JSC Saratov Airlines folds

  The Russian government continues to tighten its grip on the aviation market while carrying through the promise to take back the skies for Aeroflot, this time JSC Saratov Airlines is the victim. The Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) ordered Saratov to suspend all ticket sales for flights post May…

MRO Global Awards

  The Dublin Aviation Summit closed yesterday after another successful day welcoming visitors to the exhibition hall and delegates enjoyed the panel discussions on the second day of the asset management and aircraft lifecycle management conference. On Tuesday evening, the MRO industry celebrated some of its brightest stars at the…

NATS takes equity stake in Aireon

  The UK air traffic management service provider, NATS, has announced it has invested in Aireon, the company pioneering a space-based air traffic surveillance service. Through a network of 66 low earth orbiting Iridium NEXT satellites, AireonSM will monitor the location of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipped aircraft flying anywhere…

New software CloudCARDS AMS

  CloudCARDS has launched its new Asset Management Product at the MRO Global Dublin Aviation Summit. This product is a comprehensive system aimed at both leasing companies and airlines to manage the day-to-day technical and financial transactions required to maintain a profitable asset. The product will also encompass forecasting and…

Launch operator A330neo completes maiden flight

  The first A330neo for launch operator TAP Air Portugal – MSN1819 – has completed its 4:32 hours maiden flight. The aircraft now joins the fleet of two A330-900 test aircraft already performing flight tests since 19 October 2017. MSN1819 is the first aircraft fitted with the Airspace cabin by…

MYR welcomes new Part 145 repair station

  Myrtle Air Services, Inc. (MASI) has earned its 145 Air Agency Certificate from the FAA. The FAA regulates civil aviation safety and stipulates that aircraft parts must be repaired by a certified repair station to be legally installed in an aircraft. The certification means that MASI will be held…

AEI receives EASA approval for CRJ200SF

  Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for the AEI CRJ200 SF passenger-to-freighter conversion. The EASA approval (STC 10061615) allows for the operation of European registered CRJ200 SF freighters. AEI received the original FAA STC for the CRJ200 SF at the end of 2016…

Boeing, Assembrix to collaborate on secure 3D printing

  Boeing and Israeli company Assembrix have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that will enable Boeing to use Assembrix software to manage and protect intellectual property shared with vendors during design and manufacturing. “This agreement expands Boeing’s ties to Israeli industry while helping companies like Assembrix expand their business,”…