MAC Aero Interiors offers simple solution to fast-track the recovery of air-travel

MAC Aero Interiors, subsidiary of a global provider of Total Technical Care for aircraft operators and lessors, Magnetic MRO, reacting to the current situation in the aviation market, has started the production of the sanitizing kits, designed for both airports and airlines and aimed at tackling both the virus and the fear of air-travel becauseRead More

Airbus seeks ‘new solutions’ as it backs out of joint venture with Thai Airways

Airbus has reportedly backed out of a joint venture with Thai Airways to build a new MRO campus at Thailand’s U-Tapao airport. A report from local newspaper The Nation cites Thai Airways Technical executive vice president Cherdphan Chotikhun as saying that the European airframer had withdrawn from the cooperation as it was affected by theRead More

Vortex Aviation’s new facility receives EASA certification from Irish Aviation Authority

Vortex Aviation, a turbine engine support company providing services across Europe and neighboring countries, recently announced its Dublin facility received Maintenance approval under EASA certification from the competent authorities (IAA) Irish Aviation Authority. Vortex Aviation located in Dublin Ireland, provides engine hospital shop visit maintenance activities to support its global customer base of lessors, owners andRead More

APOC Aviation closes on three airframe deals

Part-out activity has commenced this month in Marana, Arizona for two A319-132 airframes recently acquired by APOC Aviation.   MSN 1758 and 1790 were formerly operated by Air Macau and the parts are expected to arrive into APOC’s stock during April/May. Jasper van den Boogaard, VP Airframe Acquisition & Trading at APOC Aviation, is a certified ISTATRead More

SIAEC is stepping up efforts to mitigate covid-19 impact

SIA Engineering (SIAEC) is stepping up efforts to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus crisis, including bigger management pay cuts and the deferral of non-essential capital expenditure. The company is also planning to boost its own liquidity in what it described as “the increasingly difficult business environment” in a statement. “We will also take measures toRead More

Spirit completes its first ever fuselage section for Boeing

Spirit AeroSystems has completed its first integrated 767 forward fuselage section for Boeing. Spirit previously designed and built four separate forward fuselage end items for the 767 — the cab, lower lobe and two side panels. These were shipped by rail to Boeing for integration. With this new statement of work, Spirit will integrate theRead More

KF Aerospace to provide heavy maintenance and modifications on Air Transat fleets

KF Aerospace has signed a contract with Canada’s Air Transat to provide heavy maintenance and modifications on the Montreal-based airline’s fleet of aircraft, including the A321, B737NG and A330 widebody. KF has already invested in the staffing and tooling capability at its YHM Hamilton base to support the unique needs of the A321, the A330Read More

Magnetic MRO, OSM Aviation launch pioneering joint apprenticeship program

Magnetic MRO and OSM Aviation (OSM) signed a MoU to engage in a strategic partnership by generating an apprenticeship program aimed at OSM recruits and employees. The first group of qualified technical apprentices from Norway and Sweden has been selected and will start their 24 months practical studies program at the Magnetic MRO in Tallinn, Estonia,Read More

StandardAero acquires turbine component coating specialist TRS Ireland

US maintenance provider StandardAero has acquired turbine component coating specialist TRS Ireland.TRS is in the business of coating blades, vanes and other hot-section engine components, and itscapabilities span the CFM International CFM56 series.It has more than 180 OEM approvals and ‘unique’ certifications from the US Federal Aviation Administration and European Union Aviation Safety Agency, saysRead More

HAECO ITM signs technical support agreement with Thai low-cost carrier

HAECO ITM has signed an inventory technical support agreement with Thai low-cost carrier NokScoot Airlines, its latest customer. The agreement will cover the carrier’s six Boeing 777-200 aircraft, and includes access to HAECO ITM’s component pool, as well as component exchange, repair management and engineering support. NokScoot deputy chief executive Giam Ming Toh says ofRead More