Atlas Air signs $800m agreement with GE Aviation for GEnx-2B engines

Atlas Air has signed a USD 800million agreement with GE Aviation for GEnx-2B engines. These engines with power Atlas Air’s four Boeing 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also covers TrueChoice Overhaul service for the engines which includes the time and material required to overhaul these engines. John W. Dietrich, Atlas Air Worldwide President and Chief ExecutiveRead More

MAAS Aviation partners with FL Technics to create world class re-delivery center in Lithuania

Following a multi-million Euro investment, MAAS Aviation, recognized experts in aircraft painting and exterior coatings, has opened a new purpose-built paint shop at Kaunas Airport (KUN) in Lithuania, adjacent to FL Technics’ MRO facilities. Combining base maintenance, painting and parking/storage in one location is an attractive proposition for leasing companies. It minimizes aircraft ground timeRead More

Aersale gears up for 24 Boeing aircraft at its MRO facility in Arizona

There is a hive of activity at AerSale’s heavy MRO facility in Goodyear, Arizona. The preparations are in full swing for the upcoming 24 Boeing 757-200 Passenger aircraft. The aircraft are stored at AerSale’s Roswell, NM facility and will be ferried to Goodyear soon. Commenting on the upcoming conversion business, Craig Wright, AerSale’s President ofRead More

Magnetic MRO brings ‘digital’ to the audit process

Magnetic MRO, a Total Technical Care and asset management organization, together with teams of auditors from PwC as well as from company’s co-owners, Guangzhou Hangxin Aviation Technology, has trailed unconventional stock-taking method and performed their first virtual stock-taking. As due to the recent pandemic travel and hangars visits are temporarily suspended, it has an effectRead More

Safran signs Support-By-Hour contract with SGGAC

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contract with State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC), covering their H215 and H225 fleets. This contract formalizes a long-term MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) and service agreement supporting a total of 4 Makila engines. This contract also includes the renewal of SBH® support for 14 Arriel 2DRead More

Pratt & Whitney launches comprehensive maintenance coverage

Pratt & Whitney has introduced a comprehensive level of pay-per-hour engine maintenance coverage called Platinum for its new PT6 E Series engines powering the Pilatus PC-12 NGX aircraft. This coverage is offered through the Eagle Service Plan. Nicholas Kanellias, vice-president, general aviation at Pratt & Whitney said, “As the first turboprop engine in general aviationRead More

EngineStands24 introduces engine stand tracking

EngineStands24 adds to their promise for the ultimate customer convenience and introduces new top-notch engine stand tracking. EngineStands24, a subsidiary of a global provider of Total Technical Care for aircraft operators and lessors, Magnetic MRO, has announced they have recently upgraded the engine stands tracking system, adding new tracking devices to the current stand pool.Read More

Magnetic MRO completes full VIP aircraft interior refurbishment for Embraer Legacy 600

MAC Aero Interiors, subsidiary of a global provider of Total Technical Care for aircraft operators and lessors, Magnetic MRO, has recently successfully completed a full VIP aircraft interior refurbishment project for a private charter flights management company. Embraer Legacy 600 aircraft have been delivered to Magnetic MRO hangars in Tallinn, Estonia, in September. The ProjectRead More

ST Engineering’s commercial aerospace business to subsume into a larger Commercial cluster

ST Engineering will subsume its commercial aerospace business into a larger Commercial cluster, as part of a company-wide reorganization. The changes, which kicks in January next year, will also see its defense aerospace business moved to a separate Defense and Public Security cluster. ST Engineering says that the new Commercial cluster will drive the group’sRead More

MTU predicts civil maintenance business growth in 2021, commercial engine manufacturing revenue to remain flat

MTU foresees substantial growth for its civilian maintenance business in 2021, while commercial engine manufacturing revenue is set to remain flat. The German engine subassembly manufacturer and maintenance provider gave its “initial outlook for 2021”, as part of a capital market day in November. Noting the company’s “strong position” for narrowbody engine MRO and aRead More