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Zone: Asia/Pacific

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…

ST Engineering Aerospace signs new contract

Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) aerospace sector has signed an agreement with a contract value of about US$600m (approximately S$813m) to provide aircraft heavy maintenance services to a major North American operator. ST Engineering will support the operator, an existing customer, on a fleet of over 160 widebody and narrowbody…

Pratt & Whitney delivers GTF PW1900G engines for E195-E2 Program

Pratt & Whitney and Embraer have celebrated delivery of the GTF PW1900G production engines for the E195-E2 aircraft at Embraer’s E2 final assembly line in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil. The E195-E2 is expected to enter into service in the second half of 2019 with Azul Brazilian Airlines….

SriLankan Airlines selects two Safran NacelleLife service solutions

Safran Nacelles has been selected by SriLankan Airlines for two long term agreements to provide asset management and unscheduled cover of the nacelles that equip the airline’s Airbus A330ceo jetliner fleet powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines and Airbus A320/A321neo jetliner fleet powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines. For the A330ceo…