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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…

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…

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…

HAECO Landing Gear Services wins 787 approval

HAECO Landing Gear Services, a member of the HAECO Group, announced it has attained Boeing 787 landing gear overhaul capability, providing timely support for the fast-approaching landing gear overhauls due on regional and international Boeing 787 fleets. This newest development reinforces HAECO Landing Gear Services’ position in the landing gear…

STARLUX  Airlines  selects  Sabre’s GDS tech

SABRE has announced a partnership with Taiwan’s newest carrier, STARLUX Airlines to use the US tech firm’s GDS platform. The deal will provide the airline access to Sabre’s global travel marketplace, comprising over 425,000 travel agents worldwide; supporting the carrier as it aims to become a luxury, boutique carrier within the Asia Pacific…

Maiden flight of first GTFTM PW1200G engine assembled in Japan complete

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines  has announced the first flight of a Pratt & Whitney GTFTM PW1200G engine assembled in Japan.  The flight was completed in the United States at the company’s Flight Test Center in Moses Lake, Washington. In a statement Mitsubishi said this test flight…

First Australian electric plane set for take-off

Adelaide company Eyre to There Aviation is planning to be Australia’s first manufacturer of electric aircraft after signing an agreement with a European designer.   Barrie Rogers plans to build Australia’s first electric planes. Company managing director Barrie Rogers said his fully electric airplane, designed by Pipistrel in Slovenia, was set to…

SIA Engineering Company agree JV with Air Innovation Korea

Singapore-listed SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC) has entered into a JV agreement with Air Innovation Korea o form a line maintenance joint venture based in the Republic of Korea.  Under the agreement, SIAEC will hold an equity stake of 51% in the Joint Venture, with AIK taking the remaining 49%…

Philippine Airlines inks repair and warranty deal with Airinmar

Airinmar has signed a three-year support services agreement with flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL).Working in conjunction with PAL’s Aircraft Material Management team, Airinmar will provide a full suite of support services covering both new aircraft warranty and value engineering. The services will supplement PAL’s current activities and focus on maximizing…

ST Engineering secures five-year nacelle contract with Qantas

ST Engineering today announced that its Aerospace arm, has secured a five-year nacelle maintenance contract from Qantas Airways. Under the agreement, ST Engineering will provide nacelle maintenance services starting from 2020 to the airline’s Boeing 737-800 and Airbus A330 fleet. ST Engineering will be a provider of comprehensive MRO solutions…

Vistara and Lufthansa Technik sign 12 component support agreement

TATA SIA Airlines (Vistara) and Lufthansa Technik have signeda twelve-year component support agreement for the Boeing 787 fleet tobe operated by Vistara.  The Indian carrier has six firm orders and four options for this aircraft type. The agreement covers a wide range of aircraft components for the Boeing 787. Service provision will start as…