Jet Parts Engineering receives FAA approval on 18 new PMA parts

PMA parts supplier Jet Parts Engineering (JPE) has received FAA approval on 18 new PMA parts. The most recent additions to JPE’s extensive offerings include interior seat track covers that apply across a broad range of Boeing aircraft, thrust reverser seals for the ERJ platform, anti-collision position lenses and hardware,…

JPB Système announces new Smart Washer solution in bid to improve MRO efficiency

France-based, JPB Système has announced the proof-of-concept release of Smart Washer, a sealing technology designed to improve efficiencies within maintenance, repair and operations by enabling touchless and wireless measurement of bolt axial load. The company says it also anticipates that the solution will improve safety by providing more accurate measurements while reducing wear…

KF Aerospace signs maintenance contract with Canada’s Air Transat

KF Aerospace has signed a contract with Canada’s Air Transat to provide heavy maintenance and modifications on the Montreal-based airline’s fleet of aircraft, including the A321, B737NG, and A330 widebody. KF has already invested in the staffing and tooling capability at its YHM Hamilton base to support the unique needs…

Dowty Propellers introduces new headquarters

Dowty Propellers has introduced a new facility in Brockworth, England to provide a modern operation for the company’s development, manufacture and support of state-of-the-art propeller systems with all-composite blades. The new facility will incorporate technologies for the high-quality production, control, repair and in-service support of the company’s propeller systems, which…

Czech Airlines Technics enters base maintenance agreement with Jet2

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a subsidiary company of Prague Airport and provider of aircraft repair and maintenance services, has entered into a base maintenance agreement with leading leisure airline Jet2. Under the contract, employees of CSAT provide Boeing 737NG aircraft base maintenance checks for UK carrier in facilities at Václav Havel…

Air Astana completes first C-check on A320neo

Air Astana completed its first independent C-check at its base at Almaty Airport in November 2019. An Airbus A320neo aircraft, registration P4-KBH was selected for this C-check. Air Astana received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in October to perform this advanced level of maintenance. The certificate allows…

Lufthansa offers Ufo to go into comprehensive arbitration

Lufthansa is offering the Ufo trade union the opportunity to begin the comprehensive arbitration process at its subsidiaries Eurowings, Germanwings and CityLine. The waiver of the assurance of a peace obligation would be linked to a moderation process at Germanwings in which all open tariff issues could be discussed. Lufthansa…

MTU Aero Engines provides an initial outlook on 2020

MTU Aero Engines AG has presented an initial outlook on its expected business development in 2020. In the upcoming financial year, the commercial business sectors such as commercial new engine and spare parts business as well as commercial maintenance business are predicted to be the main sources of growth. The…

Avia Prime signs deal for JAT Tehnika

Avia Prime, a sole owner of Adria Tehnika and LINETECH MRO’s, has signed a deal with the Serbian Government to acquire a 99% stake in JAT Tehnika. After this transaction, the Avia Prime Group becomes one of the key players on the European MRO market, offering a comprehensive range of…

KLM UK Engineering signs base maintenance support for BA CityFlyer

KLM UK Engineering will provide base maintenance support for BA CityFlyer on its Embraer fleet as part of this long-term contract at its Norwich facility. Wayne Easlea, operations director at KLM UK Engineering, commented: “We are delighted that BA CityFlyer has selected KLM UK Engineering for this long-term casualty /…

Jat Tehnika achieves EASA approval on the SSJ100

Jat Tehnika has successfully achieved the EASA Part.145 approval for various line and base maintenance activities on the Superjet 100 (SSJ100) regional jet, with the support of SuperJet International for necessary personnel training, spares and technical services. This new cooperation will enable Jat Tehnika to perform a wide range of…

AJW invests in Bombardier global express components

AJW Group has bolstered its presence in the business jet market with a major investment in Bombardier global express components. The global express components will be available to customers for sale, exchange and lease from next month. Available inventory includes two BR710 engines, landing gear ship set, flaps and auxiliary…