LOTAMS performs world’s first 50K FC-Check

A heavy maintenance check performed by LOTAMS on a Boeing 767 was completed on July 31. It was the first check of this type in the world carried out on an aircraft with 50,000 flight cycles. LOTAMS worked on the aircraft for five months, completing almost 35,000 man-hours. The range…

Air One Aviation signs new agreement with ROM Cargo

ROM Cargo has appointed Air One Aviation as its exclusive Global Sales & Services partner. This follows the awarding of the airline’s Air Operators’ Certificate by Romania’s civil aviation authority to begin international Boeing 747-400 freighter services. Combined with its existing airline client base, the new contract means Air One…

IATA: Air cargo demand up 9.4% in October

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released October 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued to be well above pre-crisis levels and that the capacity constraints have eased slightly. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometres (CTKs), was up 9.4% compared to October 2019 (10.4% for international…

AELF FlightService partners with Avensis Aviation

AELF FlightService (FlightService) has partnered with Avensis Aviation to purchase ten Medius passenger to freighter conversion kits for 2022. FlightService, operated by its sister company, Malta-based Maleth Aero, is focused on air cargo solutions, with an emerging ground transportation segment. The company will work with Avensis to convert its Airbus…

Aviator Airport Alliance inks de-icing deal with Sunclass Airlines

Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics, has extended its partnership agreement with Sunclass Airlines for de-icing services. Under the renewed contract, Aviator will provide Sunclass Airlines with de-icing services at Stockholm-Arlanda, Malmo and Gothenburg Airports for a three-year-long period. The contract…

Pratt & Whitney adds the PW1900G Engine to OGMA’s GTF MRO Capability

OGMA – Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal S.A., an Embraer Group company, has announced that it will be adding the PW1900G engine model to its GTF MRO capability. The PW1900G engine currently powers the Embraer E190-E2 and E195-E2 aircraft. The expansion was recognized at an in-person signing ceremony with Portuguese Prime Minister…

Rolls-Royce signs Totalcare agreement with MNG Airlines

Rolls-Royce has signed a TotalCare agreement with MNG Airlines for the Trent 700 engines that power its two additional Airbus A330-300 P2F freighter aircraft. Istanbul-based MNG already operates one A330-200F, which is also powered by the Trent 700 and has TotalCare service support. The Trent 700 has established itself as…

LOTAMS expands its client portfolio with euroAtlantic Airways

In September this year, the client portfolio of the Polish leader in maintenance services was extended by the Portuguese airline, euroAtlantic Airways. “LOTAMS cooperation with the Portuguese carrier began with the base maintenance of the 767, which involved a lot of demanding maintenance. “We are proud that another European client…

DHL Express launches new cargo airline DHL Air Austria

DHL Express celebrated the launch of its newly established cargo airline DHL Air Austria yesterday, which is now headquartered at Vienna Airport. The inauguration flight of the first registered Boeing 757 under Austrian flag also took place in the presence of key partners from the responsible aviation authorities such as…