AVAir and Lufthansa Technik ink spares deal 

AvAir, aninventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, and Lufthansa Technik have signed a long-term aftermarket sales agreement. AvAir has purchased the majority of Lufthansa Technik’s overstock of rotable spares inventory. The Arizona-based company acquired 9,000 line items, comprising of components including IDGs (Integrated Drive Generator), FADECs (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) and Starters. The first…

Airbus pulls out of proposed Thai MRO JV 

Airbus has pulled out of on an 11 billion baht MRO joint venture with Thai Airways, according to local media. The project was to develop a maintenance, MRO facility at the U-Tapao Airport in Rayong province. The airport also serves the seaside resort of According to Thai media reports. Airbus…

APOC Aviation acquires young A319 for teardown  

APOC Aviation has purchased an A319-111 from SMBC Aviation Capital for tear-down. MSN 3380 was previously operated by Spanish flag-carrier, Iberia, and it is the fourth A320 family plane acquired this year. Two are already being parted out in Marana, Arizona, and this particular aircraft is already located at eCube…

ST Engineering wins $900 million worth of contracts in Q1 

Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has won nearly $900 million of aerospace related contracts in the first quarter of 2020. The group’s Aerospace sector secured about $838m across its spectrum of aviation manufacturing and MRO businesses. The MRO contracts included A320 heavy maintenance contracts and CFM56-7B engine maintenance contracts from…

Kellstrom Aerospace completes acquisition of A320-214 for teardown

Kellstrom Aerospace a global aftermarket aircraft lifecycle solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of an A320-214 (MSN 2180) with Serviceable CFM56-5B4/P Engines. The A320 airframe was recently acquired for disassembly in the UK. The engines will be remarketed through Kellstrom Aerospace Asset Management for Sale or Lease. This project will…

HAECO Composite Services adds GE90 fan case repair capability

 HAECO Composite Services, a member of the HAECO Group, has added capability for preventive maintenance inspections and associated repairs on fan stator modules for GE90 engines on Boeing 777 aircraft. Established in 2009 and located in Jinjiang, Fujian province, Mainland China, HAECO Composite Services is a dedicated composite maintenance, repair…

MTU Aero Engines plans gradual restart of operations

Following the current three-week suspension of operations, MTU Aero Engines is planning a gradual restart of operations at its German sites. Capacities will be increased according to demand and the situation in the supply chain. Extensive measures have been prepared to protect employees’ health. Short-time working will apply from April…

Skyworld Aviation sells two Avro RJ100’s

Skyworld Aviation has arranged the sale of two Avro RJ100’s to spares and components specialist Executive Jet Support in the UK. The two RJs were part of a 10 aircraft fleet previously operated by Braathens Regional. Executive Jet Support provides commercial aircraft, engines and airframe components on sale, exchange or…

Lufthansa Technik agrees on short-time working

Lufthansa Technik has reached an agreement with the bodies of  co-determination and its operating partners to introduce short-time working. This applies to all German sites and companies with the exception of Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey (LTAA) and Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS). The agreement thus applies to around 12,000 employees…

Aventure Aviation acquires Boeing 757-200 for teardown

Aventure Aviation has acquired for teardown a Boeing 757-200 (MSN 27208). The airframe will be dismantled in Goodyear, Arizona. All harvested parts will be inspected on-site and shipped to Aventure’s main facilities located near Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Last operated by La Compagnie, the aircraft was removed from service at…