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…

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…

Maintenance concept ‘Maintwise’ for JetBlue

US-American carrier JetBlue Airways is one of the first customers of Lufthansa Technik’s new engineering consulting service ‘Maintwise’. In only two months, Lufthansa Technik has developed a maintenance concept tailored to the individual needs of the customer for its entire Airbus A320 fleet, consisting of about 130 aircraft. The aim…

Surinam Airways signs 737NG component support deal with AFI KLM E&M

AFI KLM E&M has announced the signing of a component support contract covering the Boeing 737-700 fleet of the Republic of Surinam’s flag carrier. The contract covers the two aircraft currently operated by Surinam Airways, along with a third, scheduled to join the carrier’s fleet in 2020. It covers repairs,…

AFI KLM E&M selected by Atlas Air for 747 fleet support

AFI KLM E&M and Atlas Air have signed a contract to organize component support for the US carrier’s fleet of Boeing 747s-400. The agreement covers flight hour closed loop repair services taking in close to 600 part numbers (PN), along with exchange solutions where necessary. Larry Gibbons, Atlas Air Senior…

MTU Maintenance signs 12-year GE90 contract with United Airlines

MTU Maintenance has signed a twelve-year GE90-115B maintenance contract with United Airlines. The fly-by-hour contract covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul of 49 engines powering the airline’s 777-300ER fleet and includes MTU proprietary repairs as well as engine trend monitoring. “We are proud to continue our partnership with United Airlines,”…

MTU Maintenance launches MTUPlus Intelligent Solutions

MTU Maintenance has launched its redefined services portfolio MTUPlus Intelligent Solutions. The portfolio has been conceived to fulfil the exact and specific needs of operators, who increasingly require tailor-made solutions across the lifecycle in order to control and optimise cost, as well as those of asset owners and lessors, for…