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Zone: Middle East/Africa

Saudi Specialized Products Company signs partnership with Rafaut Group

Saudi Specialized Products Company (WAHAJ) has signed a joint cooperation agreement with the Rafaut Group of France to build local manufacturing facilities in the aviation sector. The agreement is in line with the Kingdom’s drive to achieve one of the objectives of Vision 2030 for localisation. Rafaut Group provides maintenance,…

Etihad Engineering signs supply agreement with Satair

MRO services provider Etihad Engineering has signed a supply agreement with Satair, one of the world’s largest aviation spares and solution providers. Abdul Khaliq Saeed, chief executive officer, Etihad Engineering said: “We are happy to continue to build on our existing collaboration with Satair to better serve our customers. This…

Solenta Aviation now using Rusada’s Envision

Solenta Aviation has entered into an agreement to use Rusada’s maintenance management software Envision. South African-based Solenta Aviation provides customised passenger and cargo solutions, aircraft charter and ACMI services to multiple industries. The airline operates and manages a fleet of almost 40 aircraft, including Beechcraft 1900’s, ATR’s and Embraer ERJ’s,…

Safair expands GE’s TrueChoice overhaul agreement for CFM56 engines

Safair has extended and expanded its TrueChoice Overhaul agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its CFM56-7B engines that power its fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The new agreement is valued at more than $70 million over the life of the agreement. Elmar Conradie, chief executive officer…

ALS selects Rolls-Royce for engine servicing

Rolls-Royce and ALS have signed an agreement for engine maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the Kenyan airline’s fleet of AE3007-powered Embraer ERJ135 and ERJ145 aircraft. The agreement, which is for five years and will be for up to 10 aircraft in total, will see Rolls-Royce provide the Nairobi-based specialist…

Voyageur and Segers establish aircraft parts depot in Dubai

Voyageur Aviation and Segers Aviation have established a regional aircraft parts depot in Dubai. The new partnership includes a spare parts distribution agreement that will leverage Segers’ experienced logistics and sales expertise to sell Voyageur-owned spare parts to operators in the region and beyond. Under this agreement, Voyageur, a subsidiary…

Mubadala Aerospace merges its MRO and capital businesses

Abu Dhabi-based investor Mubadala Investment Company has announced the launch of Sanad, a new company designed to increase the company’s long-term growth. Sanad will integrate MRO specialists Sanad Aerotech, energy and industrial MRO service provider Sanad Powertech and leasing partner Sanad Capital (formerly known as Sanad Aero Solutions). The new…

Sanad Aerotech signs MRO agreement with GE Aviation for LEAP engines

MRO services provider Sanad Aerotech has signed an agreement with GE Aviation to service the LEAP engines platform. Under the agreement, the Abu Dhabi based company will provide performance restoration overhaul services on the GEnx-1B engine as well as continued time (quick turn) overhauls on CFM International’s LEAP engines for…

De Havilland Canada extends support contract with Falcon

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited has signed a five-year extension to its smart parts agreement with Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services. The agreement provides component management for the airline’s fleet of three Dash 8-400 aircraft. Falcon Aviation Services chief operating officer Ramandeep Oberoi said: “We are pleased to further…

Qatar Airways partners with GE on foam wash engine cleaning system

Qatar Airways has partnered with GE Aviation following a three-year trial of the GE360 foam wash system. The airline’s technical department is the first in the industry to be awarded the enhanced engine cleaning technology, which replaces the traditional water wash method in order to improve engine performance, fuel efficiency…