30, 2023
Boeing and ST Engineering have agreed to explore setting up a P-8 Poseidon services and sustainment center in Singapore to support the maritime patrol aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

GE Validates CFM Leap 1 Upgrades With New Dust Test

By Guy Norris May 19, 2023
Validation tests will continue through the remainder of the year and amass a “large” number of cycles.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Flight Friday: Latest Generation Versus Legacy Engines

By Daniel Williams Apr 27, 2023
We look at the latest generation engines CFM LEAP and Pratt & Whitney GTF against the well-established "legacy" engines CFM56 and IAE V2500.

Aercap Notes Strong Engine Leasing Prospects

By Alex Derber Mar 08, 2023
The company has benefited from supply chain challenges that have held back deliveries of new narrowbody aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Huge Aircraft Orders Underline Air India’s Bold New Vision

By Adrian Schofield Feb 23, 2023
New owners look to increase market share and merge group’s airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

Safran Enjoys Services Boom

By Alex Derber Feb 21, 2023
French OEM Safran reported 29% higher civil aftermarket sales in 2022.
Services & Support

Lufthansa Technik Opens Engine Training Center

By James Pozzi Feb 21, 2023
The center for the training of engine mechanics was opened on Monday (Feb. 20) in the Rahlstedt district of Hamburg.
Workforce & Training

Safran Sees No Overall Improvement In Supply Chain Performance

By Jens Flottau Feb 17, 2023
Safran CEO Olivier Andries does not expect supply chain issues to go away any time soon.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Inside MRO News Briefs And Contracts

Feb 10, 2023
Facility expansions, joint ventures and support contracts feature in Contracts and News Briefs this month.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Engine MROs Expand In Dallas-Fort Worth

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Feb 07, 2023
StandardAero and MTU Maintenance Dallas are growing facilities and MRO capabilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Data Tool: 2023 Engine Fleet Entry In North America

By Prachi Patel Feb 07, 2023
A look at the engine fleet entry for 2023 in the North America region.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Latin American Engine MRO Market Prepped For Growth

Christian Albertson Feb 07, 2023
Aviation Week projects that the expanding engine fleet in Latin America will drive an increase in MRO spending over the next decade.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Aerolineas Argentinas Explores MRO Partnerships, Third-Party Growth

By James Pozzi Feb 06, 2023
Why Aerolineas Argentinas is looking to develop capabilities for the under-served Latin American commercial aftermarket.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Lufthansa Technik To Expand Shannon MRO Business

By James Pozzi Jan 17, 2023
German MRO is targeting further capacity, new capabilities and jobs in Shannon.
Services & Support

NTSB Questions FAA’s Nacelle Certification Review Conclusions

By Sean Broderick Jan 06, 2023
The safety board wants the FAA to explain why the U.S. regulations are adequate while Europe’s are being updated.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Daily Memo: Engine Aftermarket Suppliers Shifting To Support Recovery

By Sean Broderick Dec 06, 2021
The overall recovery trend is positive, particularly in the core of the fleet—narrowbody flying that serves both domestic routes and many intra-regional cross-border markets.
Supply Chain

Russian MRO to Launch CFM56 Heavy Maintenance

By Maxim Pyadushkin Jun 21, 2021
S7 Technics will build a new facility at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) that will be the first in Russia to overhaul CFM International CFM56-5B/7B engines, installed on the Airbus A320ceo and Boeing 737NG.
Aircraft & Propulsion

MTU, Safran Offer Cautious Optimism For Engine MRO

By Sean Broderick Oct 30, 2020
While powerplant suppliers Safran and MTU Aero Engines posted expected drops in aftermarket revenues for the last quarter, executives from each company highlighted several trends that support a cautiously optimistic outlook.
MRO Transatlantic

Regulators Order Inspections After Downtime Is Linked To 737 Engine Incidents

By Sean Broderick Jul 24, 2020
Storage-related corrosion of Boeing-supplied valves on certain CFM56 engines has been linked to four engine shutdowns, prompting regulators to order inspections before the 1,140 aircraft are returned to service after extended downtime.
Safety, Ops & Regulation