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Zone: Asia/Pacific

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…

Lufthansa Technical Training and SAMC sign new agreement

On November 7, 2018, Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Company (SAMC) and Lufthansa Technical Training, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Airshow China in Zhuhai. The MoU intensifies a closer strategic partnership between the two companies in on-the-job training of skilled technicians. SAMC is…

Jeju Air Selects PROS to Accelerate Revenue Growth

PROS, a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, has announced that Jeju Air has selected PROS to strengthen its revenue management capabilities. PROS Revenue Management was chosen due to its intuitive functionality, scalability, accurate forecasting and insights, which Jeju Air will use to optimize revenue…

ECAC EDS CB C3 approval for Smiths Detection technology

Smiths Detection has gained ECAC EDS CB C3 approval for the innovative HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX checkpoint scanner. This eliminates the need to remove electronic devices and liquids from hand luggage (subject to local authority guidelines) to make the process more passenger friendly. The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX delivers the highest levels…

Sabre strengthens its partnership with Jet Airways

Sabre has announced a renewed, full content, distribution agreement with Jet Airways – India’s premier, full service international airline.  Effective April 2019, Sabre’s extended agreement with Jet Airways provides Sabre-connected agents across India and the world a path to access the full content of Jet Airways into year 2024. With…