Major Boost for Akasa Air: CFM International to Power Fleet with LEAP-1B Engines

This article was published on: March1,2024 5:50 AM

Akasa Air and CFM International have signed an agreement to purchase CFM LEAP-1B engines to power 150 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The agreement also includes spare engines and a services contract. The Mumbai-based operator launched its operations in August 2022 and had previously ordered a total of 76 LEAP-1B- powered 737-8 aircraft, of which 22Read More

Turkish Technic Hits Key Milestone in First A330P2F Conversion Project with EFW

This article was published on: February29,2024 5:49 AM

Turkish Technic has embarked on A330P2F conversions in collaboration with Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), the centre for Airbus Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) conversions. As the first MRO company to operate as a conversion house directly collaborating with EFW for A330P2F, Turkish Technic has recently achieved a key milestone by performing the Upper Frame Shell (UFS) cut-out and successfullyRead More

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise and Ansett Aviation Training Sign MoU for Strategic Collaboration

This article was published on: February28,2024 5:47 AM

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has signed an MoU with Ansett Aviation Training (AAT), an operator of pilot simulator training centres. This MoU will promote the United Arab Emirates as a leading global aviation service provider and strengthen ties between DAE and AAT by supporting each other’s customer bases and fostering collaboration. AAT, headquartered in Australia,Read More

Etihad Airways Welcomes Three New Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to Its Fleet

This article was published on: February27,2024 10:09 AM

Etihad Airways is celebrating the arrival of three new Boeing 787-9 aircraft this weekend. The national airline of the UAE welcomed the latest additions to its expanding fleet at Abu Dhabi Zayed International Airport. The new aircraft will begin operations this month, helping Etihad to expand in line with its ambitious roadmap which will seeRead More

Saudia Academy Expands Fleet with L3Harris A320neo Simulators for Advanced Aviation Training

This article was published on: February27,2024 5:46 AM

Saudia Academy has launched two new A320neo flight simulators, provided by L3Harris Technologies (LHX). This addition brings the academy’s total to five advanced simulators of this type. The launch event, held under the patronage of His Excellency the Director General of Saudia Group, Ibrahim Al-Omar, and attended by delegates and esteemed guests including L3Harris andRead More

Strongest trade attendance in Singapore Airshow’s history signals strong recovery in aviation

This article was published on: February26,2024 10:12 AM

 Singapore Airshow 2024, Asia’s most influential aerospace and defence event, announced an unparallelled trade attendee turnout at its ninth edition that was held at the Changi Exhibition Centre from 20-23 February 2024. The record number of close to 60,000 trade attendees, a 10% increase compared to the previous high in the 2018 edition, signals aRead More

Korean Air enhances operational capability with Skywise digital solutions

This article was published on: February26,2024 10:07 AM

Korean Air has taken a significant step in ensuring safety, bolstering sustainability, and optimising operational efficiency of its engineering operations, with the selection of the Airbus Skywise Predictive Maintenance + (S.PM+) and Skywise Health Monitoring (S.HM) digital solutions. Signed at the Singapore Airshow, the agreement covers the airline’s entire Airbus fleet, consisting of 56 aircraft,Read More

Saudia Technic and Embraer Services Ink Landmark MoU for Aviation Collaboration

This article was published on: February26,2024 5:45 AM

Saudia Technic and Embraer Services and Support signed an MoU at the show to collaborate in maintenance and training. The agreement aims to enhance cooperation in commercial aviation, with a focus on the E2 jets family and executive aviation maintenance. Saudia Technic chief executive Fahd Cynndy said during the signing: “Through this MoU, we embarkRead More

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