Aero Norway sign agreement to provide engine MRO Services for SAS’ fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft

Norway-based engine MRO facility Aero Norway AS has signed a rolling GTA with repair agreement with SAS Scandinavian Airlines. This covers scheduled and unscheduled engine removals, maintenance, repair and overhaul for their fleet 67 Boeing 737 600/700/800 aircraft equipped with CFM56-7B engines. Aero Norway has been a CFM approved facility for more than twenty five years, and is multi-release FAA, EASA, TCCA, CAAC, GCAA and DGCA certified which further qualifies its worldwide appeal to operators of CFM engines. The CFM56-5B is the engine choice of the global A320 family due to its high reliability and durability, and the CFM56-7B is Read more

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Sine Draco selects Sierra Completions as engineeringdesign supplier for A321-200 SDF passenger-to-frighter

Sierra Completions has been select by Sine Draco for engineering design of its A321 passenger-to-freighter converted aircraft (A321-200 SDF). Sine Draco is an aviation development company, with locations in the USA and China. It focuses on developing, managing and executing large-scale aviation projects, including aircraft design, modification, certification and investment management. The A321-200 SDF aircraft design offers an economic solution for customers with an upper deck loading capability of 14 (88×125 or 88×108) unit load devices (ULDs) and 10 LD3-45 ULDs for the lower deck. Sierra Completions serves private sector, VVIP and head-of-state clientele by modifying transport-category aircraft for interior Read more

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Swiss International Air Lines chooses Joramco as maintenance provider

Swiss International Air Lines and Joramco have signed a 5-year agreement by which Joramco will perform C-Checks and HMV checks on the SWISS Airbus fleet, A320, A333 and A340. The agreement also includes incorporation of ADs, SBs and structure repairs at Joramco’s Base Maintenance facility in Amman (Jordan). As of today Joramco has performed 35 successful layovers for Swiss International Air Lines. SWISS and the Lufthansa Group are working in very close cooperation with Joramco to introduce new ways of working together. Both parties have just completed a week’s workshop together to streamline their procedures and processes. The goal of Read more

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OEMServices signs memo of understanding with Meggitt PLC to serve operators in the Middle East, Africa and Russia

Meggitt PLC and OEMServices have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide component after-market services for airlines operating in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Russia/CIS. OEMServices will provide distribution services for Meggitt in the named regions and a one-stop shop for repair operations utilising dedicated global service centers and a 24/7 AOG hotline, committed to responding to operator needs within the hour. OEMServices’ expertise in serving operators in these markets will ensure that Meggitt OE approved solutions are immediately available, optimizing repair turn around times and minimizing operational interruptions. Adrian Plevin, Meggitt CSS Senior Vice President Sales & Read more

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Embraer and Air Peace sign multi-year Pool Program Agreement for six ERJ-145 jets

Embraer and Air Peace, Nigeria’s leading private airline, have signed a multi-year Pool Program Agreement for spare parts and support covering more than 250 components for their six Embraer ERJ-145 jets. Based at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, in Ikeja, Lagos State, the airline provides passenger and charter services and serves the major cities of Nigeria, the West Coast of Africa and hopes to launch its international operations soon. With their ERJ-145 jets, it aims to expand their local and regional routes and transform air travel in the country. The contract also contemplates access to a huge and reliable stock inventory Read more

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Revima signs new contracts with major US carrier and with Air Serbia

REVIMA has entered into a long-term maintenance agreement for the support of all TSCP700 APUs operated by a US carrier. Through this multi-year agreement, Revima will provide APU and LRU repair and overhaul services for its new customer’s aircraft fleet. The repairs will be carried out at Revima’s main facility located in Normandy, France. Furthermore Revima has reported that it has entered into a Fleet Management Agreement to provide APU Health Monitoring Services for the Pratt & Whitney Canada APS3200 and Honeywell 131-9A APUs installed on A320 family aircraft operated by Air Serbia. The services include a state of the Read more

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STG Aerospace wins order from Volotea for 45 full-colour liTeMood® LED cabin lighting systems

STG Aerospace, the pioneering aircraft cabin lighting specialist, has announced that its full-colour Airbus liTeMood® LED cabin lighting system has been chosen by Volotea, the Spanish low-cost operator. Currently operating a mixed fleet of A319s and Boeing 717s, the airline plans to move to an all-Airbus fleet over the next five years, resulting in this current order with STG Aerospace for no fewer than 45 full-colour liTeMood® systems. Installation on the first batch of aircraft have already begun. Having begun operations in 2012, Volotea currently flies to some 78 European destinations from bases in Spain, France, Italy and Greece. STG Read more

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Southeast Aerospace achieves STC/VSTC for Cobham A300D Satcom on Boeing 737NG

Southeast Aerospace, a leader in STC certifications, has obtained an STC and China validation (VSTC) for the Cobham A300D Satcom system in a Boeing 737NG. This will provide a multitude of connectivity options for crews flying over open waters where typical terrestrial connection is lost. The STC covers the 600/700/800 and 900 series. Operators in China were required to meet the NextGen CAAC mandate for Satellite Communications Implementation Plan for Airline Operations Control. “The Cobham A300 was the most compact and lightweight SwiftBroadband solution,” said Rob Reed, Director of Aircraft Modification Programs. “The ability to stay connected constantly is critical Read more

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GA Telesis MRO Services Component and Composite Repair Groups receive CAAV approval to overhaul components and aerostructures for Vietnamese Airlines

GA Telesis MRO Services – Component Repair Group and Composite Repair Group operations have both received certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV). CAAV approval provides the organizations with direct access to one of the fastest growing MRO markets in Asia for component and composite repair and overhaul. It will also allow the companies to further develop and expand their customer base in the region. The Component Repair Group and Composite Repair Group have previously been approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as well as Read more

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STS Component Solutions and Curtiss-Wright announce new aftermarket distribution partnership

STS Component Solutions partners with Curtiss-Wright’s Sensors & Controls division to add their line of commercial solutions for airlines, business aviation, and rotorcraft to its expanding OEM Distribution portfolio. The products manufactured by Curtiss-Wright include position sensors, rotary and linear actuators, solenoids and valves. “Our agreement with STS Component Solutions allows us to offer our commercial aviation solutions to the aftermarket quickly and effectively,” said Graham Macdonald, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sensors & Controls division. “We are confident the STS Component Solutions team will deliver superior distribution to our customers around the globe.”

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