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Zone: Asia/Pacific

SriLankan Airlines selects two Safran NacelleLife service solutions

Safran Nacelles has been selected by SriLankan Airlines for two long term agreements to provide asset management and unscheduled cover of the nacelles that equip the airline’s Airbus A330ceo jetliner fleet powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines and Airbus A320/A321neo jetliner fleet powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines. For the A330ceo…

Singapore Airlines’ SilkAir selects Thompson Aero Seating

Thompson Aero Seating has been selected for the upgrade of business class seats on Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) regional arm SilkAir on its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet. The upgrades will commence in May 2020 and are part of a significant investment programme that will eventually see SilkAir merged into SIA….

Qantas signs new distribution agreement

Qantas has signed a new distribution agreement with Amadeus, that includes a private channel. The private channel will be known as the Qantas Channel and will come into effect on 1st August 2019. The agreement ensures that Amadeus travel sellers that sign up to the Qantas Channel can continue to…

Amadeus Altéa NDC and Anytime Merchandising adopted by Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has integrated Amadeus Altéa NDC and Amadeus Anytime Merchandising (AAM), to accelerate digital transformation and enhance its retailing capabilities. These solutions have been in implementation since June 2018, and SIA has been part of Amadeus’ NDC-X program since coming on board with Altéa NDC in 2017. Singapore…

Airbus Group enlarges shareholding in Avichina

Avichina has announced that a number of institutions have increased their shareholdings on the company, in which their existing strategic shareholder, Airbus Group spent HK$180million in enlarging their shareholdings to 5% in approximate. The increase in shareholdings has been the third time since they entered into strategic cooperation since the…

First ANA A380 rolls-out of Airbus Paintshop with unique livery

The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, Germany, bearing the airline’s distinctive and unique Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle livery. ANA has firm orders for three A380s, becoming the first customer for the superjumbo in Japan. The airline will take…

Haeco Private Jet Solutions obtains EASA DOA

HAECO Group’s cabin completion specialist, HAECO Private Jet Solutions (HAECO PJS), has obtained EASA Part 21 Subpart J Design Organisation Approval (DOA). The approval enables HAECO PJS to approve minor changes and repairs for parts and appliances covering cabin, structures, and electrical systems on private jets and commercial aircraft. With…

Haeco Private Jet Solutions obtains EASA DOA

HAECO Group’s cabin completion specialist, HAECO Private Jet Solutions (HAECO PJS), has obtained EASA Part 21 Subpart J Design Organisation Approval (DOA). The approval enables HAECO PJS to approve minor changes and repairs for parts and appliances covering cabin, structures, and electrical systems on private jets and commercial aircraft. With…

Boeing delivers its 2,000th airplane to China

Boeing has delivered its 2,000th airplane to a Chinese operator, a 737 MAX for Xiamen Airlines. Boeing has delivered its first 1,000 airplanes to Chinese airlines over four decades. The next 1,000 Boeing jets have now been delivered over the past five years. The rapid pace continues as one in…

Boeing and Safran joint venture to start operations

Boeing and Safran have received regulatory approvals for a joint venture so they can begin designing, building and servicing aircraft Auxiliary Power Units (APUs)—onboard engines that are primarily used to start the main engines and power aircraft systems while on the ground and, if necessary, in flight. The companies also…

Rolls-Royce introduces new engine change service with HAECO

Rolls-Royce has introduced a new Trent XWB Engine Change Service, with Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company (HAECO Hong Kong) as its launch partner. The service enables Rolls-Royce customers to access its OEM expertise and supplier network, with Rolls-Royce acting as a one-stop shop to organise labour, parts and/or tooling for…

Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen approved service provider for COMAC

Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC (Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China) has officially approved Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen as their first MRO service provider in China for ARJ21 engine nacelles and components. Prior to the approval, the Lufthansa Technik subsidiary had successfully performed an on-site audit in December 2017. Located in the Chinese…