MTU Aero Engines record 6% increase in its commercial MRO operations in first 6 months of 2021

MTU Aero Engines has reported a six percent revenue increase in its commercial maintenance operations in the first six months of 2021, to €1.35 billion. Overall revenues at the company dropped two percent compared to the year-before period, to €2,004 million. Operating profit was down 15 per cent to €190 million, while the adjusted EBITRead More

Vallair augments MRO capability with in-house NDT (Non-Destructive Testing)

Vallair, the mature aircraft asset MRO dedicated to the support of both operators and lessors, has augmented its MRO capability with the introduction of in-house NDT (Non-Destructive Testing).  The capability will not only be available at Vallair’s specialist MRO facility in Montpellier and the Aerostructure repair shop in Châteauroux, but also away from these locationsRead More

AerinX and VD Gulf to deploy high-tech digital MRO solutions following successful pilot

AerinX in cooperation with VD Gulf, an independent MRO company in the Middle East region, will apply mixed reality-based system following a successful pilot. The total size of the market of high-tech digital MRO solutions is projected to grow from USD 606 million in 2020 to USD 1,809 million by 2030 meaning an average annualRead More

LTME & Joramco sign agreement for technical expertise and other MRO solutions

Lufthansa Technik Middle East (LTME) and Joramco, the Amman based MRO and the engineering arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), have signed an MoU to provide technical expertise and several MRO solutions to Joramco. The agreement will allow Joramco to enhance their in-house capabilities with the help of LTME, and allow LTME to relocate aRead More

Rolls-Royce clarifies its open & competitive approach to MRO services in a joint statement with IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Rolls-Royce plc have signed a joint statement that clarifies the engine manufacturer’s ongoing commitment to an open and competitive approach to its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. The document was finalized after several months of productive and collaborative dialogue on industry best practice for engine MRO services.Read More

Air China extends its longstanding support agreement with Collins Aerospace

Air China is expanding a longstanding support agreement with Collins Aerospace to include next-generation Boeing and Airbus aircraft and additional aircraft systems. A new agreement signed with Ameco, the MRO company which supports Air China’s fleet, builds on the existing support agreement for avionics onboard the airline’s Boeing and Airbus aircraft. Under the newly-expanded powerRead More

dnata to provide line maintenance support to airlines in Dubai

Global air and travel services provider dnata has partnered with Global Jet Technic to provide line maintenance support to airlines in Dubai. The partnership will see dnata promote Global Jet Technic’s ground handling, cargo and technical services at Dubai International and Dubai World Central airports to its customers. “We are delighted to join forces withRead More

GA Telesis, Air Transport Services Group to build specialized procedures aero engine hospital in the US

GA Telesis and aircraft leasing and air cargo company Air Transport Services Group have entered into a joint venture to build a GA Telesis specialized procedures aero engine hospital (SPAH) in Central or Midwest USA. The aero engine hospital will be capable of inducting more than 200 engines per year, and is planned to beginRead More

Topcast Aviation signs 5-year agreement for Boeing distribution with Honeywell

Aircraft parts distributor Topcast Aviation Supplies has signed a five-year agreement with Honeywell Aerospace for Boeing 737NG parts distribution in Mainland China. The contract covers distribution of Honeywell’s mechanical components, such as starter generators, air and thermal line-replacement units, as well as mechanical systems. There are more than 1,300 in-service 737NG aircraft in China. “TheRead More