ST Engineering awarded $808m worth MRO contracts in last quarter

ST Engineering’s aerospace unit has clinched $1.1 billion ($808 million) worth of new MRO contracts in the quarter that ended 31 December. This brings the total value of the unit’s contracts for 2019 to about S$4.2 billion, nearly twice of S$2.1 billion in 2018. Among the new deals the unit clinched was a heavy maintenanceRead More

CSAT enters into base maintenance agreement with Jet2

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a subsidiary company of Prague Airport and provider of aircraft repair and maintenance services, has entered into a base maintenance agreement with leading leisure airline Jet2. Under the contract, employees of CSAT provide Boeing 737NG aircraft base maintenance checks for UK carrier in facilities at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Czech AirlinesRead More

KF Aerospace to provide heavy maintenance and modification to Air Transat aircraft fleet

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

Russia upgrades Air Serbia aircraft fleet with new MRO facility at Belgrade Airport

Russia has offered to build a maintenance center at Belgrade Airport to support a potential order for Sukhoi Superjets from Air Serbia. “The Russian side offers help in upgrading the aircraft fleet of the Serbian national carrier Air Serbia,“ said president Vladimir Putin in a press conference with his Serbian counterpart. Putin added, “We areRead More

SAS to start paperless MRO services soon

SAS aims to move to a paperless maintenance environment over the next two years, notes Gunnar Andersson, director of technical training at SAS. At present, SAS mechanics use iPads to access to aircraft manuals, but these devices are mainly used on tarmacs, not in hangars. Andersson says SAS plans to launch in the first quarterRead More

Strata to receive composite aircraft parts from CTRM

Strata Manufacturing (Strata), the advanced composite aero-structures manufacturing company wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC, has signed a contract with Composites Technology Research Malaysia (CTRM) for the supply of composite detail aircraft parts. Under the 10-year contract, which was signed at the Dubai Airshow 2019, CTRM will supply Strata with structural composite detail partsRead More

Lufthansa increases its MRO footprint in the Middle East

Lufthansa Technik Middle East (LTME) has further increased its footprint for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services in the Gulf region and is set to continue on its recent growth path. The wholly-owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG has recently expanded both its production capacity as well as its product and capabilities portfolio. In addition,Read More

HAECO ITM extends MRO services to Air Hong Kong

HAECO ITM Limited, a member of the HAECO Group, recently announced an agreement signed with Air Hong Kong Limited (“AHK”) to provide its Airbus A330-300 freighter fleet with inventory technical management support. The contract covers component MRO, repair management, component pooling, component engineering support services and AOG support. In addition to the Airbus A330-300F, HAECORead More

Ryanair outsources its airframe maintenance to Joramco

The Dublin-based low-cost carrier has booked two lines at Joramco’s facility for heavy checks of its Boeing 737NG aircraft from this November through March 2020. Ryanair has its own maintenance facilities in Lithuania, Scotland, Poland, Spain. Evidently, though, it needs more capacity to service its huge fleet, and in Joramco it has looked further afieldRead More

Magnetic MRO presents a full ‘ready-to-GO’ B737 NG Flight Control Kit

Magnetic MRO has presented a new component supply program for Boeing 737 NG operators, owners and maintenance organizations – Full Flight Control Kit. The kit includes a complete ‘ready-to-GO’ list of primary and secondary flight controls that are available for worldwide delivery. Magnetic MRO prepared a complete Serviceable Boeing 737 NG kit with EASA FormRead More