AerFin receives EASA Part 145 maintenance organisation approval

AerFin has received EASA Part 145 maintenance organisation approval certification for its engine MRO services at its 100,000 sq.ft. facility based in the UK. With the certification the group will look to extend its aftermarket services and move towards enhancing its MRO capability across multiple platforms, the company says. The…

Lufthansa offers technical support for South African carrier Comair

Lufthansa Technik has announced a partnership with South African owned carrier Comair for technical services and integrated fleet management. Operations at the first two local line maintenance stations of the MRO company have already begun. Comair has contracted Lufthansa Technik to provide Total Technical Support (TTS) for its Boeing 737…

Ryanair signs pilot training software partnership with CEFA Aviation

Ryanair has announced a six-year deal with CEFA Aviation, which provides flight safety and pilot training software and services. The deal is said to provide world first cloud-based mobile service CEFA aviation mobile services (AMS) for Ryanair’s pilot training programmes. With this new partnership, the company says it will become…

Industry leaders join together for Dublin Aviation Summit

Worldwide leaders in the areas of aviation leasing and MRO gathered together for talks, exhibitions and networking opportunities at Airline Economics’ Dublin Aviation Summit. Lasting for three days, the Dublin Aviation Summit, began with a golf tournament at the K Club, supported by ACS, which was won by John Keegan of CFM…

Wizz Air introduces Comply 365 to speed up documentation process

Wizz Air is transforming its content authoring process for both company and operating manuals by adding Comply365’s end-to-end content management and distribution platform. The company says its needed an innovative way to speed up its documentation process to support its rapid growth plans. Wizz Air flies under two air operator…

VDTM receives ISO certification

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow (VDTM) has been certified for compliance with the ISO 9001-2015 international standard. The implementation of a quality management system (QMS) was a strategic decision aimed at enhancing the company’s performance, reducing risks and providing a firm basis for its sustainable development. The QMS implemented has improved the…

Air Botswana signs pool program agreement for its E170

Embraer has signed  a Pool  Program Agreement  with Air  Botswana to  support a  wide  range  of repairable components  for itsE170aircraft. The multiyear Pool Program Agreement includes full repair coverage for components and parts as well as unlimited access to a large stock of components at Embraer’s distribution centre. “Air Botswana…

Barfield signs component repair agreement with AerFin

Barfield, an Air France KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) subsidiary in the Americas, entered into a long-term maintenance agreement with AerFin to cover the repair of regional and single aisle commercial aircraft components. “Choosing to enter into a formal agreement with Barfield was an easy decision for us,…

Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air

Airbus has launched first operations of a new Skywise service – Skywise Health Monitoring (SHM) – with Allegiant Air on its A320s. Dynamically coupled with Skywise Reliability Services (SRS) and Skywise Predictive Maintenance (SPM), SHM is hosted on Skywise, gathering live diagnostic feeds from the aircraft through its ACARS link…