Kellstrom Aerospace and Elliott Manufacturing sign new agreement

Kellstrom Aerospace, a global commercial aftermarket OEM Distribution provider, has been appointed as worldwide aviation commercial aftermarket distributor of Elliott Manufacturing. This commercial aftermarket partnership will allow Kellstrom Aerospace to  support the material requirements of international airlines and MRO customers with Factory New Elliott Manufacturing Flexible Shaft Assemblies, which are installed…

Haeco and Alaska Airlines extend partnership through 2027

HAECO Americas has extended its long-standing agreement with Alaska Airlines to provide airframe services in the form of heavy maintenance and modification services on the airline’s growing fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft at its Greensboro, North Carolina facility through 2027. The extension of this agreement builds upon the existing…

LOTAMS performs world’s first 50K FC-Check

A heavy maintenance check performed by LOTAMS on a Boeing 767 was completed on July 31. It was the first check of this type in the world carried out on an aircraft with 50,000 flight cycles. LOTAMS worked on the aircraft for five months, completing almost 35,000 man-hours. The range…

Atlas Air announces long-term extension of agreement with DB Schenker

Atlas Air, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide, has extended its partnership with Schenker Flight Services GmbH (DB Schenker), the integrated logistics service provider, to provide transpacific service. Atlas Air’s relationship with DB Schenker includes supporting its global network by providing charter capacity service. The new arrangement builds on…

AJW Group purchases A320 CFM56 engine for teardown

AJW Group has purchased a CFM56-5B engine for teardown to support its expanding engine inventory and engine management programmes. The associated engine parts will be stored at AJW Groups global facilities to support the needs of worldwide A320 family operators. Ian Malin, Chief Financial Officer, AJW Group, comments:  “We are delighted…

Air One Aviation signs new agreement with ROM Cargo

ROM Cargo has appointed Air One Aviation as its exclusive Global Sales & Services partner. This follows the awarding of the airline’s Air Operators’ Certificate by Romania’s civil aviation authority to begin international Boeing 747-400 freighter services. Combined with its existing airline client base, the new contract means Air One…

IATA: Air cargo demand up 9.4% in October

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released October 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued to be well above pre-crisis levels and that the capacity constraints have eased slightly. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometres (CTKs), was up 9.4% compared to October 2019 (10.4% for international…

Gama Aviation sells stake in CASL

Gama Aviation, the global business aviation service provider, has agreed the sale of its 20% holding in the issued share capital of China Aircraft Services (CASL) to Hutchison CCF Investments.  CASL provides services to commercial airlines at Hong Kong Airport. The sale, which is for cash consideration of US$2.0million, is expected…

Viva Air implements flight analytics solution from GE Digital

Viva Air, an ultra-low-cost airline in Colombia, has contracted for two of GE Digital’s Aviation Software solutions to further its sustainability goals including fuel consumption. Viva will be implementing GE Digital’s Fuel Insight, and FlightPulse to identify and quantify specific opportunities to optimize operations and maximize emission reduction. GE Digital’s…