APOC Aviation acquires three A320 airframes for part-out in China

APOC Aviation has acquired three A320 airframes for part-out.  MSN 712, 718 and 720 were formerly acquired by CALC Group (China Aircraft Leasing Group) from China Southern Air Leasing earlier this year. APOC will retain CALC Group’s MRO joint venture, FL ARI Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Company (FL ARI) to…

Bombardier delivers one Q400 Aircraft to Qazaq Air

Bombardier has delivered the first of two Q400 aircraft ordered by Qazaq Air JSC of Kazakhstan (Qazaq Air) in 2017. The order followed Qazaq Air’s successful launch of domestic service in Kazakhstan in July 2015, using three leased Q400 aircraft. Qazaq Air’s Acting Chief Executive Officer, Adel Dauletbek and the…

Air Botswana signs pool program agreement for its E170

Embraer has signed  a Pool  Program Agreement  with Air  Botswana to  support a  wide  range  of repairable components  for itsE170aircraft. The multiyear Pool Program Agreement includes full repair coverage for components and parts as well as unlimited access to a large stock of components at Embraer’s distribution centre. “Air Botswana…

Air Botswana signs pool program agreement for its E170

Embraer has signed  a Pool  Program Agreement  with Air  Botswana to  support a  wide  range  of repairable components  for itsE170aircraft. The multiyear Pool Program Agreement includes full repair coverage for components and parts as well as unlimited access to a large stock of components at Embraer’s distribution centre. “Air Botswana…

Embraer and Binter sign total support program for new E195-E2 fleet

Embraer and Binter have signed a multiyear Total Support Program (TSP) agreement to support the airline’s new E195-E2 fleet, Embraer’s  second  generation of E-Jets. The Total Support Program, dedicated to E2 customers, is a new product offered by Embraer TechCare  designed  to  allow  airlines  to  minimize  their  upfront  investment  on…

Barfield signs component repair agreement with AerFin

Barfield, an Air France KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) subsidiary in the Americas, entered into a long-term maintenance agreement with AerFin to cover the repair of regional and single aisle commercial aircraft components. “Choosing to enter into a formal agreement with Barfield was an easy decision for us,…

Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air

Airbus has launched first operations of a new Skywise service – Skywise Health Monitoring (SHM) – with Allegiant Air on its A320s. Dynamically coupled with Skywise Reliability Services (SRS) and Skywise Predictive Maintenance (SPM), SHM is hosted on Skywise, gathering live diagnostic feeds from the aircraft through its ACARS link…

AFI KLM E&M partners with WestJet for GEnx support

AFI KLM E&M and WestJet have inked a Letter Of Intent to sign a contract for maintenance and support for the GEnx engines equipping the Canadian carrier’s fleet of 10 Boeing 787-9s. AFI KLM &M will monitor WestJet’s GEnx fleet using its Prognos for Engine data analysis and predictive maintenance…

StandardAero celebrates 500th CFM56-7B delivery

StandardAero recently celebrated the delivery of the company’s 500th CFM International CFM56-7B turbofan engine from its overhaul facility in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.  This milestone engine powered a Boeing 737 Next Generation passenger jet operated by a major North American airline supported by StandardAero via offload agreements with its partner GE…