HAECO Cabin Solutions launches passenger cabin cargo units 

HAECO Cabin Solutions, a business unit of the HAECO Group with headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, has launched new, certifiable devices to allow package stowage in the main passenger cabin. As the COVID-19 environment developed, the company saw that airlines were beginning to use passenger flights strictly for cargo….

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…

Boeing to resume Puget Sound production

Boeing will resume all commercial airplane production in a phased approach at its Puget Sound-region facilities next week, after suspending operations last month in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At all of its sites, the company has taken extra precautions and instituted comprehensive procedures to keep people safe and fight the…

Southwest offers its first ever cargo-only charter services

In response to the Covid 19 downturn in passenger number Southwest Airlines announced that for the first time ever, the airline will be offering cargo-only charter services on its Boeing 737s. In a written statement, Southwest said it’s looking to help get much-needed products to those who need it most,…

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…

Avion Express launches cargo operations 

Originally established as a cargo and passenger airline back in 2005, Avion Express, leading ACMI operator with 15 years of experience, announced re-entering the airfreight market. This move comes as a response to a rapidly changing situation in the market. Although commercial passenger flights were suspended around the world due…

AJW Group acquires CFM56-SB4 

AJW Group management of aircraft spares specialist, has purchased CFM56-5B4 engine for teardown in support of expanding engine management programmes. The high-quality engine parts will be stored at AJW Group’s HQ in Sussex, UK and shipped to our strategic hubs around the world ready for exchange and sale to support our…

Sabre brings in cost saving measures

Tech firm Sabre Corporation is taking significant measures to strengthen its financial position in response to the current industry conditions. “This is an unprecedented time. The global travel industry is facing challenges beyond what has been experienced before. We believe Sabre is well positioned to navigate this challenging environment. We…

Aeronautical Engineers inks freighter conversion deal with Nauru Airlines

Aeronautical Engineers has inked an agreement to provide Nauru Airlines with a 10-pallet position B737-300SF freighter conversion.  The flag carrier airline of the Republic of Nauru will use the AEI B737-300SF freighter to transport fresh food, mail, medicines and other freight from various points in the Pacific. The freighter will also…

SunExpress selects GE Aviation for maintenance contract

SunExpress selected GE Aviation for a comprehensive safety contract including eFOQA Mainline. The program covers the SunExpress fleet including Boeing 737 and Airbus A330 airplanes and expands upon a previous agreement to enable advanced analytics with enriched data sets that will ultimately drive greater understanding of flight trends. Implementation is…