Rolls-Royce partners with Air China for new Trent facility

Air China and Rolls-Royce have entered into a 50-50 Joint Venture (JV) to develop new maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facility. The new facility will be called BAESL (Beijing Aero Engine Services Company Limited) and will provide MRO support on Air China’s Trent 700, Trent XWB-84, and Trent 1000 aero…

ST Engineering selects PowerFleet

ST Engineering has selected PowerFleet industrial telematics solutions for the Maintenance Repair Operations (MRO) at its airframe facility in San Antonio. ST Engineering’s San Antonio facility will utilize PowerFleet’s telematics solutions to improve overall equipment visibility into its aerospace MRO operations, as well as an API tool to integrate data…

HAECO ITM signs a long-term contract with Silk Way West Airlines

HAECO ITM has signed an exclusive contract with Silk Way West Airlines to provide inventory technical management support to the airline’s Boeing 747-8F fleet. The new agreement will run until 2029. Under the new agreement, Silk Way West Airlines will benefit from gaining access to HAECO ITM’s pool of components…

Indian airlines must improve engineering

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has called on airlines to increase their engineering-related capabilities at all base and transit stations. The move comes after a series of safety-related incidents. Airlines have also been asked to take “appropriate mitigation action and greater internal surveillance to ensure safety of air…

Contrail Aviation expands book and leadership team

Contrail Aviation Support, a full-service engine asset management platform and supplier of surplus and aftermarket commercial jet engine components, has announced that over the past 12 months, the company has acquired A318s (CFM56-5B powered), A320s (V2500 powered), 10 CFM56-5B engines and more V2500-A5 spare engines to support the growing USM…

Iberia Maintenance returns 38 aircraft into operation

With the lifting of travel restrictions and then flight bookings peak, Iberia Maintenance has supported its customers to increase the number of operating aircraft in their fleets and has returned into operation 38 A32X aircraft from its customer base during the last 10 months. Apart from the Return to Operation…

Air Europa selects AerFin’s Component Support Program

Spanish carrier Air Europa has appointed AerFin to support its fleet of seven E190 E-Jet aircraft with a fully bespoke component support program. The BeyondPool support program will provide a dedicated cost-effective solution for managing the phase-out of the airline’s E190 fleet of aircraft in 2023. The flexible support program…

SIA Engineering Group reports Q1 net profit

During the first quarter, SIA Engineering Group revenue for the first quarter of FY2022-23 increased 36.9% year-on-year to $171.5 million. The increase was largely driven by the increase in line maintenance revenue due to the higher number of flights handled. The pick-up in flight activities saw an increase in demand for base…

Embraer and Fokker Services deepen collaboration for future developments

Embraer and Fokker Services has announced the intention to deepen the collaboration between the companies in several projects, mainly related to the services and support fields. The companies are looking at aftermarket support topics, such as aircraft modifications and customization, program support, logistics, repair services and all other support opportunities….

MHIRJ announces authorized service facility agreement with Air Nostrum

MHI RJ Aviation Group (MHIRJ) has signed an agreement with Air Nostrum Engineering and Maintenance (ANEM), appointing them as a MHIRJ Authorized Service Facility (ASF) in Europe. This agreement marks an important step in expanding MHIRJ’s service network internationally, allowing MHIRJ to extend, in collaboration with ANEM, the same levels…

Dassault Aviation select IAI to produce Falcon 10 wing movable surfaces

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has been selected by Dassault Aviation to design and produce the all-composite wing movable surfaces for the new, long range Falcon 10X business jet. The Falcon 10X wing movable surfaces program joins IAI’s other aerostructures programs for other leading aircraft manufacturers. Drawing on its in-house advanced…