AVAir and Lufthansa Technik ink spares deal 

AvAir, aninventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, and Lufthansa Technik have signed a long-term aftermarket sales agreement. AvAir has purchased the majority of Lufthansa Technik’s overstock of rotable spares inventory. The Arizona-based company acquired 9,000 line items, comprising of components including IDGs (Integrated Drive Generator), FADECs (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) and Starters. The first…

KlasJet adds cargo services to its offering

KlasJet, a family member of Avia Solutions Group and a private and corporate jet charter company, has added cargo services to its portfolio by collaborating with cargo airline BlueBird Nordic. The latter company’s newly acquired Boeing 737-300 will enable KlasJet to carry out cargo services globally. The alliance of KlasJet’s…

Baltic Exchange partners with TAC Index and moves into air cargo market

EU authorised benchmark administrator the Baltic Exchange has partnered with air cargo pricing publisher TAC Index Company of Hong Kong. The Baltic Exchange and TAC will provide new regional general air cargo rate assessments. TAC’s Regional General Air Cargo Indices will be rebranded as the Baltic Air Freight Index (BAF…

APOC Aviation acquires young A319 for teardown  

APOC Aviation has purchased an A319-111 from SMBC Aviation Capital for tear-down. MSN 3380 was previously operated by Spanish flag-carrier, Iberia, and it is the fourth A320 family plane acquired this year. Two are already being parted out in Marana, Arizona, and this particular aircraft is already located at eCube…

MTU Aero Engines plans gradual restart of operations

Following the current three-week suspension of operations, MTU Aero Engines is planning a gradual restart of operations at its German sites. Capacities will be increased according to demand and the situation in the supply chain. Extensive measures have been prepared to protect employees’ health. Short-time working will apply from April…

Skyworld Aviation sells two Avro RJ100’s

Skyworld Aviation has arranged the sale of two Avro RJ100’s to spares and components specialist Executive Jet Support in the UK. The two RJs were part of a 10 aircraft fleet previously operated by Braathens Regional. Executive Jet Support provides commercial aircraft, engines and airframe components on sale, exchange or…

Lufthansa Technik agrees on short-time working

Lufthansa Technik has reached an agreement with the bodies of  co-determination and its operating partners to introduce short-time working. This applies to all German sites and companies with the exception of Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey (LTAA) and Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS). The agreement thus applies to around 12,000 employees…

Air cargo volumes fell 23% in March

Global cargo volumes fell by 23% in March versus the same four weeks of 2019 with the week ending 29 March showing volumes were just half of what was moved in the same seven days of last year, according to the latest air cargo market intelligence from CLIVE Data Services….

APOC Aviation closes on three airframe deals

Part-out activity has commenced this month in Marana, Arizona for two A319-132 airframes recently acquired by APOC Aviation. MSN 1758 and 1790 were formerly operated by Air Macau and the parts are expected to arrive into APOC’s stock during April/May. Jasper van den Boogaard, VP Airframe Acquisition & Trading at…

APOC Aviation establishes new dedicated landing gear division

Apoc Aviation  the innovative leasing, trading and aircraft part-out specialist has set up a specialist landing gear division to service a growing number of discreet customers across leading airlines and MROs worldwide. With several A320 and B737 assets already out on lease, or in active exchange programmes, the Company is seeking…

Vortex Aviation Dublin facility receives EASA certification 

Vortex Aviation, a turbine engine support company providing services across Europe and neighboring countries, today announced its Dublin facility received Maintenance approval under EASA certification from the competent authorities (IAA) Irish Aviation Authority. Vortex Aviation located in Dublin Ireland, provides engine hospital shop visit maintenance activities to support its global customer…