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Zone: Asia/Pacific

C919 aircraft parts and components production commences

Comac and VIC Xi’an Aircraft Industry have celebrated the first batch production of C919 program at the Pudong base of Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Co (SAMC), and AVIC CAC Commercial Aircraft Co. The production of the parts and components, such as the centre lower panel of the outer wing section, of…

Magnetic MRO opens Kuala Lumpur office as expansion continues

Magnetic MRO has announced the launch of its representative office in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. The company’s new office will focus on developing new customers and partners in South East Asia. The Kuala Lumpur-based team will focus on the introduction of Magnetic MRO services in the local market by…

Boeing’s 777X delays continue following GE9X engine problem

The Boeing 777X is set to be delayed even further after issues have been found with the General Electric’s GE9X turbine engine. The engine problem is not the first that Boeing has experienced on the plane, following delays to the delivery of the planes carbon fiber wings. These issues, coupled…

Rolls-Royce gains Trent XWB order from Fiji Airways

Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Fiji Airways to power two Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. The group will also provide its TotalCare long-term services. Rolls-Royce TotalCare is a long-term services agreement, under which Rolls-Royce takes responsibility for engine maintenance. Ewen McDonald, Rolls-Royce, senior vice president, customers – Asia Pacific, said: “I…

China orders 290 A320 Family and 10 A350 XWB family aircraft

Airbus and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) have signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) covering the purchase by Chinese airlines of a total of 300 Airbus aircraft. The GTA was signed in Paris, France by Guillaume Faury, President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft and future Airbus CEO, and Jia Baojun,…

Manta Air Goes Live with Rusada’s ENVISION

Manta Air, the Maldivian domestic airline, has gone live with Rusada’s maintenance management software, ENVISION, after a successful deployment. Manta Air is the newest airline to serve the Maldivian domestic market, having successfully commenced operations last month. The carrier operates a fleet of ATR72-600’s with several DHC-6 Twin Otter’s set…

AirAsia and Navitaire forge long term partnership

AirAsia has renewed its agreement with Navitaire, an Amadeus company. Under the terms of the contract, AirAsia will use Navitaire’s advanced ancillary, loyalty and reservations platforms including digital, merchandising, distribution and departure control until 2028, resulting in over 25 years of partnership between AirAsia and Navitaire. AirAsia will leverage Navitaire’s…