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Zone: Middle East/Africa

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…

DAE’s Joramco obtains EASA Part-145 approvals for 737 Max and A320neo

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise’s (DAE) engineering division and Amman based MRO Joramco has obtained EASA Part-145 approvals for two additional aircraft types, Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo. This is the third additional approval during the last six months following receipt of EASA Part-145 approval for Boeing 787 in September 2018….

Etihad Airways Engineering joins forces with Fabrica Argentina de Aviones

Etihad Airways Engineering, the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East, has signed a collaboration agreement with Argentina’s main aircraft manufacturer, Fabrica Argentina de Aviones (FAdeA), to serve MRO customers in South America. The agreement enables both companies to leverage their strengths and become significant…

Etihad restructures aircraft orders

Etihad Airways has restructured planned aircraft orders from both Airbus and Boeing. In its statement, Etihad said that it will take delivery of five Airbus A350-1000, 26 Airbus A321neos and six Boeing 777-9 aircraft. The airline said it also will continue to accept its 787 orders. Its remaining orders will…

Boeing to provide Uzbekistan Airways with landing gear services

Boeing has reached an agreement with Uzbekistan Airways to provide services that will enable the airline to more efficiently and effectively maintain its 787-8 Dreamliner fleet through the Boeing Landing Gear Exchange program. The flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan will rely on Boeing to support its fleet with…

Two Kenya Airways aircraft collide in the hangar

Two Kenya Airways Embraer 190 aircraft collided on February 8, 2019, the airline reports. The incident occurred during a standard technical engine maintenance check at the hangar that caused movement of one of the aircraft hence the impact. Both planes were not in operations at this time therefore no passengers…