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Zone: Middle East/Africa

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…

Ethiopian Airlines signs repair management contract with AJW Group

Ethiopian Airlines has increased its contract with AJW Group with a contract for the maintenance and repair of parts. The contract will be carried out on Ethiopian Airlines’ B737NG component MRO services and will include repairs at AJW Technique, AJW Group’s maintenance facility in Montreal. The airline has been a…

Joramco signs heavy maintenance agreement with ICBC Aviation Leasing

Anman-based Joramco, the MRO and engineering arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has signed a heavy maintenance agreement with ICBC Aviation Leasing. Under the agreement ICBC, a leasing company based in China, will perform a redelivery check including a full paint livery for one A330 aircraft of its fleet. Jeff Wilkinson,…

Etihad Airways set to launch AI platform to promote intrapreneurship

Etihad Airways and Swae, a start-up based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform aimed at promoting intrapreneurship. The platform aims to allow employees to propose innovative solutions to address Etihad’s ongoing business challenges and untapped opportunities. Tony Douglas, group chief executive officer, Etihad Aviation Group,…

Etihad Airways set to launch AI platform to promote intrapreneurship

Etihad Airways and Swae, a start-up based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform aimed at promoting intrapreneurship. The platform aims to allow employees to propose innovative solutions to address Etihad’s ongoing business challenges and untapped opportunities. Tony Douglas, group chief executive officer, Etihad Aviation Group,…

Bombardier establishes Dubai new line maintenance station

Bombardier has signed an agreement with Jetex for the establishment of a new line maintenance station in Dubai, UAE. The group believes this will further complement the tip-to-tail maintenance services provided by Bombardier’s service and support network in the Middle East and around the globe. The new line maintenance station…

Air Arabia selects AMOS as its new MRO software

Air Arabia has chosen Swiss-AS AMOS as its new MRO software. Air Arabia has opted for the AMOS Airline-MRO Edition, which provides all the functions needed to cover the entire spectrum of the carrier’s maintenance operations efficiently.

APOC Aviation acquires three A320 airframes for part-out in China

APOC Aviation has acquired three A320 airframes for part-out.  MSN 712, 718 and 720 were formerly acquired by CALC Group (China Aircraft Leasing Group) from China Southern Air Leasing earlier this year. APOC will retain CALC Group’s MRO joint venture, FL ARI Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Company (FL ARI) to…

Air Tanzania teams up with Maureva for Flight Scheduling & Crew Management Solution.

Air Tanzania has implemented Maureva’s, ALEXIS – Flight Scheduling & Crew management Solution, to improve daily operations, enable better decision-making, enhance aircraft as well as crew utilisation and better manage disruptions. By implementing ALEXIS to replace legacy manual processes, the solution’s combination of controls and advanced features will streamline Air…

EL AL launches advanced Viasat in-flight Wi-Fi on transatlantic flights

EL AL Israel Airlines has launched the Viasat in-flight Wi-Fi service on transatlantic flights. The in-flight Wi-Fi service will leverage the advanced ViaSat-2 satellite to bring high-speed internet to key EL AL routes flying to and from major North American destinations including: New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Miami as well…