FL Technics Indonesia earns FAA Part-145 Air Repair Station certification

FL Technics has earned FAA (Federal Aviation Association) Part-145 Air Repair Station certification #47DY377D emerging as one of Asia’s MRO hotspots in the Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Indonesia alone has approximately 60 MRO companies and only a few of them have FAA certification. This certificate allows FL Technics Indonesia to…

LHT to provide comprehensive A350 APU support for two Asian airlines

Two major Asian airlines have entrusted Lufthansa Technik with the technical support for the HGT1700 auxiliary power units (APU) of their A350-900 fleets. South Korean carrier Asiana Airlines signed a ten year long-term contract for the HGT1700 APUs of its planned fleet of 30 A350-900 aircraft. The services will be…

Boeing to acquire Millennium Space Systems

Boeing will acquire Millennium Space Systems, a provider of agile, flight-proven small-satellite solutions, under an acquisition agreement that will expand Boeing’s satellite and space portfolio, talent and capabilities. “Millennium Space Systems’ expertise in vertically-integrated small-satellite solutions perfectly complements Boeing’s existing satellite portfolio, and will allow us to meet the needs…

FlyBosnia joins the OASES community

  Newly established, Sarajevo-based FlyBosnia has selected Commsoft’s industry-leading MRO IT system, OASES, to support its planned operations. Established by the Saudi Arabian Al Shiddi Group, FlyBosnia is currently in the process of submitting its application for an AOC and intends to acquire, initially, an A320 family for operations from…

Cobalt Air signs multi-year agreement with Travelport

Travelport has signed a new multi-year content agreement with Cobalt Air, which includes the use of the company’s leading merchandising tool, Travelport Rich Content and Branding. With Cobalt Air joining over 260 airlines using Travelport Rich Content and Branding, agencies and travel bookers will also be given a graphically rich…

FLYdocs welcome André Fischer as new CEO

FLYdocs, the aviation data and records management software provider that manages the lease transfer of aircraft and assets, has appointed André Fischer as CEO. Fischer joins from AAR Corp, where he has held the position of VP Business Strategy for the past two years. His career spans over 20 years,…

IPOL Lubricants goes global

  GP Petroleums (GPPL), a lubricant maker in India and part of UAE-based GP Global, has signed an agreement with MAG Lube, which manufactures lubricants in the Middle East, to manufacture and market IPOL lubricants across the world. According to the agreement, MAG Lube will pay a royalty to GPPL…

Triumph to provide thrust reverser MRO services for Asiana Airlines Fleet

Triumph Group’s subsidiary, Triumph Aviation Services Asia, has been selected by Asiana Airlines to provide CF6-80C2 thrust reverser maintenance support and services for its fleet of Boeing 747-400 and 767-300. Triumph Aviation Services Asia is an operating company of Triumph Product Support. Under the new agreement, the Chonburi, Thailand based…

CTS Engines inducts first PW2000 engine

CTS Engines, which provides mature engine maintenance, has inducted the first PW2000 engine into its engine overhaul facility in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Along with the CF6-80C2, CF6-80A, and CF6-50C2, the PW2000 represents the fourth engine model type serviced by CTS. “The profile of the PW2000 engine—which will continue to operate…

MAEL announces new head of maintenance and a new head of engineering

Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) has promoted Lee Burgess to head of maintenance and welcomed Keith Earnden back to the company as interim head of engineering. Chris Dare, managing director of Monarch Aircraft Engineering, says: “Lee and Keith bring a depth and breadth of experience to their new roles that will…